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Old 11-14-02, 11:36 AM   #1
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Bike sizing

Evidenced by the thread below about backwards seatposts (and stems!), simply measuring yourself to a bike by it's seattube length is no longer sufficient for proper bike sizing. For a wonderful and information read on why this is so, check this out:

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/kops.html

No more backwards seatposts and stems for us!

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Old 11-14-02, 11:54 AM   #2
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Oh, and read this for some nifty historical background. Yum! I love these pages.

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-sizing.html

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