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Hello I have a 2017 Norco Yorkville. I was breaking rear spokes so bought a better rim with tougher spokes. Now my suspension seat post is wobbling. What else can I upgrade on the bike for a 300 pound plus load? I could trade up to the next level bike but prefer to stay with this one.

From Norco website.

Aluminium 7005 frame, 21 speed (3x7) with rim-brakes and suspension seat post. https://www.norco.com/bikes/city/hybrids/yorkville/yorkville/ With a MSRP of $369 USD its above a BSO, but still an entry-level model.

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    It really depends what parts are close to their limits. Wheel has shown that by breaking spokes. – Criggie Dec 9 '17 at 20:54
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    I've just added a stock photo of this model. If this is not your bike please use edit. – Criggie Dec 9 '17 at 20:55
  • Thanks Criggle,I am an older rider. This is the first new bike I have bought in fifty years.I thought the bike was better than an entry level model because I didn't know prices very well. Where I live there are a lot of potholes. I can't do the bunny hop either because of my back. I want this bike to last me ten years. Another sign certain parts are at their limits is my suspension seat post wobbles even though everything is tight. If I have to I will trade this one in on a better bike. – Kevin Rowe Dec 9 '17 at 21:32
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    It should be a fairly decent bike -- not ideal for someone your weight, but not bad for the price. 32-spoke wheels are about as good as you can do anymore, short of getting them custom-built, and suspension posts will tend to go soft fairly rapidly. I'd ride it until it starts having more serious problems, then buy something slightly more substantial. – Daniel R Hicks Dec 9 '17 at 23:43
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    Replace the suspension post with a fixed post, as @Criggie notes. Then get a sprung saddle -- either a Brooks if you're rich or at least one with springs. Avoid the overcushioned ones sold at Walmart/bigbox stores. Too much cushioning is actually harder on the butt. However, springs are good. – RoboKaren Dec 24 '17 at 20:54
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One solution for getting the load off the bike is to tow it in a trailer.

This would be overkill if you're carting around a waterbottle and a pocket of keys, but if you're loading the bike with 20+ kilos (44+ pounds) of stuff then moving it to its own axle could help.

Downside, trailers aren't cheap, and they will slow you down while riding.

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