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    Rider Height Intense Carbine 29?

    Hey,

    Looking at a medium Intense Carbine 29, I'm 5'9. Right size? Reviews said that sizing can be tricky on this bike.

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    Is this your first 29er rodeo?

    Ya I'd demo first. If you are used to the handling of a 29er you maybe ok on a medium. I think Sam here recommends going shorter than you do on 26er. I am 5'8" on a medium, when the speeds are medium/high and when pedaling i like its length but in the tight switchbacks I am wishing i got that small.

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    Yep, my first go with a 29. Missed the demo that came through here a few weeks ago. Narrowed down to 4 bikes: trek remedy 9 29, enduro expert 29, SJ fsr evo expert 29, and carbine 29.

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    I am 5 9 on a medium. I really like the fit. I was fortunate to demo first. The bike is really amazing so get one one before buying.

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    Medium is about PERFECT...
    "The mind will quit....well before the body does"

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    I am 5'6" and ride a S frame. It was either S or M and Sam of Intense recommended S in view of e long wheelbase. His suggestion was spot on.

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