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Old 03-26-18, 05:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Birota View Post
Thank you. The LBS has a bike fit guy who looked at me and said that his first thought would the 61. He points out that I would have the seat higher on the 58, and therefore be more hunched over/cramped. Currently the 61 has the seat and drop bars even, supposedly giving me a more upright position. And he said I can easily change out the stem if the frame is right.
According to the old fashioned (LeMond) method that I have used for many years, a 58 is pretty much your sweet spot in the range of frames that can work for you. And, of course, you can get the right reach with stem length and angle. I have a 32" inseam and am 5'9". I have a 58 Masi and a 55 Guru. I've got the Masi set up nicely but the Guru is perfect. You get the idea.
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