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    What size bike would fit me best? and a couple questions.

    I haven't biked much since i was 18 and want to start again as the summers come around. I just turned 21 now, and I've grown a couple inches since then.

    I'm looking for a bike mostly for downhill/trail riding with a bit of city travel to work (close to home). I was interested in a Norco Rampage/Manik.

    I'm 6'4/5, with a leg length of 34/35 (for jeans).
    I was thinking a 20-21" frame would be best for me but I'm not sure since I've been out of the loop for so long.

    Thanks.

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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    Between Crystal River and Hernando, Florida.
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    I've had several since 1999 but have settled on my beloved 2001 Litespeed Tuscany and my latest, a 2015 Cannondale Supersix EVO carbon
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    Visit your local bike shop and they will tell you want size frame you'll need.
    My bikes: 2001 Litespeed Tuscany---2015 Cannondale Supersix EVO carbon

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    Member vinced's Avatar
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    I agree with RonH. I recently went bike shopping and discovered that depending on the manufacture of the bike, I fit a 54 or 55 cm frame, and even then my LBS had to switch out stems.
    Vince D'Elia

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