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    5 Questions

    Please answer these questions so I can learn where you like your hands in relationship to the seat, and height in relationship to the frame size etc.

    This is for a Cross Country bike, whatever you put the highest mileage on, please note what kinda bike it is though, XC race, XC trail, rough trail, light free ride. Please E mail the #'s to me at DT@turnerbikes.com

    I need you to measure your seat height, center of BB to top of seat right up the centerline of seat tube and post. What is the seat height?

    Next put the bike against a wall and make a mark where the top of the grip hits the wall,
    and using a level across the seat put a mark on the wall where the top of the seat would be, then measuring from the floor to both points to get a difference between seat and grip tops.
    How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top?

    What is the length of your seat tube?

    How tall are you?

    What "size" frame do you ride?

    Thank you very much.

    David Turner
    Last edited by turnerbikes; 03-15-2006 at 06:14 PM.

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    nevermind

    i get it
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    email sent.

    thanks DT.
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    Here you go

    I need you to measure your seat height, center of BB to top of seat right up the centerline of seat tube and post. What is the seat height? 28 inches

    Next put the bike against a wall and make a mark where the top of the grip hits the wall,
    and using a level across the seat put a mark on the wall where the top of the seat would be, then measuring from the floor to both points to get a difference between seat and grip tops.
    How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top? Dead even

    What is the length of your seat tube? Seat tube is 17"

    How tall are you? 5'9"

    What "size" frame do you ride? Med spot

    Thank you very much. Your welcome

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    I will do this when i get home. Do you want us to post it here or PM it to you?

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    Hi hope this helps in your survey.

    How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top? = 0.5cm higher on the 5 Spot, 4cm Higher on the 6 Pack

    What is the length of your seat tube? = 72.5 cm (5 Spot) 72cm (6 Pack)

    How tall are you? = 5ft 9"

    What "size" frame do you ride? Medium

    Thanks for asking.

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    Center of BB to Top of Seat 29 3/4"
    Top of Grips 41 5/8"
    Difference between the top of the seat and the top of the grips - zero +/- 1/8"
    Large 5-Spot
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    1. What is the seat height (Ctr of BB to top of saddle)? 29.5"

    2. How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top? -0.5" lower

    3. What is the length of your seat tube? 19.5"

    4. How tall are you? 6'0"

    5. What "size" frame do you ride? 19.5" (Large) XCE


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    Damn, that's a lot of work.

    5'11"

    I ride mediums.

    Seat height from BB 30.75"

    Length of the seat tube is whatever comes on a medium pack!

    Grips relative to seat-line -2.5" (grips lower than the seat)

    Bike is a 6pack, with a 170mm 66 up front, this is the "XC" setting, but it's a very high end obviously. Of course when sagged, it will be different. If I set the bike up for DH riding, then my seat height changes to about 26.25 and the grips are about 1.75" above the seat.
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    1. What is the seat height (Ctr of BB to top of saddle)? 26"

    2. How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top? Grips 1.5" higher than saddle

    3. What is the length of your seat tube? 15.5" (Burner)

    4. How tall are you? 5'6"

    5. What "size" frame do you ride? Small
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    1. What is the seat height (Ctr of BB to top of saddle)? 30"

    2. How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top? Basically even

    3. What is the length of your seat tube? ~19.5"

    4. How tall are you? 5'11"

    5. What "size" frame do you ride? 19.5" (Large) 5-Spot and 6-Pack
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    1. What is the seat height (Ctr of BB to top of saddle)? 30.5"

    2. How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top? Grips .75" higher than saddle

    3. What is the length of your seat tube? 22"

    4. How tall are you? 6'3"

    5. What "size" frame do you ride? XL 5 Spot

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    1. What is the seat height (Ctr of BB to top of saddle)? 29.5"

    2. How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top? -0.25" (drop to grip)

    3. What is the length of your seat tube? 19.5"

    4. How tall are you? 5'10.5"

    5. What "size" frame do you ride? 19.5" (Large) Burner

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    Hey everybody

    DT requested that the numbers be emailed to him.


