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Old 10-09-06, 06:44 PM   #1
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Do any of you know anything about Tunturi Mountain Bike

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Old 10-09-06, 07:11 PM   #2
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At that price, what do you need to know? Offer $25 and see what happens!
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You're right.
I emailed requesting the frame size.

edit: It was too small
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Old 10-10-06, 12:13 PM   #4
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You're right.
I emailed requesting the frame size.

edit: It was too small

Say it was too small and it may have been. Critical bit on a mountain bike is standover height. You ideally should have 4" between the crutch and the top bar. Plenty of room in other words. Don't know your height but I have a friend that is 6'3" tall. He has a 23" frame for strength. Has about 2" standover height. When he borrows his sons bike that is a 19" frame- he has 4" standover height. I am vertically challenged and have a very small frame. I do not have 1" of standover height but the seat post is very long. The other lengths on a bike such as fore and aft position of the saddle and bar stem length can be modified to suit your body- but that standover height cannot be changed.

Now on my bianchi- that you have all seen pics of before but is attached below again so you can see what I mean- I did try the next frame size up but it felt uncomfortable. When I am riding, it does not matter to me what size frame I have- providing I can set it up for me when riding. This one may look wierd but it does fit me.
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Old 10-10-06, 03:36 PM   #5
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Stapfam, that is an interesting idea for fenders. What are they called? I may want to use those on my commuter bike.
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