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  1. I had a Galaxy Note that is the same size and it...

    I had a Galaxy Note that is the same size and it worked fine. Can't imagine the 6+ being any different. We have some bags that wrap around the stem of our handlebars that have a clear zip pouch on...
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    I have ridden a Specialized Secteur with 28cm...

    I have ridden a Specialized Secteur with 28cm tires for 2000 miles, and now 1000 miles on the new 25cm Gatorskin tires pretty safe and secure weighing over 300 lbs. I would advise anyone looking at...
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    I run 25 cm Gatorskin's and have gone out below...

    I run 25 cm Gatorskin's and have gone out below 100 psi safely. I've hit my share of pot holes and rocks, at 300 lbs +- not sure how you can prevent it if your seeing them too often. Maybe bad rim...
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    I bought some of these last year. I like them,...

    I bought some of these last year. I like them, platform on one side and spd on the other. I'm 5'11" and 290-330. They still perform well for me. I am always window shopping for better, but can't...
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    I use the term "short 20 mile ride" because to...

    I use the term "short 20 mile ride" because to people around me it is short, also because it is a lot slower than I want to be. I don't want people to think that I think i'm awesome, when I know I'm...
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    I second the Escape bikes. I am 300 lbs +- and...

    I second the Escape bikes. I am 300 lbs +- and ride a specialized bike with 28cm tires. It held up with no problems. We bought our kids both Giant Escape 2's and i have ridden them 20+ miles and...
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    I just went with 25 instead of my current 28. ...

    I just went with 25 instead of my current 28. They carried both in these tires.
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    I have a '13 Sport Disc, I ran the original tires...

    I have a '13 Sport Disc, I ran the original tires for 2000 miles and just recently changed out the tires to Gator Skins. I really did not have too many issues (flats) with the Stock Espoir tires. ...
  9. I think if someone put a heavy enough load in...

    I think if someone put a heavy enough load in those low pro cars, (like a clyde on a road bike) the tires would bulge. "Think" being the key word. :)
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    I just replaced my stock Specialized Espoir tires...

    I just replaced my stock Specialized Espoir tires after 2000 miles with Ultra GatorSkin tires. Mine are 25c vs the 28c I had. The grass was greener on the smaller tires. So far so good! Running...
  11. Someone beat me to it. The deformity is normal.

    Someone beat me to it. The deformity is normal.
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    When i first started riding my bike It took a...

    When i first started riding my bike It took a long time to get to where i could ride 5 miles non stop. I would ride 2.5 miles down our bike path and then rest and ride back. It took me a few weeks...
  13. I also do this pretty regularly, i'm well over...

    I also do this pretty regularly, i'm well over 250lbs. I have some heavier platform/SPD pedals. I try to keep my ankles/weight towards the crank side and not hanging off the outside of the pedals. ...
  14. Great news! Glad you found something.

    Great news! Glad you found something.
  15. My first bike I started riding on was a Walmart...

    My first bike I started riding on was a Walmart mountain bike, i made adjustments to that as i found things i wanted different. Eventually being a really upright cruiser style bike. After I rode...
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    I have a lot of issues with numbness in my...

    I have a lot of issues with numbness in my fingers. Sometimes it will last for a few days after a long ride. I have only self diagnosed, but find it is not consistent. If I remember to move hand...
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    We bought a pair of these for our son/Daughter,...

    We bought a pair of these for our son/Daughter, They are great bikes! We have been pretty happy with them and plan on putting some road tires on them this summer. Have Fun with them.
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    I take my kids with me most times. I have been...

    I take my kids with me most times. I have been able to get some family members back into Cycling and also try to do a group ride with them once a week. My wife works odd hours and is in college...
  19. I have a Specialized Secteur Disc and have put...

    I have a Specialized Secteur Disc and have put some knobby CX tires on it for the season. I liked being able to go where i wanted with those tires and then swap back to my normal 28 road tires. ...
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    As someone who purchased my first road bike with...

    As someone who purchased my first road bike with Disc brakes, I will definitely consider non Disc on my next purchase. They are great, but do limit the choices when upgrading wheels. Like others...
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    When I first contacted my LBS about my weight and...

    When I first contacted my LBS about my weight and what I was looking for they had no concern about me Riding a road bike. I was looking at the Allez, but they suggested the Secteur due to not riding...
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    I still ride my stock Saddle after 1800 miles. ...

    I still ride my stock Saddle after 1800 miles. Its a Specialized Riva. My wife had different experience with her Raleigh Capri 1.0, she always complained about pain, even with a "good" pair of...
  23. I have a Specialized Sectuer that came with a...

    I have a Specialized Sectuer that came with a carbon post. Haven't had any issues with it at 300+ lbs.
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    I wear a size 13 Specialized Tahoe shoe. I love...

    I wear a size 13 Specialized Tahoe shoe. I love em. I also use the below Pedals. Pretty easy to find a good spot taking off.
    XLC Alloy MTB / Trekking Pedal, Black
    by XLC
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    Adjusting my Bars and brake/shifters helped for...

    Adjusting my Bars and brake/shifters helped for my hand numbness. I wear specialized gloves and still had the numbness issue. I also swapped out my bars for some ergo ones, and left the gel and bar...
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