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    Short Clydes?

    Any short clydes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Road Fan View Post
    Any short clydes?
    Define short.

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    Does 5'7" count as short?

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    At 5' 11" I accept that I am a member of the Walking UnTall,

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    i guess im short. it seems like everybody is taller than me.

    i am 5'9" and i just realized that my only friends that are shorter than me are women. then still i think more than half of them are still taller than me what the heck is in the water!
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    I'm only 6'1

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    5'8'' on a good day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Beanz View Post
    I'm only 6'1
    Ditto that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Beanz View Post
    I'm only 6'1
    Me, too. But according to the "Tall Clydes" thread that qualifies us as short.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bautieri View Post
    5'8'' on a good day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fastflyingasian View Post
    i guess im short. it seems like everybody is taller than me.

    i am 5'9" and i just realized that my only friends that are shorter than me are women. then still i think more than half of them are still taller than me what the heck is in the water!
    I always figured that for men, 5'7" to 5'11" was kinda average and tall started around 6' or so, I'm 179cm which works out to around 5'10".... Under 5'7" would be considered short.

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    5'6 AND 3/4, thank you.

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    I'm 5'8" and shrinking.
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    When I was a young man, I had heard or read that average height for U.S. men was ~5'7".

    30 years later, it's now 5' 9.5".

    see http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr010.pdf

    Men's heights at page 16.

    The mean height for my age group is 5'9". Either I've always been an inch shorter than average, or a bunch of short guys have died since I stopped growing.

    The women's averages are on page 14. (5' 3.8")

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    5'5 - 5'6, why?

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    7', -9" here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wogsterca View Post
    Define short.
    I'm 5'5.5" and declining from 187# to around 178 now, need to lose about another 35. Not likely to overstress any bike parts, but I have a lot of the same other issues as the "standard" clydes (200#/91 kg) do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by unixpro View Post
    5'6 AND 3/4, thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    7', -9" here.
    Don't think that's quite what I'm talking about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bautieri View Post
    5'8'' on a good day.
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    I'm 5' 14" ... not sure if that counts tho.

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    5'7" ex-clyde, still overweight though just not enough to make the 200lb cutoff :-D

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    Add my name to the "under tall" list at 5'9". I prefer the term stocky At least that is what a lot of people have called me over the years.

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