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    Hello, I supposed to pick up a 56cm Mark V Pro : )) tomorrow, but I am 6ft tall, and I'm not sure if it'll reasonably fit...I read that their sizes run kind of small, but I really freakin want it, cause they're not made anymore, and becz I'm swipin' it for a cool $200 -frame, fork & head set. Please tell me it will fit.

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    I do...I'm 6ft.


    You're all good if you like a tight geometry
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    What's your reach like? You can always run a longer stem. I'm 5'10" and my 55cm conversion is a bit on the long side with a 110mm quill.

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    I have one of those(unbuilt) If you are six foot and normal build it should work pretty good, you might want a longish stem. It is a great frame for the money.

    Fit is also a matter of stem length and seat position. You would not believe the size range listed in the Fit Kit book. They could probably get you on a 48cm OK
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rev.Chuck
    They could probably get you on a 48cm OK
    DAAAAANNNNG. I want a 48'er now
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    I'm 5'11" and ride a 56. My inseam is 33" (actual measured, not pants.) I like smaller bikes so it fits good.

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    Does the Mark V Pro have that oval tubing on the top tube that the Mark V has?

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    yep, its identical except the lack of braze ons and the heat treated tubing.

    I'm 5'11" but with a 32 inseam and ride a 53 MVP, its tight but a great ride none the less, you should be fine.

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    i'm 6'1"ish and my inseam is 32"... 33 would be getting too close to the goods for comfort. the fuji i just got is a 56. i could probably ride a 57/58 okay (my old schwinn is a 60ish, but kinda large), but i really like the way the 56 fits me. lots of clearance, and i can still get the seat up where i need it... it's comfortable. way more comfortable than the schwinn i was riding; i think the huge difference there is the reach. though i'd say any smaller and it might be too small... if iro's really run significantly "small" then maybe up it to a 58? it just depends on preference. but i think the standard for frames is, when in doubt, go smaller? i don't know, i'm a noob. and i always make tl;dr posts. i'm shutting up now
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    5'10" with a 33.5" inseam ... I never know what the hell to ride.

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    i'd say ride it if you can. if you think a longer stem is all it takes, or if it's just right, take it. but judge by feel.

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    5'11" ride a 56 with a 120 stem.

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