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PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:23 pm 
Old School Hero

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Hi guys, Quick question: I've been an MTBer all my life but am coming around to the idea of a road bike :). I know you can't give a definitive answer but I'm 5' 11" and ride an 18-19" mountain bike. What size should I be looking at in a road bike? Many thanks in advance.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:28 pm 
rBoTM Winner
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Location: Mansfield Woodhouse, Nott's.
About 23 inch to 23.5 inch frame [seat tube]


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:31 pm 
Old School Hero

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Cheers Ian :). May end up buying on here - all budget road bike seem to be ally and I'm a firm believer in 'Steel is real'...


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:35 pm 
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I'm 5'11 (and a half!) and rode similar sized Kona's for years and when I got my first road bike I got a 56cm frame. The best thing to do would be to have a trip down to your LBS, as they'd give you a pretty good fitting and advice. If you're buying on line, you could put in all your details onto the sizer-upper thing on Canyon's website, that takes into account height, leg length, arm length, size of your current television set and length of shoe laces etc.etc.etc....
Good luck with it!


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:40 pm 
Old School Hero

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Cheers bud :).


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