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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 12-18-08, 07:23 PM   #1
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Spent some time hanging out at a Performance Bike shop today while waiting to meet some one. Having nothing better to do, I spent a lot of time looking at bikes......

I wandered across a GT Zuma 5 MTB/Commuter. It's rigid fork, has a Shimano drive train, and was less than $300. Wheels may be a concern depending on planned use or current weight but it looked like a nice well built bike.
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Old 12-18-08, 07:26 PM   #2
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I have a $300.00 dollar GT right now that i ride. I use it when i ride with my wife and when i ride to work. I put slicks on it and have had no problems. The frame is made like a tank, and the rims are as well. I bought a pannier for it but have not installed it.

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