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Old 06-24-06, 03:08 PM   #1
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Bike options 40-43CM frame

The time has come to buy my wife a GOOD bike. This is the lady that just rode her age (52 miles on my moutian bike).

Problem is short legs. measuring standover bearfoot, we get just shy of 70CM.

I know cannondale has a r700 in 40 or 44. Any other options?
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Old 06-24-06, 04:10 PM   #2
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Giant, in the OCR range do an XS frame that is a 42cm and there isa smaller one. They also do a womans frame aswell.

Don't know if it is available in US but the NEW giant range over here is SCR. I have just got a 42.5 SCR 3.0and I am short, but use a still smaller frame. Sometimes I think I must be deformed but attachment is of the 42,5 frame for a 29" inseam and short arms.


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http://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/030...2006&range=288

For Giant OCR range and they also have geometry tables there aswell.

Currently the 2005 range seem to be on close out.
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Old 06-24-06, 05:24 PM   #3
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Check out Terry Bikes. They have kind of a cult following among short women. Everybody I have known who actually has one LOVES it.
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Old 06-24-06, 07:44 PM   #4
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Trek and Specialized also have lines worth looking at:

http://www.specialized.com/bc/home.j...minisite=10029

http://www2.trekbikes.com/for_women/
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