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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 03-28-14, 09:23 PM   #1
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Longest ride to date

Spent the last couple weeks in the Scottsdale Arizona area. Been riding my bike anywhere from 12-60 Kms a day. Today I did 101 Kms. Felt good.
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Old 03-28-14, 09:33 PM   #2
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Awesome! I'll bet if you kept riding then took a rest day you could push beyond that.
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great stuff, keep it up!
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FAN-FREAKING-TASTIC.

Best ride this year is 50 one day, then 25 commute in to work and a grueling 25 home the next day.
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Now repeat that in the Phoenix area this summer.
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Only done 65 Miles in one go, but that was last summer at a casual pace when I was a bit lighter =(. And congrats 101KM!!!! WOW!
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I had been commuting by bike since '06, but those were short. For me a long weekend ride was fifteen miles. In '10 I did my first charity ride of 25 miles, my longest since I was a young kid on a "ten speed". I started pretty Clyde, and worked my way up in distance so that after a couple of health setbacks, did my first Century last November, and another last month.

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I'm hoping to be able to do a century this summer. I'm sure I will be able to do it but I like the journey up to it. Making certain small milestones is rewarding. I've been working on my weight (started at 265 lbs) and just hit 219.5 about 4 days ago. Next goal is 200 by July.
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Not to burst your bubble, but if you can ride 61 miles, you can ride 100 miles. The difference is mostly mental (and getting your nutrition right). Pick a flat-ish century near you and sign up for it!
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Nice one! As TrojanHorse said, now go for 100 miles!
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