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    Weight difference from Lg to Med

    I'm right on the cusp of a Medium or Large.

    Curious - I bought a Large Reign recently, but found a brand-new Medium front triangle pretty cheap and wondering ... is the weight difference between a Medium and Large anything significant?

    I XC this bike quite a bit and actually kinda want to build this to be fairly light, for what it is. And if I can pick that Med frame (again, at 5'9" a Medium is what I'm "supposed" to have anyway) I may, if the weight difference is worth mentioning.

    I'm guessing it is probably minuscule, but thought I'd ask if anyone actually knows.

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    I would just go with the one that FITS. The difference it weight will not do you any good if the bike does not fit you.

    Edit: I guess if you are right on the edge of the two, I would go with the Medium. I would rather have it be slightly too small than slightly too big
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    yeah yeah yeah - I know that - but that isn't answering my question.

    They both fit. I'm 5'9". I feel good on a Lg and can adjust out a Medium to feel like a large...or more spacious, and I'm good. I have friends that are 5'10" / 5'11" and prefer Mediums, but I just like the bigger, more roomy feel (probably from the MX background)

    But, I'm curious about the weight difference. Just curious.

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    That's interesting you say your large preference might come from your MX background; I did and still do ride MX and I normally prefer a frame slightly on the smaller size. That being said, I am trying to decide between a medium and large Reign X....

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    5'10" and ride a large TX and medium RX. Both fit for purpose, although I couldn't go any smaller on the RX (have to run a 70mm stem to help with climbing).

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    I still ride moto & off road too (KTM 250 SX).

    Now that I have about 75 miles on this large Reign, I know I have the right size for me (and I'm 5'9"). Super fun bike. The X isn't my thing since I do a lot of XC (excellent cardio training for moto, and I can still bomb downhills and have a lot of fun).

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