Django 29 owners. what size frame?-
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    Django 29 owners. what size frame?

    Gonna buy a Django 29 frame in a couple weeks. Can"t decide on a medium or large. Riding a large evil following with a reach of 17.3 and it does"nt seem that long to me.The medium Django also has a reach of 17.3 so I'm leaning toward a large Django. I'm 5ft 10 was looking for some info. thanks

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    At 5'10, you could probably ride either depending on your preferences, barring any limb abnormalities you haven't mentioned.

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    I'd agree with Udyr that you could go either way and are probably right at the split for medium/large. I'm 5'9" and I'd choose the medium because I don't have extremely long arms.

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    I am about 5'9" or so, 32" ish inseam, but with a short torso (16") and reeeeally long arms. I have a substantial plus ape index. Think orangutan. Anyway, I tried both the medium and the large, I went with the large and I'm very happy. It feels great on regular rolling singletrack. On steep descents there have been a few times when the shorter reach of the medium would have been preferable, but I was realistic about what I'm riding now, and what I'll be riding over the next 5-10 years as I breach the 50 age

    I'm on a stock GX, alloy version. Oh and I have their little headset spacer installed under the head tube, but I might swap that out in favour of changing the fork travel to 140.

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    What's going on with 'modern' frame sizing? I have a Banshee Phantom (M) that measures the same size as a small Django when you compare the top tube, reach, stack, and angles they're are really close. Within a few mm, and 0.5 degrees on the angles. It's not like the Phantom is exactly a small bike either.

    Interested in hearing about other people's experience with the Django 29 on tight singletrack.

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    I purchased a large. With 50mm stem and 780 flat bars it's perfect. The reach and stack was spot on! I'm 5'10" with 32" pant and rode large frame Evil the Following.

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