85 lbs lost cycling--because it's fun . . .

Lars S. Mulford writes on alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent:
I went from an overweight fat guy who could barely PONDER exercise without breaking a sweat, into a guy who dropped 82 lbs and is in the best shape of his life. I work out every day, ride every day. Most days, I'm joined on my bike by Rachel, my youngest daughter. . . .

I am in much better shape now and I ride in part to maintain my health. BUT BUT BUT... ...THE MOST important reason that I ride is because I LOVE IT. I love to ride. My family loves to ride. We ride together. It is relaxing. It is fun. It is great! We all love to ride and it is good for us to boot! Being good for us is really an extra, because when we ride together we do it solely because we have so much fun together.
Read the rest of his article here.