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    Dragon ok for a clyde?

    Would the steel frame of a dragon be strong enough for a super Clyde? Ive read about some frames cracking.

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    I'm 250 and bought a Dragon a couple of months ago. I've had no issues at all. With steel you get some flex. It doesn't just snap like aluminum. All frames can crack but I have not heard that high end steel frames are more likely to than aluminum. In fact on this forum there seem to issues with certain frames, like the Parker, and they're not steel.
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    I used to have a Marin Eldridge Grade back in '92 which was steel. Since then I've had alloy frames but being a big dude, they were always kinda harsh. Now that I'm in the market for a new 29er, I wonder if I should go back to steel.

    Thanks.

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    Go to the LBS and ride one. I noticed the difference right away.
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