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Fat Broad On A Bike: Don’t Hide – Ride!

By Sheila Ascroft What’s a fat broad like me — 200 pounds of flab squatting over skinny tires — doing on the road? I’m cycling just like everyone else. And regardless of your size, you belong here too! If you like cycling, don’t let your mind cheat your body out of doing something fun and

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Fat Broad on a Bike: My First Solo Century Tour

By Sheila Ascroft

My First Solo Century Tour

I woke before the alarm clock too excited to sleep. What will it feel like beyond 50 miles? Can I actually do 100? What if . . . I forced my mind to focus: pump tires, fill water bottles and

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Question: Do fat women need bigger bikes?

Fat broad on a bike

Dear Sheila the Psychlist,

I LOVE your blog for large women bikers!

I have a question I’ve never seen anyone address: Do fat women need larger frames? I find when I go to a bike shop most people automatically want to put me in a small

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