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It'd be pretty useless if it didn't support such a common weight.
I don't mind the looks, nor the price. Only problem is that its a pretty hippie thing to do.

200lbs is only common in the americas.
    
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I guess regular bicycles aren't green?
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I guess regular bicycles aren't green?

My bikes were always green, till they started going rusty, then they turned an ugly red biggrin.gif
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Hmmmmmm If I bought this I wonder if it would overtake my 1990 Miyata 914 as my favorite ride. tongue.gif
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200lbs is only common in the americas.

I'm not sure if you are joking or just ignorant, but that's not the case.

Especially with my generation being the tallest one yet 200lbs is a pretty standard weight. Unless you are some skinny kid who does no physical exercise (someone who will not use this bike) than I would say many athletic people would be around 200lbs.
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post #56 of 104
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200lbs is only common in the americas.

I'm not sure if you are joking or just ignorant, but that's not the case.

Especially with my generation being the tallest one yet 200lbs is a pretty standard weight. Unless you are some skinny kid who does no physical exercise (someone who will not use this bike) than I would say many athletic people would be around 200lbs.

The average athletic weight is below 200 lbs. It's between 175~185 lbs. Depending on your BMI you can be severely overweight at 220 lbs.
    
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The average athletic weight is below 200 lbs. It's between 175~185 lbs. Depending on your BMI you can be severely overweight at 220 lbs.

I didn't say that 200lbs is average I said that is is still within a common weight range for non-fat people.

And BMI? Since when has BMI meant anything?
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Do want! Only thing that worries me is the rain here in Washington, does it get soggy in the rain? lolol.
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Interesting as a gimmick, but I would never even consider buying one. Spend the money on a good quality metal framed bicycle that will last a lifetime.
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Interesting as a gimmick, but I would never even consider buying one. Spend the money on a good quality metal framed bicycle that will last a lifetime.

You can buy a good quality metal bike for 20 bucks? OK then. Around here you can't even buy a good quality dinner for that much.
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