The brochure says it can handle 230 pounds and at 190 I am pretty close, especially when you throw in a gallon of water (yes, that is what I need for a full days activity out in the middle of nowhere), some munchies, a small towel, etc. Would changing the spokes help? The spokes and rim so that there are more spokes? Yes, ok, I know...loosing 10-15 pounds would help too.
Any other ideas?