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    Do Thudbusters work on fat guys?

    Are Thudbusters usefull for super fatties (375lbs)? Thanks.

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    Of course, they come with three densities of elastomer cushions to accommodate a range of rider weights.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Morpheous View Post
    Of course, they come with three densities of elastomer cushions to accommodate a range of rider weights.
    They do but I think the stiffest elastomer isnt enough for the OPs weight.

    Stand up and ride light! Padded shorts and a comfy saddle work wonders. The saddle, grips, and pedals are the three contact points on a bike, make them as comfortable as possible. Lots of people blame seatposts/tires/frames/wheel sizes for poor fitting saddles.

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    Thudbusters are rated for riders up to 250#. That said, they seem to be built very strongly. I have read of people heavier than 250# using them. I am 250# and use two of the black elastomers. I tried a purple elastomer (firmest) and a black (second firmest) and it was way too firm. At 375# you could try two of the purple elastomers. I've had mine for 2 weeks and find it great. They work.

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    Thanks for the info all

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    Thudbuster Suspension Seatpost FAQ

    The ST model says over 250 lb, but I wouldn't get comfortable on it if I was over 300 lb.
    Ghisallo Wheels

    I'm really good looking.

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    4nbstd

    I read it that "Over 250#'s - Exceeds post limit"

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    Yike guess I will stick to what I have a get rid of the fat butt

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    something else to consider..... a sprung seat, I ride a brooks flyer on my rigid bike and thoroughly enjoy it, gives the little bit of squish I was looking for

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    Quote Originally Posted by jagermeister View Post
    4nbstd

    I read it that "Over 250#'s - Exceeds post limit"
    oops, me speak no engrish
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    I ride "lite" as much as possible, but there are a few parks where I find I am just too tired to get my a$$ off the seat for every root,rock, frog that is on the trail. My Specialized Phenom does flex enough to give me a little comfort.

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    The nice thing about the TB LT is that it allows the rider to stay seated & pedal over bumpy roads. I couldn't do that on my HT before the TB.

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