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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 09-01-13, 07:12 AM   #1
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Biggest Loser: September Edition

These threads are a great motivator for me so here we go.

Starting weight = 253
Goal weight = 245
Distance goal = 280 km

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Old 09-01-13, 07:22 AM   #2
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I'm game, worked well last month.

Starting weight: 228.5
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DoB (Distance on Bike): 100km (less opportunity to ride this month).
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Old 09-01-13, 08:48 AM   #3
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Here's my first shot at one of these. This will be my first month of riding.

Starting weight: 354
Goal Weight: 340
Distance Goal: 60 miles

Rides:
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[TD="align: right"]5.01[/TD]
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[TD="align: right"]9/4/13[/TD]
[TD="align: right"]7.11[/TD]
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[TD="align: right"]9/5/13[/TD]
[TD="align: right"]5.69[/TD]
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[TD="align: right"]9/6/13[/TD]
[TD="align: right"]6.7[/TD]
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[TD="align: right"]9/7/13[/TD]
[TD="align: right"]6.66[/TD]
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[TD="align: right"]9/8/13[/TD]
[TD="align: right"]5.47[/TD]
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[TD="align: right"]9/9/13[/TD]
[TD="align: right"]5.15[/TD]
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[TD="align: right"]9/10/13[/TD]
[TD="align: right"]5.53[/TD]
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[TD="align: right"]9/11/13[/TD]
[TD="align: right"]10.04[/TD]
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[TD="align: right"]4.54[/TD]
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[TD="align: right"]6.45[/TD]
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[TD="align: right"]9/17/13[/TD]
[TD="align: right"]7.52[/TD]
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Weight:
8/30/13 354
9/5/13 350
9/12/13 350
9/20/12 345
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Old 09-01-13, 08:49 AM   #4
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First shot at this thread, but the August mileage thread motivated me to ride more.

Starting weight - 261
Goal weight - 255
Distance goal - 150 miles

I might have tried for 200, but September in Buffalo can be iffy. I'll reassess mid month.
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Old 09-01-13, 09:42 AM   #5
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I will give it a try.

Starting weight - 259
Goal weight - 249
Distance Goal - 200 miles
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Old 09-01-13, 01:42 PM   #6
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Starting weight: 191
Goal weight - 187 (188 is acceptable) .
ULTIMATE GOAL: 180 By New Years Eve

I figure I have sept, oct, nov, dec to lose 11 pounds, so it's like 2 or 3 pounds a month. I could 'easily' do it if I was living in an area with no real winter, but unfortunately i'm in NY.
So I have to try to tighten up my diet, reduce miles on the bike, and my ultimate priority is school, which is very difficult.

So my goal is very small.
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Old 09-01-13, 03:02 PM   #7
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Had good luck in August (7.8 pounds lost), so I'm game for another month.

September 01 = 236.0 pounds.

Goal is to lose 8 to 10 pounds.

Shooting for 200 miles.

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Old 09-01-13, 03:17 PM   #8
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Old 09-01-13, 03:34 PM   #9
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I'll join too

Starting weight: 144.3 kg (318 lbs)
Goal weight: 140 kg (308 lbs)
Goal distance: 150 km
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Old 09-01-13, 03:34 PM   #10
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Old 09-01-13, 10:23 PM   #11
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This is a great motivator for me even if I didn't loose the 10 lbs last month like I hoped to. I did beat my mileage goal by 50% and that made me feel good.
This month I have a lot happening so I am sticking with my 200 mile goal and going to try match my August loss of 6 lbs. If I make it I will be at 188.

When I started riding my bike I had a goal to be down to 180 by Jan. 1 which would be the least I have weighed in at least 20 years. I think I am off to a good start and very optimistic!
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Old 09-01-13, 10:26 PM   #12
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Starting weight: 306
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Goal Distance: 250 miles

(Lost 14 lbs in August)
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Old 09-02-13, 04:55 AM   #13
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I'll join here. When i saw the thread title for the first time for August, I thought it was a discussion about the TV show, LOL.

I didn't get a chance to ride yesterday, so....

Yesterday starting weight: 226
Goal: 215
Mileage goal: 200

Total goal is 200 by Christmas. Hope to ride up until Thanksgiving dependent on when the snow starts to fly.
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Old 09-02-13, 05:08 AM   #14
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First post, hello everyone

Today's starting weight: 87kg (191lbs)
Month Goal: 80kg (176lbs)
Year Goal: 70kg (154lbs)
Mileage goal: 100

I want to aim for 100 miles a month. I live in Japan, so it's really easy to bike anywhere for long distances. The only downside is that this country is extremely mountainous, so it's a big struggle to get up over the hills with steep inclines (usually I have to walk up them). I just started cycling Aug 5th in order to drop weight so hopefully I'll hit my goal by New Years....
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Old 09-02-13, 07:07 AM   #15
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Starting weight: 306
Goal: 206
Goal Distance: 250 miles

(Lost 14 lbs in August)
Is this a typo, or are you setting a lofty goal of 100lbs for the month?
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What are the rues/guidelines to the "challenge"? thinking of getting involved to hopefully motivate my lazy self!
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Old 09-02-13, 10:50 AM   #17
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You guys are awesome. Just get out there and ride. Remember that what you eat is important, fuel the machine!
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Old 09-02-13, 01:53 PM   #18
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I did this July and Aug, so far so good...started at 262...so I'm in again.

Goal: lose 5 lbs.
ride 250 miles

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9/2 - 254

Ttl Miles: 36
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What are the rues/guidelines to the "challenge"? thinking of getting involved to hopefully motivate my lazy self!
It's not really a formal challenge, just a personal one. Basicly you just post: your starting weight, goal weight by the end of the month, and your mileage goal if you so choose. Then you can post updates at whatever interval you choose, I do it weekly, but do what suits you from daily to just at the end of the month. It's kind of an accountability thing that helps keep some of us on track. Join in and good luck reaching whatever goal you set.
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Going on tour. All bets are off.

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400 miles and 5 lbs
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I'll join this month.

Start: 228 lbs
Goal: 219 lbs
Mileage: 600km

If I can hit my goal this month, it will be my lowest weight in ~10 years!
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ok ... I'm in, because I'm not making progress and need to be accountable

9.2.13 weigh in - 283
Goal - 273
Miles goal - 300
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Is this a typo, or are you setting a lofty goal of 100lbs for the month?
maybe he/she has a skinny child moving out or is trading in a gf/bf for a new sleeker model :headscratch:
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31 miles today
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