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Carbon MTB and rider weight


mark ellis
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Morning hubbers,

 

thinking about getting  a Epic Carbon comp.

 

Got a few questions for the experienced guys.

 

I tip the scales at about 95kgs. was 107 in december and am stil loosing.  Do you think I would be too big for a carban mtb frame?

 

Other option is to get the Marathon frame and build a bike up. 

 

I ride marathons and stage races when I can.

 

Is there anything I should keep in mind when purchasing a carbon bike?

 

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mark ellis2010-03-09 04:02:26
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I weigh 90kgs and going up!! ( i am 2m tall and gaining muscles en fitness!) Carbon bikes should not be a problem for you mate.

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You should have no problem with the bike.  I'm 193 and I weigh 90kgs+ and I have no problems with Specialized carbon

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Check the new Merida 0.9, No rider weight limit and replacement including racing (check with local agent)

 

I am 1,93cm and 84kg at best - no problems with carbon frames (currently 2008 Merida)
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