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    Bike for a big guy

    I'd like to get a bike, just a good beginner model. The problem is I'm 6'2" 265 lbs. Any advise on a bike or tires?

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    Go to your LBS (local bike shop) and try out a few . You might try some 29ers , big guys usually like them . Ride as many different bikes as possible . I would suggest a hardtail , you can get alot more bike for the money . Good luck .

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    Thanks

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    I'm 6 ft and weigh about 240. I just got me a Haro Flightline Expert a couple months ago and its perfect. I take some big drops and it holds up really well. Getting my Rock Shox Reba's put on tomorrow though so it should be a lot better.

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    Yes most definitely take a trip to your lbs and see what is out there. I too would recommend a 29'er for your size.

    Good luck and let us know what you end up with.

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