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    How Do I Know My Ideal Frame Size

    Hello,
    I'm 1,95 meters tall, and it's very hard for me to find large frames. I've got my hands on a nice CrMo Basso Gap, size 56. Should I use it? How do I know me ideal frame size?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matheus22
    Hello,
    I'm 1,95 meters tall, and it's very hard for me to find large frames. I've got my hands on a nice CrMo Basso Gap, size 56. Should I use it? How do I know me ideal frame size?
    http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/fitting.htm

    http://www.rivendellbicycles.com/htm...eopinions.html

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS...705791-3371139

    http://www.bikefitkit.com/testimonies/quotes_books.html

    Your bike fit depends on several factors:

    1. Your ratio of trunk length to body length and leg length.

    2. Length of your arms.

    3. Your purposes in riding (racing, pleasure, touring, commuting, long distances).

    4. Flexibility and a variety of other body characteristics.

    5. What "feels good" to you.

    6. The "geometry" of the bike. Angles, length of top tube, stiffness, etc.

    A good local bike shop should be able to give you some good advice.

    And a bunch of other stuff,

    Good luck.
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    It took me 25 years of riding to recognize that the best bike fit is the one I like most.
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