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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 02-17-12, 04:39 PM   #1
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Came across this, might be helpful to some

http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb...-pound-riders/
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Old 02-17-12, 11:40 PM   #2
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"The whole package weighs around 40 pounds which is a good rider-weight to bike-weight ratio if you ask me. (As a point of reference, my ratio is about 7; a 500 pound rider on this bike gets a 12.5. Bigger numbers are better.)"

Bull- Heavy doesn't automatically mean strong!
X mart bikes are heavy.
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