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Old 05-31-10, 08:22 PM   #1
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Tall guy 6'1 , 210 lbs, what size bike size do you recommend? Want to do tricks :)

I'm about to buy the Motobecane Track



http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/...cane/track.htm

but I need to know what size you guys recommend?

I'm 6'1 , 210lbs, and I would like to do tricks on the bike.. What do you recommend?

Here is their sizing chart:
http://www.motobecane.com/track/trk.html#geo
Sizes are 51cm - 61cm for this bike, for the "A" specification.

Thanks again.
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Old 05-31-10, 08:29 PM   #2
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if you are trying to do tricks,that is the wrooong bike to do it on. and 6'1 tells us nothing, take your inseam measurement and do some math
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Old 05-31-10, 09:13 PM   #3
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I'm 6-1, 200, 34" inseam...

My 59cm Surly Steamroller seems perfect to me.

Trix are for kids.
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Old 06-01-10, 02:19 AM   #4
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for tricking check out the leader trick frame or volume makes some solid frames for tricking
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Old 06-01-10, 07:43 AM   #5
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I second the Milwaukee Bruiser.
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Old 06-01-10, 01:00 PM   #7
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thanks for the input, looks like I will need a special beefy frame to do tricks with and entry level frames and such will cost me about $500+ for the entire package...

So I think I'll get a BMX or maaaybe a mountain bike, thanks!
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Old 06-01-10, 01:06 PM   #8
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good decision.
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Gotta be careful doing tricks.........
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