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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 04-11-10, 06:43 AM   #1
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Need a quick opinion about an Iron Horse Warrior Expert for a 270lb beginner...

I found one of these on Craigslist for tree fitty, just about what I can afford to spend right now for a beginner bike. I'm just wanting to know if it would hold me up under some light to medium trail riding (nothing extreme).

It has several aftermarket upgrades: Rock Shox J1 front fork, New chain, specialized chain guard, Bontrager seat, Shimano Acera Rear derailiuer, Specialized flat pedals, RavX Seat bag with frame mounted pump, Tektro I0 disc brakes.

Anyways, would I origami the poor thing or not? Thanks in advance. I look forward to contributing much to this forum. Just glad I found it!

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