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    TransAM 29 sizing help

    Good morning! I am planning on ordering a TransAM 29 this afternoon but am uncertain about what size frame to get. For 29ers I have had a medium RIP9 and a medium KHS Tucson. Both of those bikes felt fine to me. I am 5'11" with a 32" inseam. According to the chart I should be on the Large but I am not 100% certain on this. My bike shop just picked up Transition and they do not have anything to try out to figure sizing. Any advice will be appreciated.

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    i'm 5'10" with a 29 inch inseam and on a medium frame with a 50mm stem and straight seat post. My suggestion is to go medium because you can get a layback post and longer stem to adjust.

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    I ordered the medium. I can't wait for it to arrive!

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    Reconsider

    Unless you like riding bikes with tight cockpits and frames, I think a medium is going to feel too small for you. I'm 5-8 with a 30 inseam. The medium fits me perfectly. If anything, go with a larger frame with a shorter stem.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RuLz View Post
    Unless you like riding bikes with tight cockpits and frames, I think a medium is going to feel too small for you. I'm 5-8 with a 30 inseam. The medium fits me perfectly. If anything, go with a larger frame with a shorter stem.
    Thought I remember you posting a pic of a banshee paradox on here once......how does the transAM compare ?

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    Sorry, I just realized this thread's for the Transam, not the Bandit. Doh!
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    Either way it's ordered at medium so we'll see what kind of fit I get out of it. I did a dirty fit on a transam 26er as the top tube was pretty darn close (odd enough).

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    2 rides in and loving the TransAM. Curious though, why are the stock rims shreider valved and not presta? I gotta find some inserts so my prestas fit when these tubes go flat...

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    Just throwing a pic of my fun ride...


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    rad hwip! can't wait to finish mine up.

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    I am also about 5'10.5" and a medium feels too short in the TT and is 1" shorter than my current redline 17", measured unscientific ally from the nose to the center of my top cap....... I ordered a large. Only hoping that the standover isn't too much for me...

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    I'm 5'10 and ordered a Medium. The top tube is definitely a bit shorter than my old Marin Pine mountain but not by much. It felt a little cramped for the first few rides, but now that I'm used to it, it feels great. I thought about a setback seatpost, but glad I didn't go that route. My stem is 80mm, I think that helps a bunch.
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