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    Advice on picking a bike

    Hey guys,

    I am looking to buy my first full suspension bike. I am 190cm tall and 92kgs.

    I have been looking at the the following bikes which are priced the same at my LBS.

    2018 Giant Reign 2

    2018 Trek Remedy 7

    2017 Trek Remedy 8

    Which bike would you guys recommend and why? And which size would be best? Large or extra large? On some charts I am in between. It's hard for me to test the extra large bikes as the LBS has to order them in.

    I am looking to ride all mountain/enduro.

    Cheers and thanks in advance.

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    Height plus actual inseam and some consideration for arm length are what you need for sizing to start. 190cm is 6'3" almost. Unless you have very long legs and thus a short torso you should be looking at XL.

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    Giant Trance?

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    No comparison imho.

    Fuel ex 8 is really hard to beat. Especially for a big guy.

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    The remedy only comes with 27.5...no good for a big rider imo.

    Let the lttle guys keep the little wheels. Take a picture of yourself riding both sizes and see what I mean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by @Ride@ View Post
    The remedy only comes with 27.5...no good for a big rider imo.

    Let the lttle guys keep the little wheels. Take a picture of yourself riding both sizes and see what I mean.
    That video was funny (pick a wheel size and be a d1ck about it). Your post is not. If you hadn't noticed, this debate has been over for a long time.

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    There are people who would recommend either bike so it's more a matter of personal preference. The Reign got even longer with the new frame for MY 2018 so a L size could fit you

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