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 Post subject: 59 or 60?
PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:51 pm 
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I'm about 6 foot 2

Should I go for a 59cm frame or a 60, or will it not really matter?

Reading conflicting reports of required size(s) on different sites/boards..

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Old school way to determine frame size is to deduct 10" from your inside leg measurement, personally I find 11" from inside leg to be more accurate...

So a 32" inside leg would suit a 22" frame.


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Its a very old old way of sizing a bike. Will get you in the ballpark but every bike is different. For a road bike riding it is the best way to tell. The inside leg/height thing takes no account for your reach or flexibility or the purpose you want to use the bike for.


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