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    What size carve do i get?

    i've read nearly every thread on people asking what size frames they should get in relation to their height, but i still don't know if i should get a medium or a large frame.
    i'm 5' 11". 33" inseam.....i've test drove the medium and the large, i feel a tad stretched on the large, and the medium feels a tad short.

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    Which one feels the closest? Then can that bike be adjusted/fitted to fit just right?

    Did u just ride around the parking lot or on trails? Trail time on each would prob be the best indicator.

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    I'm 5' 10" and the medium felt a bit small to me too.

    I went with the large on the Carve Comp, and I like it very much after putting 300 miles on it.

    But, I'm careful, it's a close fit, if you know what I mean!

    If I had the $$$, I'd have a medium & a large....

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    I know I struggled with this a lot on my bikes.

    Well I would imagine the stem on the Large is already short. You could move the seat forward to close the gap but that will change your pedaling position.

    Maybe a medium with a longer stem would be better.

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    Medium with a longer stem or a large with a shorter stem. Without the stem change actually being done, ill never know which one ill need until I actually buy the bike and the stem change is made. It's hard to tell from a 5 min. Test ride in a concrete parking lot.

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    I'm 5'10.5" and have a 30" inseam, medium frame with a 90mm stem fits like a glove.

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    well the bike shop should be able to fit you, they have stems there...though fitting usually costs something.
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    get the medium
    I see hills.

    I want to climb them.

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    I'm 6ft and I bought a large. But my arms are 38" long so the cockpit had to be a little longer. If I wasn't such a knuckle dragger, I definitely would have went with a medium.

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    The stems are a bit short on the Carves, try a medium frame with a 90mm stem. I bet it will fit you great...

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    a medium it is!!

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