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Old 07-07-13, 12:26 PM
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themishmosh
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Originally Posted by alexaschwanden View Post
the handling is a bit more comfortable but the frame still feels stretch out, so i am going to change it back and return it to performance bikes where i got it. the dimensions of the frame are 50cm seat tube and 54cm top tube, i am 5'8 , i should somewhat fit but it feels like i am riding stretch limo. i rode it a total of 170 miles with 4 different stems, explored the full range of the saddle rails, different riding positions.
Did any of those stems include a short one? I have the same problem with one of my bikes. The frame is a little too big for me and I feel stretched out. With the seat forward and going with a 70mm stem, I am comfortable. Interestingly, 60mm interferes with my standing pedal. Bike came with a 140mm stem.
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