Is 52 cm TT with 120mm stem Too long for someone whose 5'8?
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    Is 52 cm TT with 120mm stem Too long for someone whose 5'8?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Metsaida View Post
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    *Who's*

    And it depends. No way to answer that question w/ the non-existent info you haven't provided. That said I'm 5'7" and ride a 52 w/ a 120 stem.
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    If he didn't have a join date half a year ago, I'd swear he's the latest reincarnation of........ well, never mind. That would be truly diabolical to plant those seeds so long ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Metsaida View Post
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    Go for it.

    I'm 5'8" and ride a 53 cm frame with 135 mm stem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ogre View Post
    If he didn't have a join date half a year ago, I'd swear he's the latest reincarnation of........ well, never mind. That would be truly diabolical to plant those seeds so long ago.
    Good call...you never know, do you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cxwrench View Post
    *Who's*

    And it depends. No way to answer that question w/ the non-existent info you haven't provided. That said I'm 5'7" and ride a 52 w/ a 120 stem.
    Like his inseam? I'm 5'10" with a 32" inseam and ride a 56 with a 120 stem.

    I would have guessed his frame size would be 54, but I could be wrong.
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    I dont know much about cycling, jesus christ you guys arent very friendly arent you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Metsaida View Post
    I dont know much about cycling, jesus christ you guys arent very friendly arent you
    Yep, you have to wonder what's going through some of these guys' heads parsing about posters they aren't familiar with. Who cares?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Speed_Metal View Post
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    Well yeah, 135 mm is long for 53 cm frames, for sure. But the frame has a 54 cm top tube and I have a long upper body. The reach is the same as my other bike, 55 cm top tube and 120 mm stem.

    100, 110, 120 mm stems are the most common sizes, proportional to frame sizes, and to accommodate appropriate reach. You want the hoods over the front hub for good fore-aft balance and control.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Metsaida View Post
    I dont know much about cycling, jesus christ you guys arent very friendly arent you
    Welcome to the internet where anonymity breeds hostility.

    Seriously, CWWrench may be a little rough around the edges, but if you play along, he shares a lot of useful infornation. Get him a six-pack and give him a back rub and he purrs like a kitten!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Metsaida View Post
    I dont know much about cycling, jesus christ you guys arent very friendly arent you
    There have been at least a few members whose sole intent has been to stir up the **** w/ inflammatory posts. They end up turning into huge **** shows in which people argue for days about total drivel. If this isn't you we're sorry...your question just seemed 'familiar' if you know what I mean.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Metsaida View Post
    I dont know much about cycling, jesus christ you guys arent very friendly arent you
    The reactions are to troll problems... not you. Well, unless you are a troll, haha! Welcome. Pardon the assault, but it does have a reason. New members are welcome!
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