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ShawnP 02-15-10 07:19 AM

New Clydesdale here
Hi everyone,

New here and glad I found this part of the forum.

About me... Weighed 270lbs starting this year and knew I needed to do something about it. Felt like crap, bad diet and had no energy to do anything. First step was start losing weight and getting fit. Bought a elliptical and some weights for light reps to tone.

5th week weigh in was yesterday and I am now 246lbs. Nothing special just counting my calorie intake and weighing portions and working out.

Now I am ready to start riding as another part of my exercise and for enjoyment. Hope to be down to my target weight of 200lbs [i'm 6'1] before I re-evaluate my plan.

Goal this year is to hit my target weight and also make the Seagull Century ride this Oct on the Eastern shore.

Here is a new Bike I just picked up....Added the rear bag and computer. Pedals will be changed out soon but this is what they gave me for now. I will go clipless.

Hope you guys like her, I think shes beautiful :love:

See you guys around


bbeck 02-15-10 07:25 AM

congrats on the weight loss and a great bike.

ShawnP 02-15-10 10:52 AM


Originally Posted by bbeck (Post 10404929)
congrats on the weight loss and a great bike.

Thank you very much.

Saltybeagle 02-15-10 04:37 PM

Welcome and nice looking bike.

skinny chicken 02-15-10 07:59 PM

Awesome weight loss man, and that is a very nice bike.

ShawnP 02-16-10 03:56 AM

Thanks guys, now if this snow would just go away I could take her out.

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