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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 05-04-08, 04:15 PM   #1
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Rollers...enemy of clyde rims?

I've some old Mavic MA-40 (old box-type) rims on my Paramount... they've been flawless until I decided it to play around with some rollers I found for cheap. The crazy wobbling I've done on them seems to have done a good job at making my rear wheel come out of true. Are rollers a good idea for a 230lbs person?
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Old 05-04-08, 05:53 PM   #2
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I am 235 and I put on 1000 miles on my rollers this winter without any problems for my rims.

I put my rollers in a doorway, but I don't have any problems anymore. I could probably put them in the middle of the room and not have any problems, but I still ride in a doorway. I feel more comfortable that way.
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