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    demo 8 carbon sworks and demo 8 carbon 1 - identical frames?

    are these 2 bikes the identical frames, just with different components?

    finally will the large truly fit a 6ft3 rider like myself?

    my current bike is cramped, so I would be bummed if this large is another "quasi" large

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    Quote Originally Posted by jasonjm View Post
    are these 2 bikes the identical frames, just with different components?

    finally will the large truly fit a 6ft3 rider like myself?

    my current bike is cramped, so I would be bummed if this large is another "quasi" large
    Well look at the geometry of your current bike and compare it to the Demo. All the info is online. Not quantum physics is it?

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    thats why I am posting here I don't understand it

    I am on a Jedi Large and its cramped as hell

    reach is 432 mm vs demo 447

    guess ill wait for something like gt fury world cup which seems to have a real large size (reach of 464mm)

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    Quote Originally Posted by jasonjm View Post
    thats why I am posting here I don't understand it

    I am on a Jedi Large and its cramped as hell

    reach is 432 mm vs demo 447

    guess ill wait for something like gt fury world cup which seems to have a real large size (reach of 464mm)
    Okay so the measurement that is important is Reach. Stack less so as that can vary depending on where the manufacturer chooses to position the stanchions in the crowns. Effective toptube is of little consequence as you're rarely sitting down on a DH bike. The Reach measurement is literally your feet to hands and as you say, 15mm isn't a huge increase over your current bike.

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