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Old 09-11-09, 04:33 PM
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HI all.
I'm planning on buying this bike as my winter commuter/ trail bike. Since none of the local bike shops have this in stock I'm looking for some input on sizing. Don't know if I should go with the med or large. Right now now the bike I ride is a 59 with a top tube of 57.5 The Agwe large is a 58 with a top tube of 59 , the med is a 54 with a top tube of 57 . I tend to go with the standover height but I wonder if the tt is too long .
I searched the forum before posting but didn't see any info on this bike.
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Is your 59 a road bike with drop bars? I think the Large Agwe would be fine. You typically need a longer top tube on a flat bar bike, plus that thing has some really swept back bars.
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Old 09-11-09, 07:50 PM
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yes it is. Riv Bleriot.
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Old 09-21-09, 02:08 PM
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Update. I ordered a size 58 from beyond bikes last week. I called today to see if the bike shipped because I got an email last Thursday saying it shipped but according to their site it hadn't shipped. I payed a little extra to get it shipped 3 day since it was going west coast to east coast. Well the guy just called me back and said that the bike was in the box waiting to go but they needed an extra $100 to cover shipping. What the hell is that all about ? Needless to say I told him to cancel the order. What kind of way is that to run a business ? Feel like calling the BBB .
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can see this is an old thread, want to breath some life into it.

I've been riding my Voodoo Agwe as a single-speed commuter at 40T/16T for about four years now, been a great bike - finally upgrading my commuter, however want to keep using this bad boy. Was originally running Marathon 40mm, however cut it down to 25mm gatorskins to get the speed up.

Was thinking of running this with balloon tires like the Schwalbe big-apple 50mm. Anyone try this? Would think that with baloon tires would need to drop the ratio down to at least 2:1, like a 36T/18T like it was originally shipped with.

Love to hear any stories you may have...
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