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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 05-04-11, 08:09 AM   #1
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Grrr!

Ever know that you're doing the right thing, but still hate it?

Yesterday, while working I noted that I was getting sick (sinus/chest thing). In the old days, I used to ignore the symptoms and keep on doing what I was doing (running, and riding, mainly). Last year, I had bronchitis that hung around longer than necessary because I refused to stop running and riding (thinking the exercise would help). Now, I'm coming to grips that I'll be off the road for a few days.

I know - logically - that this is the smart play; pushing myself will only make me more sick and keep me out even longer...but dammit, the weather is just too nice!

Oh, well - maybe I'll take this time to do some maintenance
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Old 05-04-11, 08:52 AM   #2
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Oh, well - maybe I'll take this time to do some maintenance
Smart move. Tear something down and rebuild it, while your body does the same thing.
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