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Old 02-26-18, 09:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Sakriv View Post
I'm in the same boat, looking at replacing the 110 mm stem that came stock on my 58 cm Jamis Renegade Escapade with a 90 mm or less. The local bike shop owner who measured me predicted this exact change when I ordered the bike because I have longer legs (33.5" inseam as measured for bikes) and a shorter upper body than usual for my height of 5'11 and ". No regrets because, as shelbyfv said, the head tube would shrink if I sized down to a 56.
Originally Posted by tdilf View Post
I'm 5' 11" with long legs and a shorter reach and a size 58 bike would be way to big for me. Most 56cm frames fit me with a slightly shorter stem.
Agreed. I'm exactly the same height and there's no chance I'd be on a 58cm Renegade. In fact I could make my wife's 54cm Renegade work pretty well for me.
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