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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 06-12-14, 05:28 AM   #1
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Clyde No Mo

After 3 years I finally got below 200! For the last 10 days I've been 199 or less. Now on to my goal weight of 162.

Many thanks to you guys for supporting me in my recovery journey.


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Old 06-12-14, 05:32 AM   #2
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Congrats ! and good luck !
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Awesome and Congrats to ya.
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Old 06-12-14, 06:02 AM   #4
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Great job! Another 52 pounds and I will be there myself.

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Old 06-12-14, 06:33 AM   #5
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Cain't call YOU no fatty no mo!

Congrats!

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Old 06-12-14, 08:19 AM   #6
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Thanks guys

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Congrats I've got 8 lbs to go !!
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Yay! That's great news. I'm shooting for sub 170, let's go!
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After 3 years I finally got below 200! For the last 10 days I've been 199 or less. Now on to my goal weight of 162.

Many thanks to you guys for supporting me in my recovery journey.


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Congrats.
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Old 06-12-14, 09:36 AM   #11
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Awesome! I am struggling to get there myself... appreciate the inspiration!
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Old 06-12-14, 09:44 AM   #12
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That's awesome! Can't wait for myself. 20 lb. I don't seem to be losing very fast now. I've only just recently got rid of the Christmas 5 lb. rise.
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Congrats Ursa Minor! I'm chasing you, only 17 pounds to go then I'll no longer be a clyde.
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Thanks all. This forum was a big factor in my staying on track.

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Well done!

If your experience is anything like mine, you will get some well intentioned but senseless comments from those around you about a potential relapse. Ignore them; keep fighting. The best way to shut them up is to keep the weight off one day at a time.
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Great job!!! I love to see success stories.
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You will have to start your own weight group. I like the name FlyWeight

And here is a sammich for ya.

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Congrats, I am pretty much at the same point.

I still find myself reading through these threads because often the information for a 230 lb rider is more pertinent for my body then the information for a guy that is 150.
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After 3 years I finally got below 200! For the last 10 days I've been 199 or less. Now on to my goal weight of 162.

Many thanks to you guys for supporting me in my recovery journey.


Charlie
Congrats ya short ******!

(insert your own term of endearment. )

But seriously, I think I remember when you first came over here. What a colossal lifestyle change. Well done, sir.
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Welcome to the Cruiserweight Division.


Cruiserweight is a weight class in cycling for us now smaller than Clydesdale.

The division was established in order to accommodate cyclists whose goal may not be race cut jersey shape, but have ridden their weight down below 200 pounds.
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