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    Cross Check Sizing

    Looking to get into CX and was wondering what size I should get for the Cross Check. I have a 16" 1x1 so I'm thinking 50 for the Cross Check.

    Other possibility is to make the 1x1 into a monstercross.

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    1x1 and CrossChecks are two totally different bikes.

    My wife rides a 16" 1x1 and I have a 52 cm CrossCheck. The CrossCheck is way too big for her.

    Any indication, I am 5'10" with a 30" inseam and the 52 CrossCheck seems very comfortable for me.

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    O_o... I'm 5'8" ( 178 cm ) with 30" inseam and going to buy 56cm frame, because smaller versions seem to be very short for me... Going to build it with flatbar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nameresu View Post
    O_o... I'm 5'8" ( 178 cm ) with 30" inseam and going to buy 56cm frame, because smaller versions seem to be very short for me... Going to build it with flatbar.
    I'm your size. The 56cm seems like it would be too long.

    Look at the top tube length. The CC's seem to run long in the TT. I ride a 16in pug and 1x1 and a 52cm CC.

    The TT on the CC is 54cm, the same as my 54cm road bike.

    I see you are running flat bars, I run drops on mine.

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    My GF Paragon has 601.90mm ETT, and fits perfectly... So i decided to take longest CC possible, 56cm has 570mm TT/ETT

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    Totally agree with the TT being long on the CC!

    I'm 5'9" and got a 52cm and its perfect, however every body shape is different and there is some play in the stem length you decide on and the position of the seat.

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    I am 5'8" and went for a 54cm CC (56cm ETT) which seems about right. My saddle is a few cm above the top of my dropbars, but I am using 165mm cranks. A lot of variables, really.

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    I'm 6'1" and ride a 56.
    WHY ARE YOU YELLING??!1

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    Is there anybody with same proportions as me:

    6.2" 34" inseam

    I ride 59cm Steamroller and it is great. Thinking about getting a cross-check. 58 or 60?
    Last edited by roman; 11-02-2011 at 07:12 AM.

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    I am also 6'2" with a 34" inseam and I have a 58cm CC. It fits me great. I have long-ish arms, but I've never felt cramped in the cockpit. Definitely test ride one though, if you are able to.

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    Did Surly change their dimensions, or just their measuring style?

    Cross-Check | Bikes | Surly Bikes

    Looks like their geometry chart has been changed to measure seat tubes like "everyone else"...

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    Also, I'm 6'2" with a ~35" inseam and am going with a 60cm CrossCheck. As soon as I can find one on Craigslist...

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    By the way, ended up buyng 54cm crosscheck. And it fits fine.

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