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    bike size

    6'0'' tall (1.83m) going for a 2011 legend mkII.

    should i go medium or large?

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    Up to you... depends on what sort of trails you will be riding down on it. If you ride a lot of tight twisty stuff then maybe medium would be better, but if you are a racer and ride at high speeds on fast open courses I would probably go for the large.
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    i want a bike that is stable but also chuckable in the twisties.

    i don't want to feel cramped, but i also don't want to feel like i am over the bars...

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    do you have a long torso? if your inseam is longer that 34 go with the medium. I am 5'11 with a 33 inseam and the medium is just right, it could be a tad shorter and I would still like it.

    short torso -medium, long torso -large...your in between and dont want to be too tight.
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    the medium has a reach of only 385 mm...that is very short, isn't it?

    large is 415mm.

    other dh bikes have ~410mm reach in their mediums...except of turner! hahaha

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    I'm 6'2" and have ridden a medium for last few years... I find it perfectly stable at speed, and fun to chuck around. If I was a racer I would go for a large tho.
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