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Old 01-15-05, 09:52 AM   #1
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tall rider in search of a good mountain bike

I'm 6'10" and looking for a mountain bike but so far local bike stores no help? Looking to spend no more then $800 Thanks for any help
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Old 01-15-05, 02:23 PM   #2
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That's up to custom sizing really. I have a Triathelon frame that is the largest frame in that companies build. It's 64 cm seat, 64 toptube.
I'm not even sure that it would fit you.

It's not mtb, more xc. Most frame builder did weld up frames for big guys, and these frames are useless to us smaller builds so they CAN be found.

But they were expensive (custom) and not produced often.

Tom Ritchey did a lot of frames for big athletes during the late 80's early 90's.
These come up on ebay once in a while.
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Maybe this would work for you? http://www.konaworld.com/shopping_ca...1&parentid=182
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Where would I look for this type of frame and what would I ask for at the store? Thanks
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Old 01-16-05, 07:07 AM   #5
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hi at the kona website they have a 22" frame (hoss) is that going to be big enough I also found a 25" frame on the giant website What do they mean by these numbers?
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