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Old 03-31-21, 05:58 AM
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Inspirational film

These ladies are cranking! https://theradavist.com/2021/03/all-bodies-on-bikes/
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Old 04-01-21, 11:21 AM
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Nice! Got nothing for respect for BIG cyclists who get out there and do it without excuses!
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Yep, she took a pretty good tumble and no whining! No respect for whiners....
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Originally Posted by shelbyfv View Post
Yep, she took a pretty good tumble and no whining! No respect for whiners....

I know a guy who is 310 pounds. Failed century attempt, 65 I think then hit the big hill. Guy has a lot of heart. He asked me to ride with him on the same century the following year saying he knows I would motivate him to finish. Even offered to pay my fee. I accepted the invite but paid my own fee though. He finished it and rode well. Cool deal knowing someone thinks of you in that way but the honor was mine. We went on to do some big rides even the skinny guys are afraid to try. Like a 20 mile climb with 5,000 ft gain. Yeah, he did it in about 3 hours or so. Big Man, Big Heart!

Forgot to add that he has been riding his butt off over the last several years and I better get on my horse because he'd probably kick my arse now!

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"There's no one right way to ride a bike."

That was my most favorite line in the whole, excellent film.
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"There's no one right way to ride a bike."
One of my favorite parts of the film, too. I watched it last night.

Gave me a good boost of confidence as I stare down my first big cycle tour (am riding with two ladies who are NOT Athenas so I have to be able to hang!)
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Loved this one, too. ALL bodies, no one needs to feel embarrassed. The first step to to do it.
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Loved this ladies, you are inspirational. Super well made film as well.

Enjoy the ride.
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There are a lot of ways to Ride Your Own Ride.
Focus is good.
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Originally Posted by shelbyfv View Post
Great film, thanks for posting the link.

I used to ride "The Courage Classic", a charity ride in Colorado that benefits Denver's Childrens Hospital. I was always amazed at the heavy folks, both male and female, that were climbing those mountain peaks with the rest of us! In the end, no one really cares what we look like - except ourselves!
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