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The Samson is a BIG and TALL bike with Day-6's trademark easy-riding semi-recumbent forward crank design.

Per Day-6 ,

The official bicycle of 6'5", 287 pound, 18 year NFL veteran and 7 time Pro Bowler Lomas Brown and 6'10", 380 pound, 19 year NBA veteran, Piston's power forward and World Champion Rick Mahorn.

Big & Tall is a common term these days.  Not so common is a bicycle that can comfortably carry that person. 

Enter Samson.

All the legendary comfort and ergonomics of a Day 6 with the strength to carry riders up to 400 pounds due to a beefed up frame and upgraded components.  You don't have to be oversized to appreciate the upgraded features on the Samson.


  • Tires:  Maxxis Gypsy 26x2.10 with Kevlar
  • Rims:  Alex DM24 with Eyelets - 36 Spoke
  • Spokes:  12 Guage Stainless
  • Brakes:  Tektro Disc, 160 mm, Front and Rear
  • Crankset:  Shimano
  • Headset:  Neco sealed bearings
  • Chain ring:  Shimano 22/32/42
  • Chain:  KMC rust buster
  • Stem:  UNO, alloy, adjustable, 90mm
  • 24 Speed
  • Shifter:  Shimano Acera Trigger
  • Derailleur:  Shimano Acera
  • Seat Strut Kit


  • Weight Capacity: 400 Pounds
  • Weight: 35 pounds
  • Wheelbase: 52"

Frame Sizes:

  • Small: Fits People from Approximately 5' to 5'7 (up to 28" inseam)
  • Large: Fits People from Approximately 5'7 to 6'2 (28" inseam - 32" inseam)
  • Extra Large: Fits People from Approximately 6'2 to 6'9 (32" inseam - 36" inseam)
  • All sizes approximate as everyone is different.
  • It is always best to test ride before buying if possible.
  • For Samson, add 1" to above measurements.
  • There should never be more than 5" of seat post showing between top of collar and bottom of horizontal backrest tube.  See example here.

Colors: (available on all sizes)

  • Metallic Black - BK
  • Champagne - CP


  • S24S-BK   Black
  • S24S-CP   Champagne
  • S24L-BK    Black
  • S24L-CP     Champagne
  • S24XL-BK    Black
  • S24XL-CP    Champagne

The following are all proprietary Day 6 designs and Standard on All Day 6 Bicycles:

  • 16" Contour Seat (other standard bicycle seats available)
  • Ergo S'port Backrest
  • Aluminum EZ Reach Handlebars
  • 6061 Aluminum U-First Frame
Big and tall riders with their Day-6 Samson recumbent bikesWide seat with lumbar support fully supports the rider without concentrating pressure on prostate or perineal area

Product features:

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