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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 09-03-13, 08:35 PM   #1
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Hi everyone!

I'm glad I found this place, I feel I'm the only one over 200lbs at my LBS. I started cycling this summer, picked up a Cervelo R3 with 105. I'm 235-240lbs. This is my natural weight, so I think I'll always be a clyde.

I've put over 500km's so far this summer, my bike has been bomb proof.

I have this attitude to get on my bike and ride. Who cares how fast or long, just at long as you take it out for a spin frequently.
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Old 09-03-13, 09:01 PM   #2
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Welcome, eh. Sorry, I couldn't pass up the obvious.

You will find this group friendly and helpful.
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