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I've recently bought a Btwin Riverside 50 for daily commute. I weigh 94kg and usually ride with a backpack which weights around 3-5kg, I'm worried if the bike can hold my weight or the pedal might break off while standing. If the bike can't hold my weight, I want to know what modifications I can make so that it can hold my weight.

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The manual offered with the BTWIN Riverside 50 (click on the bike manual tab) indicates that 100kg is the max weight for your bike. 94 + 5 = 99 so you are under the limit. Max weight limits take into account rough usage. Pedaling while standing and daily commuting is well below rough usage. The pedals on this bike have a large steel rod as the main support with a sheer strength much larger than 200 kg.

No modifications are needed.

  • Thank you, that's a relief :) – cyberpirate92 May 23 at 19:22
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    The bike will most certainly withstand the weight. If you don't trust the pedals check for a pair with higher weight support rating. That if you notice deformation. – Carel May 23 at 20:26

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