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Old 03-19-20, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Chr0m0ly View Post
Is there a list, era, or brand of mountain bike with shorter top tubes? Every time I’ve tried this I run into the top tube length issue. Every time being two times...
Heh. I always run into the opposite problem with road bikes. All the MTBs I come across have longer top tubes w/resp to seat tube length. I've only come across two road bikes with top tubes (slightly) longer than the seat tube.
One compromise I was surprised to find is this Trek '91 750 Multitrack. 22.5 x 22.5, center-to-center. I suspect the smaller ones have a long top tube/short seat tube though.
EDIT: I verified that the smaller Multitracks have a short seat tube/long top tube. I have the next size down in a 730, and it measures 21.5" seat tube (C2C), and 22.5 TT (C2C).
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