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PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:49 am 
Posh Mark
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I have often heard that folk moving from MTB's to road bikes find themselves setting up the road bike like their MTB and not necessarily getting along with things :?

I am looking into a frame only option at the moment for a road bike.

I currently ride a 19'' or 20'' (CtoT) MTB frame with a 22.5'' to 23.5'' top tube (CoC).

What should I be looking at road bike frame wise?

I am 6' 3'' ish with a 34'' ish leg measurement.

I know the advise is usually go and try one in your LBS but thats not an option at present.

Any help is much appreciated.



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:14 am 
Old School Hero

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Depends on whether you are looking at current road bikes or an older frame with more traditional geometry.

For an older frame you are probably looking at 60cm ct-t as a starting point, but something like 62cm would probably be better depending on preference. Im 6'3 with approx same size inside leg as you and i can actually ride a 64cm (25") no probs.

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