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Old 01-08-23, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by TheMountBike
Bike geometry has changed all over the days. The bikes started small, but now you can see different frames, sizes, suspensions, and weights actually change almost everything. In addition, it allows the riders to add or leave off unnecessary Parts according to their needs. Here are the things that changed bike geometry forever. They are now boasting longer top tubes, slackers, head angles, and shorter chainstays. In addition, bikes have got a higher stack. So, your position on the bike is well and truly optimized. Then people may consider a range of 325-350 millimeters in bottom bracket height.350+ millimeters bottom bracket height may fit you well. I think bikes should be shorter now. I am happy for the tall people. Because they comfortably ride the ride. But MTB wants the small and mediums to be a little smaller.
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I scanned an article about that very subject today and posted it on my blog. It was written in 1985 and includes everyone from then that you might expect. Scroll to the third article.

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