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  1. #1
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    Sizing advice needed for Trek Stache 8

    Looking for advice on frame size. Have decided to upgrade from my current 14 year Trek6000 to a 29er. I really like the look and setup on the Trek Stache 8 but am unsure as to getting a 19in or 21in. My Trek6000 is a 21in and I am 6ft 2in, trouser length 32in and around the 180lbs mark. The bike has to be ordered in so looking for some sound advice on sizing as I am borderline between the 2.

  2. #2
    29ers Forever
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    For mountain bikes, it is better to buy the one that is slightly smaller, as it will be easier for you to move around while riding on a mountain trail.

  3. #3
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    At 6'2", you need the 21" frame.
    Just for reference, I'm 5'9" and ride the 17", but I could easily also ride the 19". A friend of mine is 6'1" and has been professionally fitted to a 21".

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