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Windsor The Hour sizing question (already own the Tourist)

Old 09-01-09, 02:19 PM
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Windsor The Hour sizing question (already own the Tourist)

yeah yeah... it's been discussed before, but it's going to be discussed one more time.

Me: I'm 6 foot even with a 32 inch inseam. I was fitted for a 56cm - 58cm a few years ago.

Here's the deal, I'm ordering The Hour as soon as I figure out the sizing. I've heard it runs small, but I've also heard it runs large (meaning the sizing chart on the site doesn't live up to the actual specs in real life). I already own a Windsor Tourist and it's just a tad too big for me at 58cm (I bought it back in 2006 from BD). Does anyone know how the sizing between The Hour and the Tourist match up?

On my Windsor, the top tube and stand over are both just a tad too long/high. So judging from the specs on BD, I'm thinking a 56cm is my best bet.

Anyway, I'm just looking for a little advice before I pull the trigger.
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Old 09-02-09, 02:46 AM
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i've got a 58cm hour and am 6 feet tall with a 32 inch inseam as well. there's little room to spare when i'm standing over it, but when riding i've never felt like the bike is too big.

in retrospect, the 56cm probably would have been the better fit, but i'm perfectly happy with my current setup. let me know what you decide on!
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Old 09-02-09, 02:56 AM
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Originally Posted by PIPMANG View Post
i've got a 58cm hour and am 6 feet tall with a 32 inch inseam as well. there's little room to spare when i'm standing over it, but when riding i've never felt like the bike is too big.

in retrospect, the 56cm probably would have been the better fit, but i'm perfectly happy with my current setup. let me know what you decide on!
I was looking at one of those too. I'm 5'9" with a 32.5" inseam. How is the TT on a 56? My personal preference is for a more upright feel.
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hmm..not too familiar with the dimensions on the 56. like i mentioned earlier, i have little stand over clearance but the 58 doesn't feel too big when i'm actually riding it.
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