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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 07-12-13, 06:58 AM   #1
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Hello

I just wanted to introduce myself, I started riding about a year a ago at around 450#. Thanks to biking and weight watchers I am now at 300. I didn't know that there was others like me, and its nice to not feel as alone. I am 29, father of 1(soon two), SAHD, and photographer. I look forward to getting to know you all!

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Old 07-12-13, 07:12 AM   #2
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Hi, Micah, and welcome. Congrats on the weight loss, that's awesome. A lot of friendly folks here. Jump in and make yourself at home.
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Old 07-12-13, 07:39 AM   #3
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150! thats awesome. Welcome Ive found a lot of fellowship and support here and Im sure you will too.

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Welcome aboard Micah. Those are some awesome weight loss numbers.

If you ever have any questions, you'll find lots good people here ready to offer help and good advice.

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Welcome to the nuthouse! Congrats on the weight-loss. Those numbers are awesome.

Photographer? What do you like to shoot?
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Old 07-12-13, 09:27 AM   #6
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Welcome to the nuthouse! Congrats on the weight-loss. Those numbers are awesome.

Photographer? What do you like to shoot?
I do weddings/senior/portraits, but love shooting my son
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Very cool. I spent 20+ years making my living with cameras. I did mostly food, then transitioned into mainly seniors. Now it's just a hobby.
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Hello Micah and welcome to the organized insanity that's BF!

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Old 07-12-13, 07:21 PM   #9
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Hi there! I'm a newbie here as well.

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I just wanted to introduce myself, I started riding about a year a ago at around 450#. Thanks to biking and weight watchers I am now at 300. I didn't know that there was others like me, and its nice to not feel as alone. I am 29, father of 1(soon two), SAHD, and photographer. I look forward to getting to know you all!

Micah
Welcome! I'm pretty new around here myself, having only gotten back into biking (and into this forum) less than 3 weeks ago. Going from 450 to 300 is quite an achievement! Keep it up!
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Old 07-12-13, 08:05 PM   #11
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Welcome! I'm a new guy here too. Had my bike for about 3 weeks and loving it. Lost about 35 pounds so far from walking and now riding. Down from 360 to 325.
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Welcome! I'm a new guy here too. Had my bike for about 3 weeks and loving it. Lost about 35 pounds so far from walking and now riding. Down from 360 to 325.
Well done! Keep up the good work.
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