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Old 07-16-16, 09:06 PM
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John E
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In a traditional road frame, 55cm C-T is my size. (Bianchi and both Capos.) I get a full, non-stretched leg extension with my heels on the pedals, I can just touch the handlebar with my elbow against the nose of the saddle, and I am just about at knee-over-pedal-spindle. Works for me.

The UO-8 is 53.5cm C-T, but with a disproportionately long top tube, so that also works.
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Capo: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324
Capo: 1960 Sieger (2), S/N 42624, 42597
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1982 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069
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