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    how small can you go if you change your setup?

    I have a 56cm that fits me just the way I want. The thing is, I have a really short stem, and nitto-dove-ish handlebars, which sweep back past the stem. If I was going to try to keep the same position, and put risers on, should I look at a smaller frame? will that just open up a new bag of problems? Would 53cm be too small? Opinions, if you please.
    I am looking for a 52cm-ish lugged mixte or ladies frame. Pm if you got one.
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    just test ride one and see how you like it?

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    go with a negative rise stem and try the risers out
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retem
    go with a negative rise stem and try the risers out
    or get a flat bar?
    AM I DOING IT RITE

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    risers really help this bike fit better I dropped from a 62 too a 49 no problem.......well a little toe over lap but oh well





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    well, I bought a bike today off of CL that is clearly too small. It actually is rideable, but the seat is like 5" taller than the drops. Good god, my wrists are killing me. It answered some of my questions, for sure.
    I am looking for a 52cm-ish lugged mixte or ladies frame. Pm if you got one.
    Quote Originally Posted by thebristolkid
    Last I checked, most college campuses were firmly attached to solid earth, which, in my experience, is typically adequate for riding a bicycle upon.

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