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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 09-26-13, 06:49 PM   #1
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Had a good day.

As of today I am no longer obese according to the BMI calculators!! Now I'm just overweight.

My birthday is Sunday and since I have to work, I wanted to do a 50miler today to basically ride my age (I'll be 48), decided to try a new to me trail and loved it. It's one of those rails to trails deals with a crushed limestone surface that had me somewhat concerned as I've only ridden pavement but no worries, it was wonderful. I also hit a goal of breaking 20mph on a split which I've never been able to do and did it for two different miles.

So I knocked out a weight goal, a trail goal, a distance goal and a speed goal all in one day!! Not gloating, I still have a long way to go, but I get inspiration from hearing of others successes and wanted to offer up mine.
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Old 09-26-13, 08:33 PM   #2
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Congrats on meeting multiple goals, and Happy Birthday ...in advance!
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Old 09-26-13, 09:29 PM   #3
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Sounds like you already gave yourself a birthday present. Great job, isn't it energizing.
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