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    Tall guy, any bike with these attributes?

    I'm 6'5" and looking for a bike that can do some trials (short chainstays - 15" or so), and general urban type riding. It would need a longer headtube 23" or so. I would really like to find one with a seat tube that's long enough so I can still raise the seat up and ride it around (17"...max of 19").
    Something like a Giant STP with longer seat tube and longer top tube.
    Any thoughts?

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    yeah an Xl redline Monocog, might fit ya.

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    This is not a trials forum. I don't know much at all about trials bikes. BUT, a long seat tube bike is not really a trials bike either.

    15" chainstays is extremely short. the eastern nighttrain used to claim 14.7" or something, but the tire was literally almost rubbing the seat tube. chainstays are measured from center of bb to center of axle when pulled forward (slammed).

    Sounds like maybe a TRANSITION Trail or Park size Long (23" tt) but it's going to have a low seat tube.... Maybe a TRANSITION Trans Am : Transition Bikes

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    Seats?
    We don't need no stinking seats!

    Really though... Planet X and Norco may have what you are looking for. Or there's the custom builders like Marino or FTW that can make whatever you want.

    Mt Born 26" has 380mm(14.9") stays. It's reeeealy picky about tires.
    '09 Specialized Rockhopper expert 29
    Born 26" trials
    '07 Specialized Allez

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    '09 Specialized Rockhopper expert 29
    Born 26" trials
    '07 Specialized Allez

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