Great thread! I'm at 6'2", 240, and looking at various bikes - Lemond Big Sky SL (57cm), Giant OCR1 (XL) - both great bargains... and several others. My main concern is getting the fit right - i.e. is the Lemond too small or the Giant too large? , and the wheels/tire size. Both have fewer rather than more spokes, which the shops tell me are stronger - that defies logic - but as long as they stand behind it, should I be concerned enough to either swap the wheels or look at different bikes? And should I change the tires to the widest that will fit, or stick with the stock 28c or 25c size? All opinions welcome, and I'll be hanging around this thread for a while - I can't remember being below 200 lbs.