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    Bike Fit Question

    Getting a single speed tomorrow. Let us assume that both an 18 and 19 frame feel "right". That is adequate standover clearance and fits like a glove.

    Is it generally better to err toward the larger or smaller size. I know I should get the bike that feels right. Again let us assume I cannot really feel a difference. Any advantage to smaller frame vs larger such as more manuverability ?

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    I always go towards the smaller cause for me is easier to maneuver the smaller bike.

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    Across manufacturers, you'll find that it's very possible that one's 18" can end up virtually identical to another's 19". This is especially true when it comes to full suspension bikes, which are kinda roughly sized, as the traditional BB to TT measurement is tough to apply to a lot of frame designs.

    If the bikes are the same model, I'd probably lean towards smaller for tighter tech-ier stuff, larger for more wide open riding.

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