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How critical is size on a Tour Easy?

Old 05-16-17, 09:25 AM
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How critical is size on a Tour Easy?

I should ride a Med. frame.

There's a small advertised locally. Any chance it would work ok? Out of the question?

Thanks,
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Old 05-16-17, 02:10 PM
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Probably won't work. There's not much room for adjustment on them. But go ahead and test it out.
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How to measure your X Seam:

https://hostelshoppe.com/PDF/xseam_measure.pdf

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If you are under 66" tall, it can probably be made to fit.
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Originally Posted by wheels78 View Post
I should ride a Med. frame.

There's a small advertised locally. Any chance it would work ok? Out of the question?

Thanks,
Kind of doubt it. I ride an XL Gold Rush, but started out with a large Tour Easy. On the TE I had the seat all the way back in the adjustment slots and my knees still ached because the adjustment was too "close". When I switched to the correct size, I was a lot more comfortable and a little faster.
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Here's Easy Racers chart showing what frame is needed for a person's X-seam. http://easyracers.com/docs/X_Seam_Guide.pdf

Since you ride a medium and smallest X-seam for a medium is 39" and largest X-seam for a small is 39.5", you would have to have a 39.5" X-seam or less to fit a small. You can try riding it but I doubt it will fit you.
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