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    Alu/Carbon Bike Frame + 18.5 st

    My friend wants to try out my Allez Elite 08, but I am concerned that his weight may damage the frame, what do you think?

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    How much does your friend weigh?

    I can tell you that I weigh 278 and ride a 08 Spec. Allez Elite Comp... hasn't broken yet.

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    My first guess is it would be fine, especially if he takes it easy riding it and in an area with good pavement. But, without knowing his weight range this is a guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vXhanz View Post
    How much does your friend weigh?

    I can tell you that I weigh 278 and ride a 08 Spec. Allez Elite Comp... hasn't broken yet.

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    It says so in the subject line 18.5 stone == 259 lbs, according to Google.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vXhanz View Post
    How much does your friend weigh?

    I can tell you that I weigh 278 and ride a 08 Spec. Allez Elite Comp... hasn't broken yet.

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    Cool cheers, he's 260. Are you using the stock wheels or did you get some better ones?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cod.peace View Post
    It says so in the subject line 18.5 stone == 259 lbs, according to Google.

    Ah, so that's what that meant! I'm not familiar with that unit of measurement, thanks for the clarification.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ta2 View Post
    Cool cheers, he's 260. Are you using the stock wheels or did you get some better ones?
    I'm using the stock wheels. I get them re-tensioned/trued every 300 miles or so. The roads around here aren't the best and there are plenty of cracks and pot holes to avoid. I would like to get some of the Deep V's everyone raves about, but that probably won't happen until I taco these wheels and I'm forced to get them.

    My kitchen pass ran out when I got this bike... so I have to use what I've got until it breaks

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