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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 8:05 pm 
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hi guys and gals
i bought a scott fx 25 frame last week in medium but with the querky frame im trying to figure out if its too short.the effective top tube is 22.5" im 5ft10"
similair to the gt lts ds
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or should i just build it and try it out.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:09 pm 
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Very nice Scott bike


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 10:08 pm 
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Build and try?
Layback post?


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:15 pm 
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hi cyfa
built it rode it its too short in the top tube
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:26 pm 
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Yeah i see what you mean.
Shame, nice frame that!


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:00 pm 
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Its on ebay! Didnt want to stick with it then? What are they like out of interest? Im 6 2 so no use to me just curious.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:20 pm 
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hi
indeed its on the bay very nice ride i would love to keep it but i would need a 130mm stem. i just cant get on with short top tube sit up and beg type bikes my mates ibis mojo,s are the same.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:44 pm 
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Fair enough not knocking it, no point keeping bikes that dont fit, theres enough else out there. Just intreged how these pull shocks perform.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:48 pm 
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nice looking frame shame its to short for you.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:07 am 
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hi
it was a very nice ride but have replaced the frame with this £5.50 for the frame off ebay all swoped over except the seat post rides great 22 3/4 top tube
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have some small changes to do swop the chainset and a few other bits and bobs.
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