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Old 06-02-08, 03:29 PM   #1
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What size bike?

New to mountain bikes. I am 5'9". What size should I be looking at? I see a nice 17" I like.
I have no idea how the sizes run...thanks.
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Old 06-02-08, 04:00 PM   #2
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That is about right in 5' 10 ride about 17.5-18 my cannondale is a large, depends on the frame and maker.
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it is a specialized rockhopper hardtail
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17" should fit fine, 16" or 18" might also work for you too. Just depends on how it feels and what you want to do. I'm 5'8" and I ride 15" and 17"
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New to mountain bikes. I am 5'9". What size should I be looking at? I see a nice 17" I like.
I have no idea how the sizes run...thanks.
Go to the bicycle manufacturer's website and look for "geometry" links.

Also, read this http://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-sizing.html
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Blah, blah, blah, blah. Only one way to tell. Ride it.
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