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Old 02-07-08, 10:29 AM
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6' riders... what size frame are you on?

Just curious. I picked up an 18" bike for parts but, the longer I look at it, the more I'm thinking I might keep it as is. Too cold and crappy out to test ride today. Thought I would toss it out there and see what other people my size are on. (32" inseam btw)...
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Old 02-07-08, 10:31 AM
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I'm 6'1" and ride the following frames:

16", 17.5", 18", and just sold a 21".
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I'm 6'1" and ride the following frames:

14.5", Long, Large, and Large
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BTW, seat tube length doesn't really mean anything...as long as you have standover clearance, go based off of your desired top tube length.
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BTW, seat tube length doesn't really mean anything...as long as you have standover clearance, go based off of your desired top tube length.

The bike I picked up has a 20.5"/52cm tt ... just an fyi. Not sure how that fits. 120mm stem.
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6'-1" and for XC bikes, I tend to like 19" frames.
My Yeti AS-X was a medium.
My Transition Gran Mal is a long
Transition Blindside will most likely be a medium.
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I am 6'0" and have a 32.5" inseam... I ride an 17.5" (23.62" effective top tube) Gunnar.
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1.81m (5'11" and a bit) - I have a 17" kona, a medium nicolai and a medium niner
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14.5", Long and Large

That's what she said.
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I am 6'0" and have a 32.5" inseam... I ride an 17.5" (23.62" effective top tube) Gunnar.

The frame geometry for the bike I have is:

18" 22.5" eff. tt / 28.5 standover <-- one I have

20" 23.25" tt / 31.25 <-- here's where I'm thinking it would start to get too tall... I have 32" inseam.

22" 23.5" tt / 33.5" so <-- rule this out.


Seem logical?
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The frame geometry for the bike I have is:

18" 22.5" eff. tt / 28.5 standover <-- one I have

20" 23.25" tt / 31.25 <-- here's where I'm thinking it would start to get too tall... I have 32" inseam.

22" 23.5" tt / 33.5" so <-- rule this out.


Seem logical?
I think the 20" above would be getting too tall with that standover. I think you would have to ride it and see if it works for you, but I have found the taller frame bikes seem to squish the parts too much.
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I'm only 5'9", but I did have a bike that the standover was just about the same as my inseam. I rode it for a while but there were times, out on the trails, where I could tell it was too big. The toptube length seemed fine, I didn't feel stretched out, my inseam was just too short for it.

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i ride a large frame
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Im 6'0 and ride a 19.5 inch frame
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I'm 5'11 and ride a medium Titus Racer-X.
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Im 6 foot even last check, and as a growing boy it changes every 5 minutes.

I'm representing for 19 inch.
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I'm 6'4", 35" inseam (pants - not pubic bone to floor), and ride a 23" rigid Rockhopper from about 10 years ago.
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6'-I ride a 19" but was very comfortable on my 17" HT. I also ride a 14.5" DJ.
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