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Old 07-18-12, 01:12 PM   #1
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Mercier Nano Sizes?

I got a small (48cm) Nano for my son who is off to school. He'd rather have a standard-size bike for grocery runs, so it seems to be mine now (assuming we don't give it to his GF).

Does anyone know if the top tube is also longer on the 53cm model? I like this, it has a lot of fun solid pickup, but the seat->bar distance is about two inches shorter than I'm used to, which is a bit of a "crunch."




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Old 07-18-12, 05:43 PM   #2
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The BikesDirect Mercier Nano page has geometry measurements: http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/...geo_chart.html

You could also consider swapping in a longer stem. Stock is 90mm, and a 100 or 110mm can be had for very little money.
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Great suggestion, chaadster! Thx
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even the 53.. is on the small size, unless you are 5'6 0r less..

mini velo indeed.. 19 or 20.5"
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even the 53.. is on the small size, unless you are 5'6 0r less..

mini velo indeed.. 19 or 20.5"
Indeed, but at 6', I got mine fitted pretty well with a 120mm stem, and think it's a blast to ride, largely because it is unlike anything else in the stable, including the 20" wheeled Dahon.

Fit, of course, is very personal, and it's impossible to say that what's comfy for one will also be for another.
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You could try a different saddle that sits more rearward. The one on this bike isn't one of those I have a couple of them.
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