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    Big rider bike selection

    Hi guys I am 6 feet and 260 lbs, currently have a really entry level HT. I really enjoy trails so i am thinking of getting my first FS (looking at Giant Anthem or Trance at the moment).

    I had a look at Trek's website and it turns out that I am over the weight limit for the suspension setup calculator???

    Guys, am I too big for a FS bike? Will the shocks handle my weight?

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    I have been riding an Anthem X2 29er for the past couple of years at a weight a bit heavier than the OP. You should be fine on either the Trance or the Anthem. As for a Trek FS, I'm not sure, but if you really want to know, I would send them an email.

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    At your weight....most bikes will carry your weight, no problem....

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    I agree that at your weight you will have no problem. Go to your local Giant dealer and they will tell you the same, and you can test ride one.
    Good Luck
    "Ideal bikes are not bought, they evolve beneath you"

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    Thanks guys!1

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