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    Scale - sizing question?

    I'm in the process of changing my 2010 Spark 10 and I'm going to buy a Scale 900 RC! I'm 5'11" (180cm) and my Spark is a medium which I've always felt is a fraction too small for me (I run a 110mm stem). It has a 585mm horizontal TT. From 2011 the Scale/Spark geometry changed and the current medium Scale has a TT length of 600mm. So that would seem to be about right for me? But the Scott sizing chart puts me firmly in the "Large" territory which has a TT length of 620mm! Expensive bike so don't want to make the wrong choice ..... what do you guys think?

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    I think you could go either size depending on your preference. I'm a 1/2" shorter than you with a 32" inseam and have been on a medium since the frame became available. About a year ago I went thru a phase where I was thinking a longer TT with a shorter stem would better serve me, so built up a Large frame. The Larger frame felt a little more stable but sacrificed the nimble handeling of the Medium frame. I really think fit is very rider specific, what I like may not respond to your liking, do you have access to a M and L frame for a demo?

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    Generally, I have found that customers that are sized on the Spark can transfer to the Scale of the same size with success, and vice-versa. So if the Med Spark feels a bit too short in the Cockpit, the Med Scale likely will too.

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    Thanks guys - appreciate the feedback!

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    I'm also 180 cm. I have a Spark (2010), a Scale 29, a Scale 26 and a Addict. All in Size L.

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