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My friend Hoss Carthwright weighs 450lbs...(15 posts)

My friend Hoss Carthwright weighs 450lbs...t-moore
Mar 6, 2003 1:19 PM
I am letting him ride my XL 23in Raleigh C 40 hybrid. The bike has a pair of Avenir 700x28 kevlar tires.

Would he be better off with the stock 700x35 Kenda tires
that came stock with the bike.

By the way, he is 6'6" and 450lbs. He is comfortable on the bike, but does he weigh too much???
re: My friend Hoss Carthwright weighs 450lbs...t-moore
Mar 6, 2003 2:22 PM
Come on a give me some CHATTER...
I'm sure he appreciate your using his legal name like that. nmKristin
Mar 6, 2003 2:59 PM
I'm sure he appreciate your using his legal name like that. nmt-moore
Mar 6, 2003 3:13 PM
Come on now, Hoss is just a take off on Bonanza and the Cartwrigth family. That is not my buddy's real name.

The ques is? Does my friend weight too much for the bike.
He takes it on short rides with no problems...

ps. am I dating myself, do any of readers remember the Cartwrights..
I almost replied earlier..MrDan
Mar 6, 2003 3:27 PM
That Hoss had to be dead by now... I remember bonanza!
Hoss has been dead for over 25 yrs.t-moore
Mar 6, 2003 3:34 PM
Hoss died when the show was still in production. That was over 25 yrs ago...
So are all the Cartwright Bridesmickey-mac
Mar 6, 2003 9:57 PM
If I remember correctly, Adam, Joe, and Hoss were all born of different mothers. Two of the boys (Little Joe and Hoss?) lost wives on the show. Don't marry a guy named Cartwright.
I'm sure he appreciate your using his legal name like that. nmfiltersweep
Mar 6, 2003 3:28 PM
Are you kidding? They STILL show Bonanza reruns on Norwegian TV (I think on NRK) every Saturday AM.
LOL - I'm such a dorkKristin
Mar 6, 2003 9:52 PM
I thought it was a funny name and then figured y'all are from Tejass. I'm too young for Bonanza. I'm glad your bountiful friend is enjoying bikes.
the Cartrights lived at Tahoe - nice ranch (nm)laffeaux
Mar 7, 2003 10:42 AM
Do you call him Hoss "The Hog" Carthwright? nmBruno S
Mar 6, 2003 3:55 PM
My friends Nick, Heath, and Jarrod can help...mohair_chair
Mar 6, 2003 4:08 PM
There was a fire in the barn, then Ma died. The boys then sold the Barkley Ranch to housing developers, and put their millions into 24-hour fitness centers. Maybe there's one near you.
I appreciate the chatter...t-moore
Mar 6, 2003 5:25 PM
I guess it all means that he will be okay on the bike...
Put on the biggest tires...MrDan
Mar 6, 2003 6:54 PM
on a seriuos note, I have no idea what the bike moel is, but if it's a hybrid it's probably fine... I wouldn't put him on a stupid light bike though, that is unless you really wwant to HAVE to buy a new bike!

Help your big friend out... get him hooked on riding!
Yes, he does!!Alexx
Mar 7, 2003 4:58 AM
Let us all know how many spokes he breaks....