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    Big Top sizing help

    I can't decide whether to get a M or L Big Top...

    I'm 6 foot tall (183cms) and going by the sizing guide on Yeti's site I need an L... But I have a nagging doubt that may be just a touch large for me.... I've had a M 575 & a M ARC in the past & both were very comfy fits...

    What are people on here using?

    Unfortunately trying one before I buy is far too difficult to organise

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    If I were you, it would be a large. Get a smaller stem and firgure out what works. If you go Medium, it will be flickier but you may need a longer stem which changes geomoetry with weight out and over your front. I like to be back a bit more.
    Just my two cents.
    Lynn Woods
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    My personal experience which may not apply to you: I'm at 6' with an average male build. I have a medium BT. I've had a professional fit on the bike and only had to make very minor cockpit tweaks to get it to fit me perfectly.

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    Vampir.... you're the 2nd 6 footer i've heard from with a medium... can i ask what length stem you run? the other guy is running a 70mm...

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    I'm 6'-0" and the large fit me great. Haven't changed a thing on it.

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    Add me to the 6' (maybe 5'-11 3/4") group happily riding a medium Big Top.

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    ok.... i've taken some measurements compared to my full susser... i'm gonna go for a medium with a 70mm stem...

    thanks for the input guys
    Last edited by rob_g_clarkson; 12-13-2012 at 07:30 PM.

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    I am 5'11.5" and ride a large with 100mm stem and flat wide bar. I honestly think the L is barely too big for me and the Med would be a tad too small. We are in the tweener group. I ride a M asr-c and it is perfect. I rode both the M and the L in the Bigtop and felt the L was a little better fit for me. I wanted a bike that felt a lot different than the asr and that I achieved. You probably won't go wrong either way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rob_g_clarkson View Post
    Vampir.... you're the 2nd 6 footer i've heard from with a medium... can i ask what length stem you run? the other guy is running a 70mm...
    100mm at -6 degrees with 670mm flat bars

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    same height as you = Large. Most guys I know that ride the medium are 5-9" or so.

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