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Kleins - so many tall frames

Old 12-29-12, 07:14 AM
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Kleins - so many tall frames

so i see kleins from the late 90s, on ebay and CL, but 80% of the time, they are 60cm and up.

and the rest are usually too expensive.

did they make a high percentage of tall frames, or do tall riders just get tired of riding, or of kleins?

hm.

i want one of those fade-paint jobs, aluminum, about 54cm

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so i see kleins from the late 90s, on ebay and CL, but 80% of the time, they are 60cm and up.
Those are the ones for normal-size people, like me.

If you want a fade paint job and aren't afraid of steel, look for an '88-'89 Centurion Ironman.
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I also seem to notice a lot of really tall vintage cannondale 3 series frames. If you look at pictures of races in the late 80's, early 90's they all seem to be riding 56-58 frames, The whole small frame, lots of seatpost hadn't come into the zeitgeist yet.
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if a 52 would work, there's one on the greenville sc craiglist for $500
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They seemed to run small for their size with long stems. The Quantums anyway. Go ride one and check the fit.
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Originally Posted by revchuck View Post
Those are the ones for normal-size people, like me.
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This. When I'm king, they won't even bother to make frames smaller than 62.
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