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Old 03-04-07, 06:55 PM   #1
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deciding on what size TT?

i have searched, and didnt come up with much. but im looking at ordering a frame tomorrow, and wanted to know whats the best way to determine a good TT size, without actually having different size bikes to try? i wasnt sure you could estimate by your height or whatnot?

i know getting newbie questions can be quite annoying, with me being a moderator on another forum, but any help will definitely be appreciated.

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Old 03-04-07, 06:56 PM   #2
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How tall are you for starters.
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Old 03-04-07, 06:59 PM   #3
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Old 03-04-07, 07:52 PM   #4
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i was think 21" would be decent. and i didnt really think i would be able to notice much in the different sizes, with me being fairly new at this.
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Old 03-04-07, 08:47 PM   #5
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I'd say 21" would be just dandy.
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you'll be happy with a 21"
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Old 03-04-07, 09:47 PM   #7
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meh, I am 6' 2" 21's always feel sluggish for me. I rode a 21" barcode for a long time and it always felt kind of slow. If you ride a lot of trails its fine, but if you are more interested in street/tech stuff I would suggest going a bit shorter. I rode a 20.5 stricker for about a year and recently aquired a 20.6t autopilot. Both are very responsive, good for spins and mashing around obsticles.
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5'11'' on a 20.75. It feels good, wouldn't want it any bigger though. It's alot of personal preference but I'd say 20.75 - 21 would be fine.
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thanks for the help guys. i ordered a 21" Sunday frame. ill ride it a while, and guess i can decide later on if i want to go smaller or not.
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That 21" Sunday will be good. TT are less about how tall you are and more about preference.
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yea, thats what i was thinking. ill try it out for a while, and if it does sime to be a bit much, ill just sell it and get one a little smaller. i still have to piece this bike together first. ordering bars, stem and fork tomorrow.
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what are you going with?
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not 100% sure. this is the first bike ive "pieced" together. ive had a DK 6pack complete, and an old GT Vertigo, and an old Dyno back in the day haha.

im pretty sure im going with Sunday Triumph bars, since they come 28" wide. i figured id rather have them longer, and be able to cut them down, then get them too short, and be stuck with something i dont like.

as far as forks, i dont really know lol. im still looking, and learning. so im open to whatever suggestions, on any parts. i did order ODI longneck grips, and some Ody Jim C's pedals tonight.
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not 100% sure. this is the first bike ive "pieced" together. ive had a DK 6pack complete, and an old GT Vertigo, and an old Dyno back in the day haha.

im pretty sure im going with Sunday Triumph bars, since they come 28" wide. i figured id rather have them longer, and be able to cut them down, then get them too short, and be stuck with something i dont like.

as far as forks, i dont really know lol. im still looking, and learning. so im open to whatever suggestions, on any parts.
You could go with like S&M Pitch forks, Sunday! Night 2, Odyssey Classic Dirt, or something else. Just some suggestions.
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You could go with like S&M Pitch forks, Sunday! Night 2, Odyssey Classic Dirt, or something else. Just some suggestions.
Just, no. Not many people run the ole school pitchforks anymore because they weigh a metric ton. Just get some Ody race or Ody dirts depending on if you want 3/8ths (race) or 14mm (dirt).
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Just, no. Not many people run the ole school pitchforks anymore because they weigh a metric ton. Just get some Ody race or Ody dirts depending on if you want 3/8ths (race) or 14mm (dirt(.
He probly meant Pitchfork XLT's. Chill bro.

S&M Odyssey and Sunday all make great stuff with great warranty's you'll be set for life with any of their forks/parts.
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He probly meant Pitchfork XLT's. Chill bro.

S&M Odyssey and Sunday all make great stuff with great warranty's you'll be set for life with any of their forks/parts.
word. But I just like the Ody designs better and I'd actually rather have an Ody fork than a Sunday! even though they are very similar. But the Pitch XLT's are nice too... even though the Ody forks are less expensive and (arguably) better.
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Odyssey forks are the only forks worth buying.
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Odyssey forks are the only forks worth buying.
That's what I've been trying to say.
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word. But I just like the Ody designs better and I'd actually rather have an Ody fork than a Sunday! even though they are very similar. But the Pitch XLT's are nice too... even though the Ody forks are less expensive and (arguably) better.
The new Sunday forks have that wierd cutout for peg clearance that looks bad in my opinion. It's all about the new Odyssey forks. Those directors look terrible though.
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I actually like the Director fork and I would get i... but I don't know when it's coming out.
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What about DK R/T? They're only $100 and weigh 26.5 ounces.
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