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Originally Posted by Peterpan1 View Post
I weigh about 250 (Shocked to find out), and I have a bike that I load at about 350 all out. Apparently the likes of Bruce Gordon wouldn't even touch me as a customer due to my weight because it is well beyond the sweat spot for bike gear, and yet my Urbane wheels have been completly trouble free. .
Actually that is not true. If someone who weighs 250 pounds contacts me about a frame I will tell them that I feel they need a custom version of my BLT or Rock 'n Road Tour. I use an oversize top tube and seat tube. The custom cost is $250 over the standard frames. I do them quite often. I have had people call in this weight catagory who didn't want to spend the extra $$, in that case I would and have told them that my standard bike would not be appropriate. Perhaps Peterpan1 is one of those people. I have never told someone I would not build them a bike - I just insist on a custom one when I feel that is best.
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