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01-14-21, 09:25 PM
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Posted By veganbikes

These are actual bikes designed for Clydes and...

These are actual bikes designed for Clydes and Athenas by someone who knows what he is doing (Lennard Zinn): https://bikeclydesdale.com
They are not super cheap bikes but they are reliable and...
01-12-21, 09:41 PM
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Posted By velojym

I'd seriously considered the Townie or another...

I'd seriously considered the Townie or another crank forward bike, and would probably have had an easier time of it for a while.
01-12-21, 05:55 PM
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Posted By taylorgeo

Started riding this bike at 350 lbs. 5 months...

Started riding this bike at 350 lbs. 5 months ago, no wheel/spoke issues whatsoever thus far.
Able to put a foot down on the pavement while seated (a very secure feeling) and still get proper...
01-12-21, 10:16 AM
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Posted By WonderMonkey

I don't see another Cannondale that is near the...

I don't see another Cannondale that is near the Quick series, however I see that some others have offered up Trek's version. I think that CLASS of bike may work for you, as it did for you.
01-11-21, 11:15 PM
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Posted By 79pmooney

Aquafina, there is a great resource out there. ...

Aquafina, there is a great resource out there. Lennard Zinn. Bike mechanic and writer for VeloNews (a racing magazine and website but don't let that stop you). He is tall and started building bike...
01-11-21, 10:09 PM
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Posted By velojym

I got up to 370 or 380 (doc's scale wouldn't go...

I got up to 370 or 380 (doc's scale wouldn't go high enough, so he guessed a range for me. I had to try to verify on a truck scale).

At first, I did mostly hiking and walking, but knew I needed to...
01-11-21, 09:09 PM
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Posted By mcmoose

Trek's hybrids are their FX 7.X series. I started...

Trek's hybrids are their FX 7.X series. I started out with a 7.3 (which I still have) before migrating to road bikes. Hybrids are great. I think of mine as a quarter horse, and my road bikes as...
01-11-21, 09:02 PM
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Posted By Russ Roth

Check out the trek 8.2DS. I prefer road bikes but...

Check out the trek 8.2DS. I prefer road bikes but for general riding and fitness I'd start with something like a DS or the Quick. Lots of brands have these style of flat bar road bikes and many of...
01-11-21, 08:45 PM
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Posted By WonderMonkey

I'll take a look and see what I can see. I'm...

I'll take a look and see what I can see. I'm sure Trek also has a version (or close) of that bike.
01-11-21, 10:55 AM
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Posted By WonderMonkey

I'm sure there are better options, but when I was...

I'm sure there are better options, but when I was 330 lbs (6' 2") I bought a Cannondale Quick 5 and it worked great. I made sure to get the right frame size. I'll jot down some thoughts that I did...
01-02-21, 05:54 PM
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Posted By zandoval

Well the question is are you talking to a Bike...

Well the question is are you talking to a Bike Shop or a Bike Dealer. Big difference... All in all its getting out there and riding. I usually tell people to get something they can afford and get...
12-30-20, 11:43 AM
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Posted By MRT2

Here is another one for your consideration. This...

Here is another one for your consideration. This is not an exhaustive list. If you find a dealer who sells, say, Giant, Specialized, Cannondale, or Fuji, or whatever, they will probably have...
12-30-20, 11:39 AM
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Posted By tyrion

Check out Surly Troll too.

Check out Surly Troll too.
12-30-20, 11:13 AM
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Posted By MRT2

Well, with this COVID 19 business, I imagine...

Well, with this COVID 19 business, I imagine shops have less inventory than they did before, and that is a problem. I like to at least try a bike out before buying, so I would suggest you keep...
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