Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Mostly Denial
Bikes: Lemond alp de huez (I call him Alphonz), and a 2008 Trek 6700 WSD (I call her Lilith).
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Does it feel like the bike is too tall or that the bike is too long? I was told by my bike mechanic that 1"-2" in of clearence from the top tube to the family jewels is good. I think I have about 1.5" of clearence on my road bike now. If it feels like you're reaching too far, you might be able to play around with the stem length. That's all I got.
edit: I'm 5'7" and I ride comfortably on a 17"-19" frame or a 49-52 cm frame usually (depending on brand and model)
Last edited by Smen; 11-17-08 at 07:34 PM.