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Old 04-26-07, 03:07 PM
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Choosing a frame size? WHAT? (HELP)

I didn't know you could choose the size of your frame, ??and the size of other parts??

So you must make the right choice for each part?

I know most stores don't offer that. They just have the one bike that's for sell.

Right?

I'm 6'3'', should the sit and handles adjustment be enough? Or should I go look, I have no idea where, for a store that offers different frame sizes?


Is this bike too small?

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Old 04-26-07, 03:53 PM
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You would most likley ride a large, but some bikes are bigger than others. Some ride a small on bike 1, but a meduim on bike 2.

But like I said, most likley a large.
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Originally Posted by biciklo
I didn't know you could choose the size of your frame, ??and the size of other parts??

So you must make the right choice for each part?

I know most stores don't offer that. They just have the one bike that's for sell.

Right?

I'm 6'3'', should the sit and handles adjustment be enough? Or should I go look, I have no idea where, for a store that offers different frame sizes?

If you're asking these types of questions, it's important that you shop around for a reputable shop before you shop for a bike. You're right--If a store only has one size available, it's probably not a good place to buy a bicycle. Make sure that a shop you visit takes the time to properly address your fit concerns, before you even consider buying there. It's too important an issue to go into blindly and hope for the best. Good luck!
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Old 04-26-07, 10:11 PM
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Parts are the same size. Somethings are obviously changeable like seats handlebars and stems but forks, wheels and the drivetrain are all the same. Size refers to frame. Unless you are buying a "custom" build for a bike frame you don't get to spec the bike. You can freely choose a frame size and all the widgets will remain the same across the size line as they are indeed multiple copies of the same part. I should add lest a pinhead chime in, forks are the same in their respective line. A 07 Fox vanilla is the same as a 07 Fox vanilla.........
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Old 04-27-07, 05:23 AM
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Try to find a good shop that will help you with finding the right bike.they should be able to get the fit just right.
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Old 04-27-07, 08:02 PM
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Old 04-28-07, 09:14 PM
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I also recommend going to a big shop, but like others said you would require a large frame. I'm 6'0 and I ride a 19 inch. If you had the same type of bike as me yours would be a 21 inch. I hope this helps.
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