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Old 08-10-04, 02:21 PM   #1
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Maneuverability VS. Power

A smaller frame gives you more control and maneuverability on the trials. (At least I think so). When do you think a frame becomes too small were your loosing more from lack of power then gaining from maneuverability?
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Old 08-10-04, 03:04 PM   #2
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Depends on your size and your preference. My ideal of a small frame is freaking huge for most people. My idea of a really small frame is a persons typical frame. Hard to say. For me too small is a Kona 15"...kona 17" is decent for djing and trials and 19" is my fr/xc frame size...(all kona sizing)
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Old 08-10-04, 03:33 PM   #3
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Well i'm 6'2 riding on a 19 inch XC frame. I love the control but feel the loos of power.
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That frame sounds too big actually. I am 6'5 and find 19" frames pretty big for most fun stuff.
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LOL My dad's a terrible person. Im 5'3 and he makes me ride a 20'' duallie. D-ment store Duallie. Ouch.
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yeah man i remember the good old days when my bike would brake or get a flat and i would have to take dad's huge freakin bike
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