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    ASX-how tall are you/ what size do you have

    I have a large 2004 asx. I am about 5'11" bordering 6 feet and weigh 180 w/ gear. I have been playing w/ the thought about getting a medium next year. According to the yeti fit guide I am on the border of a med/lrg. I was wondering what size you guys ride in my weight/height range. This will be set up as my enduro/fr bike w/ single crown fork. Sometimes I feel that the large may just be a tad big for me and have been curious how a medium felt.

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    I am about 176.5 cm / just under 5'10", with longish torso, and I have a Medium. The stem is 60 or 70 mm which makes the bike long enough for me as a trail bike. Are you racing Enduro or playing on rough trails just for fun? I think the AS-X may be a bit more bike than needed for racing (although I do not know how rough Enduro races get in other parts of the world).

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    no racing, just trail blazing

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    63 190 stubby legs freakishly long torso, a large fits juuuust right. I use it for everything from bike park to XC rides.
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    I'm 6'5" 225 and ride a large AS-X. With a 65mm stem my knees don't hit the handlebars as often.




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    6'-1", 170# and I ride a medium (per Seth's advice at Yeti). If I was not DH racing, I'd have probably gotten the large.
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    about 6'3" (how the hell should I know whether my torso is longish or not ?!) and I'm riding Medium with 60mm stem...
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    Quote Originally Posted by goRz
    (how the hell should I know whether my torso is longish or not ?!)

    On average, people of my nationality have legs on the short side. When I buy a pair of pants, they always need shortening. When shopping for my first mountain bike, I found that most bikes that were about the right height were much too short. That is how I know...

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    If you are into going uphill i would get the large

    If you like downhill get the medium.

    I am 6'-1" 210lb...

    The medium ASX works perfect for DH... I very rarely hit my knees on the bars when doing an extremely technical climb manouver up a pile of logs or someghing.

    Medium DH-9 is perfect for me.

    I have a large ARC and it is really good for leaning forward on long steep climbs, but noticibly big for me on the DH.

    I also have a medium ASR. I am making it work well, but i think i could ride med or large on the ASR no problem.
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    I'm 6ft and ride a Medium, its just right.

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    yetifan....what kind of riding are you doing..dh or trail?

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    i'm 5;9 why would i get size smaller, what are the pros and cons

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    Quote Originally Posted by harveyjl26
    i'm 5;9 why would i get size smaller, what are the pros and cons
    A larger/longer bike is usually ( and within reason) good for stability and pedaling. A shorter bike is better for agility or stunts.

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    i'm really 5'8.75 and i ride a medium arc. would a small better handling for tight rocky single track?

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    go Med

    [QUOTE=Doro]I have a large 2004 asx. I am about 5'11" bordering 6 feet and weigh 180 w/ gear. I have been playing w/ the thought about getting a medium next year.[QUOTE]
    I'd say go for it: I'm 183cm = ~6'1" / 80+kg = ~180lbs with gear and ride Medium (also single crown), which feels just right.

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