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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 09-15-12, 06:07 PM   #1
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Specialized Hardrock Disc 26

Really glad I found this sub-forum, there's a lot of useful information here.

I decided to start losing weight a couple of months ago and walking/jogging has so far proven very boring. So I've decided to get a bike.

The problem is; last time I rode a bike I was 30kgs (60lbs) lighter.

So I was basically wondering if this bike:

Can put up with the pounding my body will give it. I'm a touch shy of 6'4'' and I weight about 150kg (330lb).

Keep in mind I live in Australia, so my selection of bikes is much more limited than say, someone in America. Much more expensive too.

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what type of riding do you plan on doing? and what frame size Hardrock?
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