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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 04-16-12, 03:57 AM   #1
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Car Game!

Follow the chart below to get your specifications if you were a car. I'll adjust it if need be, but for now it looks pretty accurate. If this is the wrong forum, let me know, but I love the Clyde/Athena forum so I'd like it to stay here if it's possible.

Your "cars" weight: Your body weight multiplied by two with a zero at the end.
Your "cars" base horsepower: Your highest recorded watts divided by 1.55.
Your "cars" top speed: Average sprinting speed on your bicycle, divided two, with a zero at the end.
Your "cars" torque: Your highest recorded watts divided by 1.65
Your "cars" price: Bicycle price multiplied by 100.

Example weight: (284lbs) 5,680lbs [Similar weight of a Rolls Royce Phantom]
Example base horsepower: (1,340 watts) 830 horsepower
Example top speed: (34mph) 170mph
Example torque: (1,340 watts) 812 ft lbs of torque
Example price: (~$1,100) $110,000
Also, feel free to post the specifications of your "car" that you wish to see once you hit your goal weight, and the date you would like to achieve that by. I'm a huge petrol head, so I like to think of it as a debut of a new model. I know, corny, but who cares!

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