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05-31-15, 08:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,251
Posted By callmeclemens

Another week with little to no progress. I...

Another week with little to no progress. I recently started food logging, and I'm more than willing to be patient. On my 5 rides this week I managed 66 miles, which was good as I stuck to my goal of...
05-31-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 15,617
Posted By callmeclemens

Wrapped up the month yesterday at 166.8

Wrapped up the month yesterday at 166.8
05-26-15, 05:10 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 15,617
Posted By callmeclemens

10.8 today to bring me to 132 with three days off...

10.8 today to bring me to 132 with three days off coming up, I'm going to chase 200 this month
05-24-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,251
Posted By callmeclemens

It's really all about sustainability right now....

It's really all about sustainability right now. Sure I'd like to lose some weight right now, but my longterm goal is just health, there's no magic number I'm chasing.



I just need to find what...
05-24-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 15,617
Posted By callmeclemens

5/2- 10.58 5/4- 6.9 5/5- 6 5/7- 6.25 ...

5/2- 10.58
5/4- 6.9
5/5- 6
5/7- 6.25
5/12- 5
5/13- 8.5
5/14- 2.7 downpour a mile in.
5/16- 7
5/18- 6.2
5/19- 10
05-24-15, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,251
Posted By callmeclemens

Man, that's the truth. I can only fit 35...

Man, that's the truth.

I can only fit 35 milers in 2-3 times a week at best, but I intend to take that advice and go for it. I've eliminated rides five miles and under over the past few weeks,...
05-23-15, 05:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,251
Posted By callmeclemens

Thanks for all the awesomeness thus far guys....

Thanks for all the awesomeness thus far guys. Today I'll start logging again. It has sometimes been helpful, while at the same time, well, letting me know I have leftover calories has led to poor...
05-22-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,251
Posted By callmeclemens

Well, I know I need to do more. I've done...

Well, I know I need to do more.

I've done two twenty plus milers so far in the past 30 days. It is flat, I'm out in the farm areas so what kills some days is the wind.


As for my diet, it's...
05-22-15, 11:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,251
Posted By callmeclemens

I'm back and I'm stuck.

First off let me reintroduce myself. When I first came here I was a 21 year old Clyde simply hoping to keep a cap on my weight and have fun.

Well 5+ years and a lot of living later I must admit...
11-21-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 69,250
Posted By callmeclemens

Oh, I agree 100% and this forum puts no...

Oh, I agree 100% and this forum puts no expectations on anyone, expectations are brought on by the poster themselves based on what they want to share.

This is in the past I just hope my post helps...
11-21-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 69,250
Posted By callmeclemens

I think that was a part of it for sure. I had a...

I think that was a part of it for sure. I had a hard time understanding why these meet ups were happening after a while. I'm trying to delicatley describe the scenario in a way does not get to...
11-20-14, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 69,250
Posted By callmeclemens

Yes. It started with small things and just...

Yes.

It started with small things and just blew up. When you only interact with people online you're not open to such scrutiny. But like I said these became real life relationships and it created...
11-20-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 69,250
Posted By callmeclemens

I saw a recent post on the unofficial fb page...

I saw a recent post on the unofficial fb page which led me to look back over this situation.

I think an important lesson can be learned here that isn't being closely examined. Be cautious meeting...
07-05-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 10,698
Posted By callmeclemens

MTD: 7/1 Morning ride washed out at 2.4 miles...

MTD:
7/1 Morning ride washed out at 2.4 miles speed 17.5mph. Evening ride, in a sunset was 5.9mi speed 15.5
7/2 In the rain, with roadwork going on 4.5mi ad 14.5 mph
7/3 8mi at 16mph
7/5 15.9 at...
07-03-13, 10:20 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 10,698
Posted By callmeclemens

Now that I return to commuting either this week...

Now that I return to commuting either this week of next I'm going to set my goal at 500mi. That's my commute plus 140mi more.

