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Old May 19th, 2014, 12:47 PM   #1
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Default Rider weight limit for a Slim Chance?

Embarrassing to have to ask but does anyone familiar with them remember if there was a rider weight limit on the Slim frames circa 1994?

I recall around the time of the 10th Anniversary Fats Chris said the upper limit was 180# or so bc the tubing was so fine.

I am about a Deuce and a half (245).

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Old May 19th, 2014, 2:03 PM   #2
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If it is a 58, you'd probably better just sell it to me before you destroy it
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Old May 19th, 2014, 2:13 PM   #3
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With a steel frame, I imagine any weight limits were more about warranty than safety.

Since you're on your own warranty-wise, the test for me would be: can I ride it without always having the chainrings rub the front derailleur when I'm out of the saddle?

If so, ride on, store it indoors and you're good to go.
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STEEL IS REAL, DESIGNED TO GO FAST, WELDED TO LAST!!

You could weigh 2450.

Worry more about your wheels

Enjoy
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Thanks Scott.

Took me so damn long to find this Slim and apparently I had been eating along the way I just wanted to make sure you factored in my girth making these frames.

Thanks everyone for the replies.

Yo... no way bro, its a 53cm but I've been pining for this frame and color pretty much since I saw one hanging in Chris's office in Somerville
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STEEL IS REAL, DESIGNED TO GO FAST, WELDED TO LAST!!

You could weigh 2450.

Worry more about your wheels

Enjoy
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Thanks Scott.

Took me so damn long to find this Slim and apparently I had been eating along the way I just wanted to make sure you factored in my girth making these frames.

Thanks everyone for the replies.

Yo... no way bro, its a 53cm but I've been pining for this frame and color pretty much since I saw one hanging in Chris's office in Somerville
A 53cm drool...I want one bad. Post pics and enjoy!
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