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    New(to me) IF Steel Deluxe!

    Just got home from my daughter's 1st grade Spring program & found a box on my front step. Inside was my new to me Independent Fabrication Steel Deluxe! Bought on ebay, by the SN appears to be the 95th Deluxe made in 02. Disc only, steel gray with black panels & white lettering. Even came with an engraved seat collar/clamp! I can't wait to get this built up, havent come close to deciding on parts yet. Still looking for recommendations for forks & wheelset. I will post a pic in the morning when I can get some good light.

    CK

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    I love my IF. Post up some pics. Whatever parts you choose it will be badass!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ckillion
    Just got home from my daughter's 1st grade Spring program & found a box on my front step. Inside was my new to me Independent Fabrication Steel Deluxe! Bought on ebay, by the SN appears to be the 95th Deluxe made in 02. Disc only, steel gray with black panels & white lettering. Even came with an engraved seat collar/clamp! I can't wait to get this built up, havent come close to deciding on parts yet. Still looking for recommendations for forks & wheelset. I will post a pic in the morning when I can get some good light.

    CK
    how tall are you and what size frame did you get?

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    Im 6'1" & about 185lbs. Its a 19.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ckillion
    Im 6'1" & about 185lbs. Its a 19.
    i'm 5'11 so maybe an 18 or 19 for myself?

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    Quote Originally Posted by roc865
    i'm 5'11 so maybe an 18 or 19 for myself?
    I'm 5'11 also, you can see my pics on the title update IF. I'm looking at my build sheet.

    seat tune length 15.7 inches
    top tube lenght 24 inches
    head tube lenght 95.0 mm

    Not sure if this helps

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    Quote Originally Posted by twklei
    I'm 5'11 also, you can see my pics on the title update IF. I'm looking at my build sheet.

    seat tune length 15.7 inches
    top tube lenght 24 inches
    head tube lenght 95.0 mm

    Not sure if this helps
    so that's basically a 16 inch frame? rounding it off of course.

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    I was always more comfortable on a smaller-for-me size frame. Everytime I got fitted at a LBS, when there was one, they would put me on a 20 in frame, or Lg, whichever the company offered. They always felt "wrong" to me. Always felt more comfy on an 18 & making my adjustments with stem, crank, & seatpost lengths. Its probably wierd, but thats just me.
    Im very long-waisted, btw. Not sure if that had anything to do with it.

    CK

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