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Old 05-02-05, 06:38 AM   #1
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Lightweight and cheap hardtail frame.

Hello!
I look for the lightweight frame. I think, that the best frame in price up to 500 euro would be Orbea Scape. It weights 1.300kg. Do you have any other ideas?
And the second question: which size should I choose? My height is 1.70m and my leg lenght is 81cm. Should I choose 16", or 18"? I will use this frame to XC races and marathons.

PS. Sorry for my English, I just learn this language .
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Old 05-02-05, 07:01 AM   #2
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my guess would be a 16. Ideally you should test ride some bikes and figure it out for yourself. I really don't know who makes light frames but I bet rocky mountain probably makes something you might be interested in.
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Unfortunately, Rocky Mountain is unavailable in Poland, where I live .

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The Orbea Starship frames a few years ago were like 2.8lbs, pretty darn light, and pretty reasonably priced.
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