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    HI, I'm looking at a Canyon Ultimate CF SL Disc 8.0 and am confusing about their sizing. I'm 6' 1" with an inseam of 33.5. If I put 33 into their calculator, I get a M. If I put 34,I get a large. I also have a Trek Emonda in a 58, which fits fine. So I'm confused about which way to go. Does anybody about the same size have experience with Canyon. Many thanks for any help*

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    Quote Originally Posted by JS1 View Post
    HI, I'm looking at a Canyon Ultimate CF SL Disc 8.0 and am confusing about their sizing. I'm 6' 1" with an inseam of 33.5. If I put 33 into their calculator, I get a M. If I put 34,I get a large. I also have a Trek Emonda in a 58, which fits fine. So I'm confused about which way to go. Does anybody about the same size have experience with Canyon. Many thanks for any help*
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    Quote Originally Posted by cxwrench View Post
    Stack and reach. All you need to know.
    Thanks, cxwrench, but even that is confusing. On the Trek that I have, it's:

    Stack: 596
    Reach: 391

    On the Canyon M/L it's:

    Stack: 567 (L: 592)
    Reach: 391 (L: 399)

    So reach is the same on the M, stack smaller on both Canyons but reach bigger on the L.

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    Should not be confusing at all. How many spacers under the stem on your Trek? How long is the stem? Do the math. Done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JS1 View Post
    Thanks, cxwrench, but even that is confusing. On the Trek that I have, it's:

    Stack: 596
    Reach: 391

    On the Canyon M/L it's:

    Stack: 567 (L: 592)
    Reach: 391 (L: 399)

    So reach is the same on the M, stack smaller on both Canyons but reach bigger on the L.
    Seeing this, it's pretty obvious that the Canyon you're looking at has a much more aggressive race geometry, the Trek is more upright. Apples to oranges.

    If you're looking to mimic the geometry of your Trek, you will want to look at a different model.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lombard View Post
    Seeing this, it's pretty obvious that the Canyon you're looking at has a much more aggressive race geometry, the Trek is more upright. Apples to oranges.

    If you're looking to mimic the geometry of your Trek, you will want to look at a different model.
    That's interesting, Lombard -- and could mean I should go for the L in the more upright Canyon Endurace, which is:

    Stack: M: 578, L: 604

    Reach: M: 382, L: 389

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    I will ask again...how many spacers under the stem on the Trek? How long is the stem? You need to know this info AS WELL AS the stack and reach to really know what you need. Stack and reach alone can/will get you very close, but it's up to you to do the rest. I said 'it's all you need to know' in my first post because you know what stem/spacers you're using, I don't.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cxwrench View Post
    Should not be confusing at all. How many spacers under the stem on your Trek? How long is the stem? Do the math. Done.
    And will check on this tonight.

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