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    Should I buy a "smaller" bike?

    I'm about to buy a motobecane outcast (26) frame http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ils&ProdID=635 and I'm not sure which size to get.
    I'm 6'4" and have a 37 inch inseam, I'm going to be mostly riding the bike on the road, but might want to ride some trails sometimes. For these times, would it be beneficial for me to have the 21 instead of the 23? because otherwise I'm leaning towards the 23.

    Thanks.

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    If you going to get where you are doing more off road over time I'd say the 21. At you size I'd look into a 29er, IMO looks alot better on a tall rider and bigger wheels better on the road.

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    FWIW, the 29er version of that bike is only $55 more on the same site...

    -rob

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    29er might be nice, but right now I already have a number of 26" wheels that would go great on this bike.
    I'm going with the 23, thanks!

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