Weather has ruined my distances so far this month, been going out in...
06-27-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By callmeclemens

Those small victories.

On the Eve of Le Tour eve, lets face the facts most of us Clydes and Athenas, will never win a massive race of that sort or even compete, but hey I'm pretty certain we're all okay with that. I'd...
06-26-13, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,017
Posted By callmeclemens

I know the feeling I live at the bottom of two...

I know the feeling I live at the bottom of two hills, and the elevation gain on my work commute is 208ft.
06-14-13, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,833
Posted By callmeclemens

I own this bike:...

I own this bike: http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/dawes/eclipse1_hybrid.htm

Price is the same, shipping was free and I have few complaints. While it's not everything my old Gary Fisher (which...
Forum: Commuting
04-08-13, 05:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By callmeclemens

Today is the day!

So I've always been a summer seasonal bike commuter taking the lovely little 7mi round trip pedal into work everyday, however with a new job and raised ambition expectation that changes today. The...
02-03-13, 02:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,681
Posted By callmeclemens

I'm glad you said this, I commented about that to...

I'm glad you said this, I commented about that to Chef on our hike this morning about you're foot thread and the Crocs you wore Yesterday on the hike.

Just a few ideas:
Have you ever tried the...
01-22-13, 06:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,546
Posted By callmeclemens

I rode my first century on a Single Speed, I know...

I rode my first century on a Single Speed, I know a fixie would have been a more impressive feat but still in the same family. I constantly think of going back to SS.
01-17-13, 08:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,537
Posted By callmeclemens

looking forward to it!

looking forward to it!
01-14-13, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 69,250
Posted By callmeclemens

+1

+1
01-13-13, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By callmeclemens

When I first started posting here, you were...

When I first started posting here, you were always a good inspirational read. Good to have you back!
01-05-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,330
Posted By callmeclemens

Last Summer I saw a 300+ lb Clyde riding a...

Last Summer I saw a 300+ lb Clyde riding a mountain bike up the steepest grade in my area into 25-30 wind mph wind on a mid summers day. I thought that was "picture in the dictionary" caliber...
01-05-13, 07:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,370
Posted By callmeclemens

It's funny, I wonder this often. I'm not addicted...

It's funny, I wonder this often. I'm not addicted to food. I love to ride my bike(s) (It's a bike by committe, unfortunately one good bike, bad bikes do not make, and being laid off three times in...
08-24-12, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By callmeclemens

Advice for a Clyde Becoming a Truck Driver

Hey guys, long time since I posted but I'm in the Market for some advice. I'm currently a clyde who casually commutes to work 2-3 days a week with one other pleasure ride a week. However I've just...
04-15-12, 08:06 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,533
Posted By callmeclemens

I remember going to a in LBS in 2009 during...

I remember going to a in LBS in 2009 during Lance's last the TDF to pick up wheels that had been trued. They must have sold a dozen Treks and Team Radio Shack kits that day. I wonder how many of...
04-15-12, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,069
Posted By callmeclemens

Agreed, I never realized how much of a maniac I...

Agreed, I never realized how much of a maniac I could eat like some days. I think we can all agree that we can never really know the exact amount of calories burnt, or really calories we can intake...
04-14-12, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,069
Posted By callmeclemens

^ not nearly as high as on mapmyride.com ...

^ not nearly as high as on mapmyride.com

I've been using loseit since Sunday now. down 3.5lbs
04-12-12, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By callmeclemens

I love, it my ride starts with a small downhill...

I love, it my ride starts with a small downhill followed by a mile of climbing. I love the days when the bike stops rolling and the pedaling starts and everything just clicks. Now you've got me...
04-11-12, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,069
Posted By callmeclemens

Signed up on Sunday, I like the logging alot...

Signed up on Sunday, I like the logging alot better than mapmyride, plus it doesn't drain my phone battery when I run it nearly as much.

