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    karate monkey sizng

    anybody ride a karate monkey in here? i think i wanna build one up this summer but i'm not sure if i want the 20" or the 22". i'm 6' tall and usuall prefer a bigger frame to a smaller one. right now i ride a large (19.5" i think) fisher mt tam 29... sometimes i feel like i could maybe go up a size, idunno. ???

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    it kinda runs big... a 22" is HUGE... I can hardly stand over it, and I'm a lanky 6'-6'1
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    that's what i was looking for. thanks. i guess i'll get the 20

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    http://www.surlybikes.com/karatemonkey.html

    You'll have to post pix if you do build up a Monkey. How have you liked that 29er experience so far?

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    Quote Originally Posted by andylago
    that's what i was looking for. thanks. i guess i'll get the 20
    Yeah, I would. I was thinking about it today some more and even a 20" gives me the bare minimum 2" of standover, so I imagine you'd be in the same ballpark.
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