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    Heavy Weighted People - Can we use full suspension ?

    We are talking 300+ lb club.

    No crazy stuff, just single track with ruts, and sidewalk curbs at say 30kph.

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    Yes. But its very shock dependent. I was 310-315 when I started riding my FS. The shock that I found worked best was the Manitou Mcleod with a custom shim stack due to my weight.

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    Go check out the clydesdale forum on here. Tons of information for bigger fellas.

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    255 here... minus gear. This bike will take 300 all day long. Ive heard of multiple riders doing it with a GG bike. Particularly if you go coil. No worries!

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    What's does "GG bike" mean?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    What's does "GG bike" mean?
    Guerrila Gravity (brand of bike)

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    Quote Originally Posted by R_Pierce View Post
    Gorrila Gravity (brand of bike)

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    Thanks. I haven't heard of that brand.

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    Heavy Weighted People - Can we use full suspension ?

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    Thanks. I haven't heard of that brand.
    Small company in Denver, handmade custom built

    http://ridegg.com/


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    Cool.

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    Also check out Foes. Since they use a low leverage design, it makes it much easier for larger guys to run air shocks and not run into the maximum air pressure or dampening restrictions.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    Thanks. I haven't heard of that brand.
    Me either. Its Guerrila Gravity


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    Quote Originally Posted by stripes View Post
    Me either. Its Guerrila Gravity


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    Lol, I spelled it wrong.

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    depends, whats 300+... 301 or 600 etc etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cary View Post
    Also check out Foes. Since they use a low leverage design, it makes it much easier for larger guys to run air shocks and not run into the maximum air pressure or dampening restrictions.


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    This, the leverage ratio is what you need to pay attention to. I ride a 2014 Motobecane Phantom trail DS that has 3 rear suspension travel settings. I only run the 3 setting due to the ratio in the 4 and 5 settings. Id blow out my shock in a hurry Im sure.
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    No luck in Clydes topic.

    So I may need to think outside the box.

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