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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-15-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By rica rica
construction supply places would definitely have...

construction supply places would definitely have something that would work for you. Try searching 'ansi' vest, that's a construction specification. We get ones for guys where I work often. Some are...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-26-13, 06:32 AM
Replies: 925
Views: 33,801
Posted By rica rica
Penny4 I sympathize! I have the same issue with...

Penny4 I sympathize! I have the same issue with work. My two cents is that if I had to go to a gym I would never get there. I have a trainer (in the living room of my miniscule house, but hey, you...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-26-13, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By rica rica
There are people much better with bike...

There are people much better with bike recommendations than I am, but I just wanted to say welcome! Glad you're looking at a bike. 5k seems to me like a great commuting distance, since its not so far...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-26-13, 06:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By rica rica
I don't have anything to recommend on the bike...

I don't have anything to recommend on the bike itself but WOW good job! my two cents is I think you will be successful, because you're looking at 'what can I do now, today' instead of 'when I lose...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-26-13, 06:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 676
Posted By rica rica
I think 55 miles for a first week is really...

I think 55 miles for a first week is really impressive! I personally like to have goals, for each ride and longer term. Its not like I sit down and overthink it, but for each ride I want to do x...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-26-13, 05:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,742
Posted By rica rica
Do you often worry about things? I wonder from...

Do you often worry about things? I wonder from the way you say it if you have a lot of anxiety, and I completely understand that! You might find once you do more (and everyone here has had wonderful...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-26-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By rica rica
Welcome! Have you had a bike shop look at it to...

Welcome! Have you had a bike shop look at it to determine what is the issue? It could be a simple fix. Either way i hope you enjoy whichever bike you choose
Forum: Introductions 05-26-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By rica rica
Nice! I hope you enjoy it. Are you considering...

Nice! I hope you enjoy it. Are you considering any particular bikes? What kind of biking would you like to try?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-26-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 852
Posted By rica rica
I haven't used a bike shop in a long time, but i...

I haven't used a bike shop in a long time, but i like doing my own repairs. If you want them to do any repairs at some point you'll have to pick one, but the mechanics forums here and youtube videos...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-26-13, 09:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,635
Posted By rica rica
I feel bad that your family is giving you grief,...

I feel bad that your family is giving you grief, because mine is great, so i am lucky in that.

However, the random public cracks me up! I ride for groceries and have extremely overweight (hey,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-26-13, 09:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,170
Posted By rica rica
I'm glad you're enjoying cycling so much. Having...

I'm glad you're enjoying cycling so much. Having done both distance running and cycling i will say that for most people i know cycling is MUCH more forgiving of mileage increases. As others have...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-26-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By rica rica
The usual by me is women walking three abreast...

The usual by me is women walking three abreast pushing strollers. Motorists are less trouble.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-26-13, 09:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,693
Posted By rica rica
If lightning seems likely i ride a route that...

If lightning seems likely i ride a route that would keep me fairly close to home.
Forum: Commuting 05-26-13, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,325
Posted By rica rica
Wow, i've never had that happen. Maybe because...

Wow, i've never had that happen. Maybe because i'm not a guy, who knows.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-26-13, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By rica rica
The bean by me discontinued their bikes and...

The bean by me discontinued their bikes and maintenance recently. I don't know if they plan to do so at other stores, but i'd be concerned about that. In your case i'd probably go with a dedicated...
Forum: Introductions 05-24-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By rica rica
Great job! I hope you enjoy your bike! expensive...

Great job! I hope you enjoy your bike! expensive bikes are overrated, imo. of course i do it for enjoyment, not a paycheck. i'm sure the pros would disagree ;)
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-24-13, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,311
Posted By rica rica
i had never heard of the paratrooper. i just...

i had never heard of the paratrooper. i just checked out their website and oh wow does it look neat! i'm kind of tempted..!
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 05-24-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By rica rica
i've scrolled up a lot too for the breadcrumb....

i've scrolled up a lot too for the breadcrumb. thats a good idea.
Forum: Touring 05-24-13, 11:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,825
Posted By rica rica
um this almost just cost me a new work...

um this almost just cost me a new work keyboard... just about did spit my coffee out laughing! haha!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-24-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 58,108
Posted By rica rica
a fresh meal does not have to take very much time...

a fresh meal does not have to take very much time at all, or cost very much. for that matter a meal doesn't have to do anythig but provide enough nutrition for a while. i'm not sure how a...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-24-13, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 58,108
Posted By rica rica
oh good point! a break is sometimes a good thing...

oh good point! a break is sometimes a good thing for people.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-24-13, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 58,108
Posted By rica rica
so true... i have seen a lot of people start with...

so true... i have seen a lot of people start with motivation, go gung ho for a couple weeks, then return to their previous habits. And thats not to say they will fail, because of course many people...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-24-13, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 58,108
Posted By rica rica
i think fast or slow weight loss can be...

i think fast or slow weight loss can be successful, because i've seen people who used both maintain for years.

the key is to stop making excuses and take responsibility. That was the common...
Forum: Masters Racing (All Disciplines) 05-24-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,266
Posted By rica rica
all completely awesome :) congratulations on all...

all completely awesome :) congratulations on all your hard work!
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-24-13, 07:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By rica rica
Thats so sad. regardless of who was right or...

Thats so sad. regardless of who was right or wrong its a painful thing for the family i'm sure.
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