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    giant stp medium frame, will it be too small for me?

    Let me start by saying that I have always wanted to do more urban/DJ riding. I found a good deal on a lightly used 09 stp 1 ($500), but it's a medium frame. I am 6'3", and have been riding a large Gary Fisher mullet (21" seat tube) and I always felt like the bike was far too big to have fun jumping with. Will the medium STP be far too small for me to ride?

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    giant stp medium frame, will it be too small for me?

    Quote Originally Posted by Strongbadman View Post
    Let me start by saying that I have always wanted to do more urban/DJ riding. I found a good deal on a lightly used 09 stp 1 ($500), but it's a medium frame. I am 6'3", and have been riding a large Gary Fisher mullet (21" seat tube) and I always felt like the bike was far too big to have fun jumping with. Will the medium STP be far too small for me to ride?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Strongbadman View Post
    Let me start by saying that I have always wanted to do more urban/DJ riding. I found a good deal on a lightly used 09 stp 1 ($500), but it's a medium frame. I am 6'3", and have been riding a large Gary Fisher mullet (21" seat tube) and I always felt like the bike was far too big to have fun jumping with. Will the medium STP be far too small for me to ride?
    May be, I think the STP come in Regular and Long, I have the reg no problem(5'7"). I don't think it would be a lot of problems for you even if it's a little small because it's not like you are riding XC on it. If anything, it would be even easier to move around the bike.

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    I'm 6' even with 32" inseam and have a large. For urban stuff, I wouldn't want smaller. Skate park maybe. Jumping (small jumps, I ain't 18 anymore...) it's fine. For XC, it's too small.
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    I ride mine on the trail some time but certainly not as an XC bike just something to mess around on the trail.

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    it might be slightly too big, but you should test it first.

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    It might be fine for your urban playground use, much like BMX sizing. I would not want to use it like a mountain bike for power output challenges due to odd positioning.
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