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Old July 13th, 2011, 10:20 AM   #1
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Hi all,

I am looking for a early to mid 90's Yo Eddy and was wondering what frame size I should go for?

I am 5'11", inside leg of 32 - I normally ride a 17 to 18" mountain bike - HT's like my 2002 Spesh S-works (18" & 23"ish TT) and 1995 Marin Pine Mountain (17.5" & 23'ish TT) fit like a dream. Any thoughts?

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Old July 13th, 2011, 10:25 AM   #2
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I'm a little bit taller, but with only a slightly longer inseam----I'd say a medium would be versatile for you, and they are the easiest size to find.
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Old July 13th, 2011, 10:48 AM   #3
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From what you say I'd look for a Medium - as per yo-nate-y's advice. I'm 6' and ride a M happily (although I'd like to try a size M/L one day).
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thanks for the info guys, now to go and find one :-)
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Old July 14th, 2011, 6:50 AM   #5
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Hi,

is this a medium?

[FONT=Times New Roman]BB to center of Toptube : 43cm[/FONT]
[FONT=Times New Roman]BB to top of the seattube : 46.5cm[/FONT]
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Old July 14th, 2011, 8:44 AM   #6
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Hi,

is this a medium?

[FONT=Times New Roman]BB to center of Toptube : 43cm[/FONT]
[FONT=Times New Roman]BB to top of the seattube : 46.5cm[/FONT]
Yes.

The BB-TT is about 17". Looks med to me. But the length of TT is more important.
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Old July 14th, 2011, 9:34 AM   #7
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All of my fats seem to have a long top tube proportionally compared to other mtn bikes. I would go smaller frame first before going larger frame. Top tube measurement is the most important. Plus they seem to have very short head tubes, so most set ups have the bars proportionally lower than the saddle height (which is expected from 90's design). All that being said see if you can ride someone else's before you buy one...

Do others agree?
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