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Old 02-03-03, 01:33 PM   #1
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Measuring the top tube....?

Hey guys,

I have been looking at a bunch of different frames lately, and have noticed that different manufacturers seem to measure the top tube differently from one another.

So, what is the correct way to measure it?
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Old 02-03-03, 03:00 PM   #2
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The most useful measurement is center-to-center. From the center of the seat tube to the center of the head tube.
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Thank ya very much!
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Sheldon Brown says his top tube is 22", which he says is short considering he needs a big bike to handle his height. I measured mine (Ross road bike), and mine is also 22". I don't know why a shorter top tube is a plus?
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