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    Any bronson riders 5"45 riding M

    Any current riders with the height of 5"45 riding a bronson M sized?
    How does it feel, like it fits like a glove or feels like a monster truck?

    I think I am between sizes and worried to pull the trigger on an M sized complete built with a 50mm stem.

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    Any bronson riders 5"45 riding M

    Get the larger size if you're in between sizes.

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    Im 5-6, test rode a medium and small. I thought the small felt perfect for me. I do like smaller bikes though. If im between sizes I always size down. Both bikes were set up the same with 70mm stems and pretty wide bars. Couple years ago I was riding a medium carbon nomad which I ended up replacing with a small carbon nomad and was much happier. You can really go either way, just depends what you like.

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    I'm 5' 5" and I bought a small
    it came with a 60mm stem that worked well. Just swapped to a 70mm Thomson.
    I am also looking to try wider bars.
    I also have plenty of seat post range using a 125mm dropper post.
    I think if I went to a Med frame, I might have had to go down to a 100mm drop post.
    Standover is almost identical between the two.

    if you can't test ride both, it would be a tough choice and could go either way
    I'm happy I went with the small

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    Quote Originally Posted by flyinmike View Post
    I'm 5' 5" and I bought a small
    it came with a 60mm stem that worked well. Just swapped to a 70mm Thomson.
    I am also looking to try wider bars.
    I also have plenty of seat post range using a 125mm dropper post.
    I think if I went to a Med frame, I might have had to go down to a 100mm drop post.
    Standover is almost identical between the two.

    if you can't test ride both, it would be a tough choice and could go either way
    I'm happy I went with the small
    Ya man! It's unfortunate tat at my part of the world, there is no such thing as test rides.
    My initial idea was since I am at the nowhere land between S/M size. I am considering getting M fitting a 50mm stem.

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    I'm 5'6.5" and I sit good on my medium...
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    Perfect thread for me! I'm 5'6", 150lbs geared up. I demo'd and loved the BronsonC small and ordered one. I keep reminding myself that I rode it and loved it, but I keep wondering if the medium would have been better. I came back at the end of the demo day so I didn't have a chance to take the medium out. I ordered the Bronson small with the 80mm stem and 750mm bars.

    I'm currently riding a Stumpy FSR 29er in small and the Bronson medium is about the same size bike as a Stumpy small.

    jgutz71...what size Stumpy do you ride? I test rode the medium and small Stumpy before buying and I was much happier on the small. If you have a small Stumpy and medium Bronson I'm definitely interested in your thoughts.

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    SManZ, I have a medium Stumpy, I sat on a small and felt cramped. I think I have a longer torso or something...
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