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i am close to 300 lbs. i wanted to use this bike mostly for bombing around town and trail riding and of course the highway from the city to the trails. speed wouldn't be a massive concern as if i topped out at 55 mph that would be ok. on the trails i am not a really aggressive rider either. like the cruising as opposed to the jumps and catwalking. wondered if some enthusiasts that have one of these bikes would have some feed back that could help me form an oppinion of this bike.



I appreciate any and all input
 

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I am 265, and I go everywhere on it. I am really impressed with the tw and what it does for such a small dual sport.



I am sure another 35 pounds would make no difference. I am all stock and over 5,000 miles on mine.
 

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6'2" and 275. Pushes me around just fine. Have never had a problem.
 

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Mine is geared 15/45 and it hauls my fat 210lb butt all over town and up and down any fire road i choose. It is able to wind up 5th gear no problem.
 

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i am close to 300 lbs. i wanted to use this bike mostly for bombing around town and trail riding and of course the highway from the city to the trails. speed wouldn't be a massive concern as if i topped out at 55 mph that would be ok. on the trails i am not a really aggressive rider either. like the cruising as opposed to the jumps and catwalking. wondered if some enthusiasts that have one of these bikes would have some feed back that could help me form an oppinion of this bike.



I appreciate any and all input




5'-17" about 250 pounds and I ride my son's TW200 all the time. No worries.
 

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6'4" and 320 - running totally stock - more than happy with my totally stock 2004 TW200 - I suspect you will be too judging by your speed / trail exploring descriptions
 

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Hi Snakebitten

Have you made a decision yet?



I ride a T-Dub and have ridden with my wife 130lb and me 225lb and outran a Harley riders group one day at 65mph no problem.



That little bike can do all that you need it to.



The first gear is for hill climbing and it will feel like you are Fred Flinstone at first wanting to use your feet to paddle to get up to speed

but once she's launched she's running strong.



Enjoy!
 

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I was over 400 when I first got my 08 it did fine . I road the T.W.A.T when I was about 350. I am now down around 330 . It will haul your skinny but around fine.
 

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HAHAHA. Too bad the members survey didn't include a question that asked how much you weigh--I am now curious about the average members weight. From scanning this feed it appears that we're a bunch of fatties...



DCTW
 

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Question for you big dudes: How does the stock shock work for you?



My guess is that it works better than it does for us sub-200 types. Just curious.
 

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Now I feel right at home!

6ft- 300lbs, older than dirt,

yrs ago rode competitve hare and hound in the desert, but old age and

common sense got the best of me, bought this TW couple months ago, ride seldom,

but enjoy every second!

Got it for the motor home, as I need knee surgery, and still like to

look around.

Thanks to all who admit were "WELL FED"
 

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My girl says the fat tires take off 25 lbs. And the camera adds 10 , they most likely had 7 or 8 cameras pointed at me.
 

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Had a little kid from the "Kidz Club" I volunteer at remind me that I was fat. went kind of like this:



little kid talking and not paying attention to my asking her to be quiet. I stand behind her, tap her on the head. She turns around, her eyes at gut level (I'm 6'2"). She looks up at me and says, in amazement, "Wow, you're fat!"



Chuckled, with pride, at that one




Dan
 
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