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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 03-11-14, 11:09 PM   #1
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I guess I can't hang out here anymore?

Cracked 200!

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Old 03-11-14, 11:24 PM   #2
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Ha! Sorry to see you go ;-) Congrats!
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Old 03-11-14, 11:47 PM   #3
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Pure awesomeness!! The snobs over at the 41 will still call you a Clyde, so just keep hanging out. Lol.
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Old 03-12-14, 03:46 AM   #5
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I've cracked it too, in the past two weeks, but it won't stop me posting here.
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Old 03-12-14, 05:16 AM   #7
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Awesome! Hope to be there in summer if not by the beginning of summer. It's been a long winter....
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Old 03-12-14, 06:56 AM   #8
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I have been under 200 for several months but I still think this is the best forum! I feel if you are still over your goal this is the place to be.
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Old 03-12-14, 07:32 AM   #11
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I cracked it a while back too, feels great to hit a major goal. Big congrats!!!
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Old 03-12-14, 10:59 AM   #13
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Congrats! I got under 200 early last summer but I still post in this forum. I'm still heavy although nowhere near 200 anymore, and still slow over the bars so I figure I'm safe here than in the more "hardcore" cycling forums
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Check your scale's batteries....

But seriously, congrats.
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Congratulations. Great to see.
Do other threads offer the support that you get here.
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Congrats to you I have 14.6 lbs to go
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I am another former clyde, coming up on a year under 200 ... altho at 6'3" I guess I will always qualify. Congrats, but keep posting.
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YESSS! A thousand congratulations!

I'm sure I can speak for the other clydes when I implore you to stay and be an inspiration for the rest of us.
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Haha! Thanks...I'm sure I'll be up/down around it (200...) for a bit. My goal weight is 190 by early Fall....

I was surprised..It's taken FOREVER, 2 & 1/2 months...to drop from 205...

Now I have Spring to look forward to...

Yeah, this is a pretty cool forum.
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Meh, I think clyde is a mindset... even if I (eventually) break 200, it won't be one of those things that I can check off as accomplished. It will require constant vigilance to stay there, which makes me a clyde forever as far as I'm concerned.
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Wow, way to go!

I think TH has it right.
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Wow....I cannot believe all these non-clydes coming out of the closet on this thread.
And all this time I thought you guys were fat like me.

Congrats...keep up the good work. I hope to be there myself......soon. The scale keeps telling me I am heading in the right direction.

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Meh, I think clyde is a mindset... even if I (eventually) break 200, it won't be one of those things that I can check off as accomplished. It will require constant vigilance to stay there, which makes me a clyde forever as far as I'm concerned.
Exactly how I feel. Even at 186 (down from 267) I have been heavy more than not, and I'll never feel that I can completely let my guard down.
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"check your batteries" got a big laugh. I'm also no longer technically a clyde. I've dropped 100lb and I am aware of it constantly when I do something I could not have come close to doing two years ago but in some sense I still feel as if I am super over weight. It feels very very odd to rub my shoulder and feel bones. There is some interesting baggage for people that have lost a lot of weight, eh? Regardless of that, congrats.
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Congrats on your non-"Clyde-ness" weight achievement!!!!

However, since I have way more than enough on the scale to cement me in the "Clyde" distinction for quite awhile, I offer you an honorary 20lbs to keep you here (and I'll *still* be easily in the Clyde range!).
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