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    Newbie need help with bike sizing

    I'm first time road bike buyer looking for some advice on what bike size i should get. I'm 5'9 3/4 with a inseam 32.5". I know i fall in between 54cm and 56cm, but unsure on which size would better suit me. Also, i've input my measurement in fit calculator on competetivecyclist.com and wrenchscience.com and here are my result.

    The Competitive The Eddy Fit The French Fit
    Seat Tube Range C-C 53.5-54.0 54.7-55.2 56.4-56.9
    Seat Tube Range C-T 55.1-55.6 56.3-56.8 58.0-58.5
    Top Tube Length 54.2-54.6 54.2-54.6 55.4-55.8
    Stem Lengthh 11.2-11.8 10.1-10.7 10.3-10.7
    BB-Saddle Position 75.5-77.5 74.7-76.7 73.0-75.0
    Saddle-Handlebar 52.3-52.9 53.1-53.7 54.8-55.4
    Saddle Setback 4.1-4.5 5.3-5.7 4.8-5.2

    Gender M
    Inseam 32.5 in
    Trunk 26.25 in
    Forearm 13 in
    Arm 24.75 in
    Thigh 23.5 in
    Lower Leg 22 in
    Sternal Notch 57.5 in
    Total Body Height 135 in


    WS Recommended Sizes
    Frame Size center-to-center: 54 cm
    Frame Size center-to-top: 55 cm
    Overall Reach: 67.18 cm
    Saddle Height: 72.89 cm
    Handlebar Width: 44 cm

    Height: 69.68 in
    Sternum Notch: 57.50 in
    Inseam Length: 32.50 in
    Arm Length: 24.75 in
    Shoulder Width: 17.00 in
    Flexiblity: 6
    Weight: 135.00 lbs
    Foot Size: 8.50 USMens

    Which size bike do u think will fit best?

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