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    Giant Glory DH size help

    Hey guys, I'm thinking of getting a 2009 Giant Glory DH this summer in Whistler, the prob is I'm having it specially built there and I live in Venezuela and I there are no Glorys he to try out so I'm asking for advice on which size frame I should get. I don't want to have a super huge bike that I can't steer comfortably and I don't want to end up in a small bike I can't fit in

    I'm 6'2 (18 years old so prob gonna grow an inch). So if anyone is around my height and has tried a glory plese let me know. Thanks.


    (OH and I did serch but din't find any conclusive info)

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    Don't know if this will help but might give you an idea, I'm 5'9 and ride a small feels great. I would say go with a large frame.

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    those are the two sizes I'm trying to decide upon

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    I'm 6'3" and I ride a Large 07 Glory. Feels right to me.

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    does it feel big ar maybe even a bit small?

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    Feels just right to me.

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    Im 6'2" and did a few runs on a friends Med. The bike in general felt good but its just too small as my knees clip the top of the fork tubes way too many times. Go large.
    Enjoy every ride!

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    Quote Originally Posted by m-dub
    Im 6'2" and did a few runs on a friends Med. The bike in general felt good but its just too small as my knees clip the top of the fork tubes way too many times. Go large.
    ahhhh THANKS! just the kind a thing I needed.

    I was just worried about the bike being too large to corner well and stuff but heck everything is relative!

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    how about for a 5'5" grown guy? Small or medium do u guys think?
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    Quote Originally Posted by m-dub
    Im 6'2" and did a few runs on a friends Med. The bike in general felt good but its just too small as my knees clip the top of the fork tubes way too many times. Go large.
    both glory's right?

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    thanks!! =]
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    I've got a small 16.5" GLORY FR1 COMP fits like a glove
    I'm 5'5"
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    hmmm its just that the hump from med to large is so big! damm
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    Here is just a bit more to confuse you. I love smaller feeling bikes but I have a 35.5" inseam, which means I have long legs. You may not clip the fork if your legs are shorter. I havent ridding the large yet. If you ride tight tech the Med would be fine but if you are pinnin it alot ( fast stuff) a longer tt is only going to help. If your 6'2" and growning, dont mess with a Med. As a racer I like a really low frontend and short and low dont mix. If your in it for more park freeride you could put taller bars to give you some room but you may still clip the fork tubes. To each their own, Find one to sit on, even if you have to drive a few hours, it worth the peice of mind.
    Enjoy every ride!

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    i'm 5 10 160 a medium feels right to me, i made two stems for it ,i use the one with 3/4 inch or so extra space to the bar clamp.

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