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08-20-18, 10:43 AM
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Posted By mthorste

I have a Townie 21D. I am 6" and I have the reg...

I have a Townie 21D. I am 6" and I have the reg frame size so I would imagine that would work for you. I started at 425 and am down to 320 and counting. I did get a rear wheel built that would handle...
05-17-18, 10:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,619
Posted By mthorste

Oakley Flak 2.0 XL

I just got this model but I got them in Transition lenses with my progressive lens prescription because I too needed to read my iPhone/Iwatch and I do a lot of night riding in Florida where bugs are...
05-15-18, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,837
Posted By mthorste

The short answer is yes!

I had a Electra Townie 7D for about a year and rode up to 50 miles on a single ride and while it is not the most efficient way to ride those 50 miles, it works for me who like you needs something...
04-18-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,369
Posted By mthorste

Here's my experience...

I started about where you are now and probably about 20lbs heavier. I did the same thing you are doing now by checking out the big box stores. My son, who had just purchased a bike a few months prior...
02-21-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,876
Posted By mthorste

Heavy Sweater

As a heavy sweater (especially from my head) I too have been looking for a solution to sweat running into my eyes. I recently bought a HeadSweat from Performance. They have two models and I purchased...
12-07-17, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By mthorste

Electra Townie

This might be a good option for you. These are in your price range and are perfect for what you are looking for. They come in fixed, 7spd and 21spd options. You can also order them with fenders and...
11-15-17, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By mthorste

Like I mentioned, I just had a beefier rear wheel...

Like I mentioned, I just had a beefier rear wheel built. 36 spoke count vs the factory installed 32, 12g spokes vs the 14g and the rim I have is a bit wider as well. The hub is a bit beefier too and...
11-14-17, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By mthorste

Absolutely correct!

Absolutely correct!
11-14-17, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By mthorste

Electra Townie Rider

I started riding again at the weight you are at or slightly higher. I purchased a Townie for some of the reasons you mentioned. The crank forward design lets you have the extension your legs need to...
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