King of the Hipsters
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Bend, Oregon
Bikes: Realm Cycles Custom
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I have the same inseam as alexcm (32") but I stand 6'2" tall.
So, I have short legs and a long body.
I ride a Bianchi Pista.
For stand over height I went one size smaller, 59cm, than I would have otherwise.
It helps that the Pista has a slightly sloping top tube.
In order to get the distance from handlebars to saddle that I needed, without putting too much weight on my front wheel, I got a setback seatpost (35mm) and I feel centered over the bike with a 90mm stem.
Too bad your bike got stolen, 'cause you could have taken measurements from the pedals to the saddle, from the saddle to the handlebars, and from the crank bearing to a vertical line directly under your saddle.
As kbjack notes, fixed gear bikes have higher bottom brackets.
How amazing that alexcm and I have the same inseam and such a difference in height.