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    First post, looking for advice on buying a bike.

    Hello, I'm completely new to these forums. I'm in the market for a bike, but I need one that can hold my rather overweight self. I'm 5'8" and about 250 lbs. I live in Brooklyn, and am downhill from most of my neighborhood. What are some good bikes for a person like me that I can get at a reasonable price?

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    u want a comuter? u say down hill through the neighborhood as in the streets?

    maybe something similar to this 2014 Fargo 2 | Bikes | Salsa Cycles, or a full mtb?

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    A mountain bike might do for me. Those are built with larger tires and a more durable frame, right?

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    Everybody is worried about the frame lol.. You won't break a frame in the city unless you get hit by a car. Wheels, those are the cost saving things that break. Cheap suspension fork make bikes horrible. But the frame? Don't worry about it. If you want a bike for the city, skinnier tires will make any bike work.

    Sent from my 831C using Tapatalk

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    If you want to see what a road bike can handle check out ,Road Bike Party on you tube.

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