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    KHS DH200 Size

    Hey guys,
    I am planning on buying a KHS DH200 and it comes in two sizes M & S. Anyone have any experience as to what I should go with. I am 6'1".

    Thanks in advance

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    At 6'1" I'm betting you've never owned a small frame. Don't start now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lelandjt
    At 6'1" I'm betting you've never owned a small frame. Don't start now.
    I concur. I'm 6ft on a medium Lucky 7. Go medium.

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    yeah I figured I would need the medium but I am not sure if the medium would be big enough for me.

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    That's hard to say. With a lot of brands you'd be right between med & large (maybe KHS's med is on the big side?). Unless you like a really long front end for stability on steeps and high speeds I think you'll be fine. The upside to a shorter top tube is a more flickable feel in the air and technical sections and quicker cornering in tight turns.
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    Yeah I'd like to be able to sit on the bike and see for myself but no one around here stocks it and I dont know anyone who has one.
    I am also looking into the Norco Dh bikes since everyone around my parts stocks them but I am having a hard time finding reviews and opinions on this bike.

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    I like the Norco frames. The 2009/2010s were a big improvement and the 2011's look to have shed even more weight. I rode with a bunch of Norco riders when I was in Vancouver and they were all happy with the bike and said they were relatively cheap (compared to me and my travel partner's V10 and Shocker).
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    Hey I have a small dh200 (2006 though)its tiny I'm 5'5' the top tube is short standing and pedaling takes some getting used to.(Staying centered)

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    KHS is the same bike as a Azonic Recoil....they came in 16 and 18 inch . Same as small and medium....you would hate it riding the small.....get the medium which will still be a tad small for you

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    Yeah, I found a size chart somewhere and apparently the medium is intended for a rider at 5'9" at the top end. I am looking at a whole bunch of different bikes, since this would be my first DH, and this was one of the factors.

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    heres my 2005 Medium
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    im 6'. I rented a medium KHS and it was a good size for me.

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    Good day, I have the DH200 frame and I am 5' 11". It fits me perfect. The only thing I would recomend if you purchase this bike is to replace the wheel sets right off the bat. They failed me in the first 5 min of the ride, I did not even get the chance to finish the first run.
    Good luck

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    Quote Originally Posted by EMEBulldawg
    Good day, I have the DH200 frame and I am 5' 11". It fits me perfect. The only thing I would recomend if you purchase this bike is to replace the wheel sets right off the bat. They failed me in the first 5 min of the ride, I did not even get the chance to finish the first run.
    Good luck
    Sorry, I should have stated Medium Frame.

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