Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: New Clyde bike?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2011

    New Clyde bike?

    New clyde checking in, 6'5 or 6'6 330. Just bit out of shape weight goal is 260 and I want to get back into riding bikes. All I did when I was younger. Is the kona hoss still around if I went to a lbs? I don't see it on their website. Looking for a bike similar to the hoss any ideas brohans?

    Been 11 years since my last ride on a huffy. Can't wait for the fun to begin. Going to the lbs later today just to check it out. Have to wait for some cash before I can buy.


  2. #2
    Reputation: CaveGiant's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    How much cash are you going to be waiting for and what type of riding will you be doing.

    I love my clyde bike of a Niner WFO/dorado, but quite spendy.

    Kona Hoss is no more =-(
    Why would I care about 150g of bike weight, I just ate 400g of cookies while reading this?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    800-900 is my max. Might be able to swing more but wanted to keep it under 1000. that sucks that the hoss is not made anymore. I just want a good strong bike that won't snap because of my weight. Fire roads and some rocky trails that aren't the most technical is probably what I'll stick with until I lose weight and gain a little skill.

  4. #4
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Nubster's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Really just about any new bike on the market that is a metal frame...steel or aluminum...will work under your weight. It will be the components that will most likely fail if anything. I have ridden my current bike as heavy as 320 and with no problems other than wheels going out of true. At your height I would take a serious look at a is will fit you much better. I am 6'2" and always felt like a circus bear on a tiny bike when riding my 26" mtb. When I got my 29er it just felt right.
    Kona Big Unit SS
    Kona Private Jake SSCX
    DiamondBack Release 3

Similar Threads

  1. Clyde but not on a "clyde" bike
    By gilbertlikesbikes in forum Clydesdales/Tall Riders
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 10-07-2009, 06:45 AM
  2. used bike for a clyde
    By centerice in forum Clydesdales/Tall Riders
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 10-11-2008, 03:57 PM
  3. New Clyde here. And which bike?
    By blackfire in forum Clydesdales/Tall Riders
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-23-2008, 07:22 PM
  4. my new clyde bike
    By madcap in forum Clydesdales/Tall Riders
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 07-17-2007, 09:42 PM
  5. new clyde looking for a solid clyde bike
    By maceio in forum Clydesdales/Tall Riders
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 08-08-2006, 09:28 AM

Members who have read this thread: 0

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts



VISIT US AT and the ConsumerReview Network are business units of Invenda Corporation

(C) Copyright 1996-2018. All Rights Reserved.