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, 07:07 PM
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Finally

It has happened!!! I started P90x with my wife 30 days ago, i started at 6'3 213, and yesterday, for the first time since 9th grade (6'2 250), i was under 200#!!! 199 yesterday, 198.5 today!!!

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awesome job man! Keep up the great work!
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C O N G R A T S !
That has to feel Great!
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I don't really know where i will stop. But this is the first time my BMI has been in the 'healthy' range lol. I don't think id be very healthy looking much below 190. I will probably shoot for 185 for cross season to see how it helps me racing this year, with expectations of settling just sub 200 for a maintenance weight, but only time will tell

Here is me at about 220, i can already feel the difference on some climbs... must be the new CF bike i got this year... it IS sub 20# afterall HAHA


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Oh I like the cowbell!

Congrats on the hard work paying off.
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Strong work! Congratulations.
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Hey, that's the jersey I just got! Hope it looks just as good on me.
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congrats!
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Well, I have been under the DEUCE for over a week now... Mother's day lunch wasn't so good, but got out for a ride to try to offset it... Bring on the CX season!!!
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still under the 2XX mark!!! Looking forward to the rest of the cycling season without lugging around an extra 25#. Even got my 15 mile TT down over 2 minutes (from 41xx to under 39 min at 23mph). Now to reward myself with a new bike this year... TT or CX bike??? hmmmm

My wife and I, almost 35# combined!!! (she was never an athena however)

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