    "Please E mail the #'s to me at DT@turnerbikes.com"


    Edit: Just noticed that DT edited his post a few minutes ago, I assume to add his email address, so no offense to anyone who replied earlier.
    Last edited by AndyN; 03-15-2006 at 06:24 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turnerbikes
    Please answer these questions so I can learn where you like your hands in relationship to the seat, and height in relationship to the frame size etc.

    I need you to measure your seat height, center of BB to top of seat right up the centerline of seat tube and post. What is the seat height?
    31"

    Next put the bike against a wall and make a mark where the top of the grip hits the wall,
    and using a level across the seat put a mark on the wall where the top of the seat would be, then measuring from the floor to both points to get a difference between seat and grip tops.
    How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top?
    grips are 1" lower

    What is the length of your seat tube?
    I assume I'm measuring center of bb to very top of seat tube and not center of top tube - but in any case, you made it so once I give the size and model you'll know... 22"

    How tall are you?
    6'2" - but long legs and monkey arms - 35" inseam, 36" sleeve length

    What "size" frame do you ride?
    2005 XL 5-spot

    Thank you very much. thank you - best bike I've ever owned!

    David Turner
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    1. What is the seat height (Ctr of BB to top of saddle)? 30.5"

    2. How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top? grips 1 3/8" lower than seat (with sag gets me close to level seat and grips when riding)

    3. What is the length of your seat tube? ~19.5"

    4. How tall are you? 6'

    5. What "size" frame do you ride? Large Flux

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    1. What is the seat height (Ctr of BB to top of saddle)? 30.5"

    2. How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top? Grips 2.5" lower

    3. What is the length of your seat tube? 19.5"

    4. How tall are you? 5'11"

    5. What "size" frame do you ride? 19.5" Large 5-Spot

    Not that any of us are actually emailing DT these measurements like he asked

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    Numbers are in the mail DT. A synopsis of what Burner/Flux/Spot/Pack/... riders are doing would be interesting. Please share whatever you figure out.
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    Numbers emailed to DT
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    I also think the results would be interesting by type of bike Flux/5-spot, etc, and also by 26er vs 29er rider.

    I wonder if the 29er riders you queried turn out to be on average....taller, with higher seat heights.
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    Quote Originally Posted by turnerbikes
    Please answer these questions so I can learn where you like your hands in relationship to the seat, and height in relationship to the frame size etc.

    This is for a Cross Country bike, whatever you put the highest mileage on, please note what kinda bike it is though, XC race, XC trail, rough trail, light free ride. Please E mail the #'s to me at DT@turnerbikes.com [SIZE=3]Bike is a Pack set-up for all trail conditions including light free-ride. Measurements taken with 5" RFX rockers[/SIZE]

    I need you to measure your seat height, center of BB to top of seat right up the centerline of seat tube and post. What is the seat height? [SIZE=3]27.75"[/SIZE]

    Next put the bike against a wall and make a mark where the top of the grip hits the wall,
    and using a level across the seat put a mark on the wall where the top of the seat would be, then measuring from the floor to both points to get a difference between seat and grip tops.
    How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top? Bars - 43.5 Seat 41.25 = [SIZE=3]+2.25[/SIZE]

    What is the length of your seat tube? [SIZE=3]16"[/SIZE]

    How tall are you? [SIZE=3]5' 7"[/SIZE]

    What "size" frame do you ride? [SIZE=3]Small [/SIZE]
    Thank you very much.

    David Turner
    I will email tomorrow - no email setup on my laptop.
    Last edited by SSINGA; 03-15-2006 at 08:36 PM.
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    5 spot

    XC trail, rough trail all mtn bike, Typical Socal riding

    What is the seat height? 30"

    How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top? Level with Pike set at 130mm

    What is the length of your seat tube? 19.5"

    How tall are you? 6'

    What "size" frame do you ride? Large 5 Spot

    Thank you very much.

    David Turner[/QUOTE]
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    I sent my info to DT,by e-mail...Its cool he thinks enough to ask for input from his customers/fellow riders...Very cool,indeed!

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    1. What is the seat height (Ctr of BB to top of saddle)? 27 3/8"

    2. How much higher or lower are the grips from the seat top? Grips 1/4" lower than saddle

    3. What is the length of your seat tube? 17"

    4. How tall are you? 5'9"

    5. What "size" frame do you ride? Medium (5-Spot)

    Thanks!
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    Oops, duplicated post...
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