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Originally Posted by lcdel View Post
I'm looking online at used bikes for my first road bike purchase and found a great-looking condition 2004 Lemond Zurich for $625. I want something relatively comfortable (don't want to hate taking it on long rides), can handle hills, and is zippy/fun. Thoughts on if this is the right bike for me and a decent deal?

I'm also a little confused about the fit as I'm a 5'6 F and have ridden 54cm bikes, but the seller listed this bike as 54cm for 5'9 and up.

Thanks!
People need to stop using height as a determinant for frame size. If you are 6' tall with a 34" inseam your frame size is going to be different from some one 6' with a 30" inseam. Having said that, it is also true that we can ride a range of sizes. In my case (32.5" inseam and 5'9") that is generally 54-56 frame. Although a 55 with 55 TT is perfect.
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