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Old 04-22-11, 04:48 PM   #1
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what frame size

hey guys im looking a leader 725 frame and i know im a 54cm but they only have 53 or 55 and my lbs say 53 and some say 55. i would like to hear some input from people that own the frame

i am 5"8
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Old 04-22-11, 05:06 PM   #2
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The thing that is most tricky about picking the right size 725 is taking into consideration that those frames are designed to be long and low. Base your decision of the top tube length of your current bike, not the standover.

Typically, I ride 57-58cm frames. My 725 is a 55 due to the long top tube.
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hmmmm, yea cause i talked to the site thts selling it and asked he was leaning towards the 55
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Do you have a bike now? If you're comfortable on it, measure your top tube (from the center of your head tube to the center of your seat tube) and base your decision on that number.
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