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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 08-24-13, 10:04 AM   #1
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Well I am no longer a Clyde can I still hang around you guys?

Or do I have to stick with those old folks in the 50+ forum. (I'm 61 but still a kid at heart) I'm still fat but have got down to 195. This gets me out of the "obese" category according to the bmi chart and into the really overweight class. It sure sounds better just being fat as compared to "obese"
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Old 08-24-13, 10:55 AM   #2
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I always liked to think that they didn't know what they where saying and just misspelled "a beast"... heck ya I'm a beast... ;-)

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Happy to see another success story!! Feel free to stick around and inspire us.
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I'm a long ways from being successful in my opinion since I wasn't much over 200 when I started riding again and have only been at it a short 6 weeks. But I already feel better my b/p is lower and my clothes fit better so I guess it is a small success. The thing that amazes me and I hope will inspire others to try biking is how quickly I got stronger and felt better. It doesn't take long to start reaping the benefits!
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Getting healthy is a success any way you look at it.
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Hell I've been technicaly not a Clyde for over a year. They let me hang around as well. Congrats on passing the barrier.

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Or do I have to stick with those old folks in the 50+ forum. (I'm 61 but still a kid at heart) I'm still fat but have got down to 195. This gets me out of the "obese" category according to the bmi chart and into the really overweight class. It sure sounds better just being fat as compared to "obese"
Congrats, finding success is great. Paying it forward the greatest.

Provide to others what was provided to you that helped in achieving your goals.
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Old 09-02-13, 08:09 PM   #9
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Congratulations!

I passed below the line sometime in April, but no one has kicked me out so far. I won't tell if you don't!
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