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Entry Level Women's Road Bike Options: 5'1 and 28 inseam

Old 10-28-12, 06:02 PM
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Entry Level Women's Road Bike Options: 5'1 and 28 inseam

I am looking for an entry level road bike for a 5'1 28 inseam woman. Really the only one I've been able to find that has a 27 (685mm) >= stand over height is the Specialized Dolce
Any other thoughts. I couldn't seem to find any other geometries that would fit her.
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Old 10-28-12, 06:07 PM
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Look at the Trek Lexa models. They are great! I have a Trek 1.2 (boy version of one of the Lexa models) and its been a very good bike, and i love it!
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Also women's Felt. In 47/48. Or Cervelo, though in extra-small their wheel size dips to 650c.
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Scott, any model, size 47.
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Might be a little big... Masi Vincere Bellissima
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My wife rides a 44 Specialized Roubaix with 700 wheels. She's 5'0". It's not an entry level bike, but I bet that there's an aluminum frame option.
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