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travbikeman
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Originally Posted by dmnk View Post
I'm looking to buy this bike, however I'm not sure about the size, would be grateful for some advice . I'm 178cm tall, which is between M and L. I went to the store the other day to check it out and L model's top tube is touching me when I'm off the seat. For M version seat has to be quite high. What would you guys recommend in this situation?
Medium should be about right, depending on how long of legs you have. I'm 6'1" and am using a medium size since the large would mean I'm sitting on the top bar when getting off. But I have had to do some mods like upping the seat post and a new stem for the handlebar to make this comfortable.
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