I'm jptingle68
04-10-12, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By callmeclemens

I do use earbuds, Only when I get out into the...

I do use earbuds, Only when I get out into the "country" though. Much like Clifton nobody wants to hear what I am listening to for one, and two I feel I really wouldn't get the same effect if it were...
04-09-12, 08:15 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,972
Posted By callmeclemens

I do both, However, I feel really as though the...

I do both, However, I feel really as though the two aren't very complimentary. When I run more than cycling, I see no real improvement In my cycling endurance, and vice versa, but if your not worried...
04-09-12, 08:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,195
Posted By callmeclemens

Man, I love food. It's one of the many things I...

Man, I love food. It's one of the many things I enjoy in life, and when I see food I really enjoy I like to eat. The way I see it, I did certain things that allowed me to get to a size and level of...
04-09-12, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By callmeclemens

Note, While the Machine was not launching the...

Note, While the Machine was not launching the Manure, as it is in the picture, I assure I had to dodge plenty of pieces.
04-09-12, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By callmeclemens

Today's er... Adventure

So today was my last day off before I head back to work. I took off excited to make the best of my last day,r a nice solid ride had been planned for around noon, and I wasn't about to let the 20-30...
04-09-12, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,112
Posted By callmeclemens

Welcome! and I second the Advice about find...

Welcome!

and I second the Advice about find a nice used craigslist bike and ride it into the ground. If cycling is going to be for you it should not be a problem.

Awesome Blog by the way
04-01-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,348
Posted By callmeclemens

I wore my Cycling Jacket twice this spring, the...

I wore my Cycling Jacket twice this spring, the first ride it was a mistake it was so hot.
03-26-12, 01:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,220
Posted By callmeclemens

1st ride was less than half a mile, second ride...

1st ride was less than half a mile, second ride was Seven miles, and the third ride was Thirty Six.
03-26-12, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By callmeclemens

http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/bikes/model/es...

http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/bikes/model/escape.2/8910/48614/
03-26-12, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By callmeclemens

The LBS by me is selling a Giant Escpae for...

The LBS by me is selling a Giant Escpae for 449.19 and from what I've heard its a wonderful hyrid.
03-26-12, 09:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,005
Posted By callmeclemens

The way I see it as far as my bike path is...

The way I see it as far as my bike path is concerned is that it has directional lanes just like a road. I wouldn't teach my five year old (if I had one) how to ride a bike in Traffic
03-26-12, 06:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,005
Posted By callmeclemens

It's funny. Luckily I live near a very nice, wide...

It's funny. Luckily I live near a very nice, wide bike path that runs about 14 miles of nice wooded seclusion.the path tends to be filled with more casual riders on Hybrids just enjoying the path,...
03-23-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By callmeclemens

Congrats, I recently bought a Gary Fisher ...

Congrats, I recently bought a Gary Fisher (Montare) off craigslist myself. (Mind you all Gary Fishers after 2010 are made by Trek so you have something real neat in your hands). Mine is over Ten...
03-23-12, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By callmeclemens

If I ride Once in the next Three days I'll keep...

If I ride Once in the next Three days I'll keep my goal of Three days a week!
03-21-12, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,156
Posted By callmeclemens

Thanks. And I sure wish my LBS had Cake.

Thanks. And I sure wish my LBS had Cake.
03-21-12, 06:41 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,935
Posted By callmeclemens

Yikes Neil, Hang in there, you'll get through it!

Yikes Neil, Hang in there, you'll get through it!
03-20-12, 09:31 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,935
Posted By callmeclemens

Doing Great Neil! Between seeing you in person...

Doing Great Neil! Between seeing you in person and reading your posts on facebook, you haven't lost one bit of the Awesome. Keep at it.
03-19-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,156
Posted By callmeclemens

What would you do?

Most would think I'm in a pretty good spot being as I'm less than 5 miles away from Two Different Bike Shops however I cannot say anything good about either of them. The Closest one Charges about 30%...
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