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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:33 pm 
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I'm very tempted to buy this Indy fab Planet X:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Independent-fab ... 1054536395?

Problem is that my roadbike is 60 cm, I'm 6'3" myself and the seller 6'4".
Should I forget all about it? The seller is being very honest telling me it will be to big...

Your thoughts?


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:12 pm 
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I saw this too but the 624mm top tube is at least 35mm longer than I'd ride for cyclocross bike, possibly more. For what it's worth, I'm 6'2" but tend to ride large for my height.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:21 pm 
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They have recommended a 120 stem for this frame. Could maybe work with a 110 for me. I think it's a pretty good deal.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:32 pm 
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59cm Salsa La Cruz on ebay at the moment I think. Anygood?


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:35 pm 
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Blimey, that's a fair reach!

I can't remember the top tube on mine for sure, think 585mm with the stem 100, perhaps 110. From the headtube alone it looks a taller frame than the one on eBay. As pictured, it fits me very well and I usually ride a 64cm road frame.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:18 pm 
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willhouse wrote:
59cm Salsa La Cruz on ebay at the moment I think. Anygood?


I'm really interested in buying a IF frame. The Salsa frame is disc only and I can't afford new wheels and brakes too...but thanks anyway :roll:


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:20 pm 
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ededwards wrote:
Blimey, that's a fair reach!

I can't remember the top tube on mine for sure, think 585mm with the stem 100, perhaps 110. From the headtube alone it looks a taller frame than the one on eBay. As pictured, it fits me very well and I usually ride a 64cm road frame.


Turns out my inseam is longer than the sellers. Interesting :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:26 pm 
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Jakob wrote:
ededwards wrote:
Blimey, that's a fair reach!

I can't remember the top tube on mine for sure, think 585mm with the stem 100, perhaps 110. From the headtube alone it looks a taller frame than the one on eBay. As pictured, it fits me very well and I usually ride a 64cm road frame.


Turns out my inseam is longer than the sellers. Interesting :wink:


Happens...

I'm a keen archer and 6'2" - there is a guy in my club who is taller than me, but shoots shorter arrows.

Short legs (proportionally) and long torso/arms...


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