Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) - specialized transition multi=sport?
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Can this handle a 220 lb rider, plus 10 lbs of gear?
I'm mostly worried about the wheels...
09-25-06, 09:52 AM
Wheels, these days, are tougher than they look. I rode Campy Ventos (24F, 26R with some radial spokes) when I was 290! I eventually broke some rear spokes, but the wheels were surprisingly durable considering the stress I put on them.
Cyclocross wheels are designed to take a beating. I've also had good luck with Specialized brand products.
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