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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-24-16, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 830
Posted By ChiefTJS
Run it by the local shop and see what they have...

Run it by the local shop and see what they have to say, an estimate costs nothing and you may get good news. I always tell people to get a quality bike to start with as it makes a huge difference. ...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-25-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By ChiefTJS
Congratulations!! It's a wonderful feeling isn't...

Congratulations!! It's a wonderful feeling isn't it? I made it in December and while I'm at 204 today I've done a pretty good job of keeping the weight down. I sincerely hope you make it to 180.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-12-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By ChiefTJS
Great job!!! I love to see success stories.

Great job!!! I love to see success stories.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-12-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By ChiefTJS
The first miles are the hardest, once you get...

The first miles are the hardest, once you get past a certain point you'll be racking up miles like crazy. I hit it hard last year at 47/242 and lost 42lbs and my Clyde status . When I started I...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-09-14, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,598
Posted By ChiefTJS
I bought my Kona Jake as a reward for weight loss...

I bought my Kona Jake as a reward for weight loss and couldn't be happier with it. Rails to trails, gravel, road riding, a few muddy spots after a rain, doing a century in August. I see zero...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-09-14, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By ChiefTJS
Looks like you're well on your way!! With the...

Looks like you're well on your way!! With the weight loss you've already completed you are inspiring others!!!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-27-14, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,228
Posted By ChiefTJS
I bought a Serfas RX for my Hybrid and after a...

I bought a Serfas RX for my Hybrid and after a few rides I liked it so much that I bought another one for my cross bike. Geometry is totally different but the same seat works perfectly for me on...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-22-14, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By ChiefTJS
My best advice, let her set the pace and the...

My best advice, let her set the pace and the distance. I used to dread riding with my wife as I was just kind of plodding along thinking it was a time waster. I finally got my head right and really...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 05-22-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,706
Posted By ChiefTJS
Hybrid, comfort, whatever gets you out on the...

Hybrid, comfort, whatever gets you out on the road and enjoying cycling!! Your Raleigh looks like a nice bike and if it suits your needs then you did good.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-15-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,568
Posted By ChiefTJS
You are to be congratulated, great job!! I broke...

You are to be congratulated, great job!! I broke 200 back in December and I've floated a few pounds either side since then. Don't think the work is done, that weight can come back real quick if you...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-04-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,385
Posted By ChiefTJS
My wife started running a few years ago and was...

My wife started running a few years ago and was having some wind issues so she saw the Dr. and got an albuteral (sp?) inhaler. She used it about twenty minutes before a run and it got her through...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-27-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By ChiefTJS
I really enjoyed the book, having abused myself...

I really enjoyed the book, having abused myself for years as well I found it pretty easy to identify with him.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-26-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,061
Posted By ChiefTJS
Job Well Done!!! I bought my reward when I lost...

Job Well Done!!! I bought my reward when I lost my Clyde status but it took me way less than a hundred pounds to do it. You are to be commended and I hope you enjoy that bike.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-31-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By ChiefTJS
Awesome!!! Welcome aboard, now that you have a...

Awesome!!! Welcome aboard, now that you have a bike all there is left is to ride like the wind!! I lost 42 pounds from biking and nutrition last year and have another 20 to ditch this year. While...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 03-31-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,128
Posted By ChiefTJS
I mainly ride on the multi use paths and take the...

I mainly ride on the multi use paths and take the bike there with my car. I agree, sharing the road with those who don't share is not a comfortable feeling. I'm lucky, there's some wonderful trails...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-12-14, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,553
Posted By ChiefTJS
I cracked it a while back too, feels great to hit...

I cracked it a while back too, feels great to hit a major goal. Big congrats!!!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-11-14, 05:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,932
Posted By ChiefTJS
First conclusion I come to is the same as...

First conclusion I come to is the same as nymtber, try a different seat. Your weight is not the issue, lots bigger folks than you have done it and you can too!! Besides, if you watch the nutrition...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-09-14, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,202
Posted By ChiefTJS
I started riding last year about this time at 242...

I started riding last year about this time at 242 and I'm now stuck at 200 with a strong desire to hit 175 by the end of the year. Nutrition is very good and now that spring is popping up I'll be...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-30-14, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By ChiefTJS
A friend of my daughter was doing it, had gone an...

A friend of my daughter was doing it, had gone an entire month without solid food and had lost I believe 30lb. She said she felt fine and was going to continue it on a more limited basis after the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-14-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By ChiefTJS
I'd say that's more than a small victory!! ...

I'd say that's more than a small victory!! Celebrate it and look for new victories every day!!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-05-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By ChiefTJS
Congrats!! This place is one great story after...

Congrats!! This place is one great story after another, I love to read them as it helps keep my motivation up.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-17-13, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By ChiefTJS
Jake is now home and safe!! We're bonding on the...

Jake is now home and safe!! We're bonding on the Kurt Kinetic and officially in training for a spring century. Minor adjustments to Jake and major ones to myself and we should get along just fine. ...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-14-13, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 914
Posted By ChiefTJS
Well, 2013 started my weight loss and I'm down...

Well, 2013 started my weight loss and I'm down 42lbs. The challenge is to keep up the exercise and nutrition through these winter months that kill me. Just got a new bike and I think I'm going to...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-12-13, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By ChiefTJS
Pretty excited about the Kona. It'll be a week...

Pretty excited about the Kona. It'll be a week or so before they get the interrupt levers put on for me so I'll just have to wait. I'm sure the incentive game won't work for everyone, but it did...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-10-13, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By ChiefTJS
My Reward

I had been telling myself that when I lost 42lbs and broke the 200lb barrier that I would get a new bike. Well I broke 200 just before Thanksgiving and I've been researching bikes for at least a...
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