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help choosing a bike size.

Old 06-09-20, 09:49 AM
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help choosing a bike size.

Guys I am looking to get a Surly LHT and have 2 choices in size. 54 or 56. Lets say I need a 55. Which would be the easiest to make fit. I am also longer in the torso then the legs if that helps.
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Those are fairly standard shop stock sizes, so you should be able to have a ride on both and see which fits better.
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I had similar issues and went with the larger size as it felt like a better reach to bars.

sadly I wish I went with the smaller as now after a major accident I’m an 1” shorter lol. Can still manage the bikes fine but would have been better off going the other way.
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