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absurdly huge frame

Old 08-24-04, 08:33 AM
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absurdly huge frame

check out this custom 67cm serotta csi on ebay. the owner is 6' 10"

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Old 08-24-04, 08:44 AM
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23 bids so far. must be an okay market for tall riders out there.
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Old 08-24-04, 11:15 AM
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So what would the measurements be on this frame???
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Old 08-24-04, 11:35 AM
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Imagine scaling that down to medium size. It looks all wrong.
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Originally Posted by brunning
check out this custom 67cm serotta csi on ebay. the owner is 6' 10"

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A friend of mine has a 73cm Seven

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Old 08-24-04, 12:33 PM
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It's not absurdly huge if it fits. Ever heard of Leonard Zinn?
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small frame bikes look so much better (50cm-58)
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I wonder if he plays basketball for the Hawks.
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Thread hijack (kinda): I was just riding with a guy two days ago who is 6'8" and 275 lbs. He's riding a 68cm bike (might have been 69cm or 70cm). Can someone that big get a bike "off the shelf" or do they have to be custom made? He's looking at getting a new bike and thinks his only options are a custom frame.
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Old 08-24-04, 01:31 PM
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Options are few.

- An old bike: back in the 1970s, Cannondale sold 27" touring frames (68,6 cm) as standard.

- Rivendell and, I think, Waterford or Heron, are available in 68-cm.
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