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101 pbh.. Bike ideas?

Old 02-21-22, 12:34 AM
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101 pbh.. Bike ideas?

Im 6'7 with a pbh of 101.. really into riding trails/touring.. what are your frame suggestions that will take some fat tires but also fit me well?

i love early 80's specialized expeditions! anything is appreciated
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Does pbh really mean what I think it means? lol
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Do you mean 39.75 inches? Id say find an older Raleigh with 25" frame. Convert to 700c and put on fattest tires possible.

Otherwise try Rivbike or go custom.

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How much are you wanting to spend? Maybe consider a bike custom made for you. And to newer standards than the old and great days.

pbh is what most of the rest of us call inseam? Or measured snug in the crotch to the floor.

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Do you mean 39.75 inches? Id say find an older Raleigh with 25" frame.
I hope that frame size recommendation is a typo. A 25" frame won't even be CLOSE to big enough. I have a 37" inseam (and ride with handlebar at saddle height), and a 25" just barely works; I'd love to have a 26-27" frame.
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Id check out the new surly disc trucker frame if it suits your riding style/genre. I have long legs short torso. Its as close to what id get made if I could afford to get a custom frame built. The BB is very low bringing the saddle down closer to the ground and the Stack is very high so you don't get that slammed bar effect once I set the saddle height for my lanky legs. It also takes fat tyres. For me its a godsend for someone who is an awkward body type to fit. I believe they go up as far as a 62cm frame.
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How fat?

There may be some dropbar 36ers out there, but the two or three tyre options weigh a kg+, so I guess that's out of the question.
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