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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 04-27-13, 02:47 PM   #1
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Working my way up to a Century

Was aiming for 25 miles but thanks to a snafu, got lost and did 30 miles instead. Backside tender and jealous of bikers over drop bars. Must be nice. Had a nice ride though and everyone I passed gave me a wave.
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Old 04-27-13, 04:11 PM   #2
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Good job!
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Old 04-27-13, 09:15 PM   #3
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I was surprized to find how accepting most regular bikers are of clydes.

I have been working up to it for 3 years, and have my first metric 6/1, and a full Century 10/12. A year behind schedule, but a health crisis got in the way.
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Old 04-28-13, 02:07 AM   #4
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good on you... def have to start somewhere... I'm in the starting (mostly planning) stages of my first century... i did a 100k a few years ago for tour de cure, I want to push it to a full century now.

as for funky bars with hand positions yes the trekking bars are great

I use titec H bars on mine, goofy but they work for me
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