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Old 05-14-19, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Lemond1985 View Post
I had always heard this, and using Greg's own suggestions for a 5' 10" rider, I *should* be on a 53 cm Lemond frame. I found out two things, 1.) that his frames are really not that much longer in the top tube than other brands, and 2.) I will never in a million years be comfortable on any 53 cm frame.

I eventually bought a Tourmalet in 55 cm, and the fit was pretty good. I think I could also be comfortable on one of his 57's, but a 53 would have been ridiculously small for me.

So I would treat Lemonds like any other frame size-wise, the supposedly long top tubes really aren't that long, IMO.
As I recall the LeMond-Guimard sizing formula is based inseam not height. And, if I recall correctly, it's .665 of inseam metric. I should mention that with a 32.5" (82.55 cm) a 54-55 frame fits me well.
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