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    Looking for fat bike frame sizing advice (Kona WO 2019)

    I'm looking to buy a fatbike, Kona WO 2019 to be precise. However, I don't have much experience with mountain bikes and would like advice on which frame size to choose.

    My measurements are height 186cm, inseam 86cm(~6'2", 34") so according to the sizing table (KONA BIKES | MTB | FATBIKE | Wo), L or XL frames would fit. I had the opportunity to try my friend's XL bike and took some pictures with it. Unfortunately, there are no bike shops in my city so I don't have the opportunity to try other bikes.

    Does the size seem right? Should I go with the L instead? Any similar sized people riding fatbikes?
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    you look to be a decent fit on that bike. how did it feel, reachwise?

    *and i loved you blurred your face...funny post of the day* :P

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    OP is literally a block head
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swerny View Post
    OP is literally a block head
    Hey, that's what I was born with! Rude!


    Quote Originally Posted by Rodney View Post
    you look to be a decent fit on that bike. how did it feel, reachwise?

    *and i loved you blurred your face...funny post of the day* :P
    It definitely didn't feel cramped (the space between my legs and the front is pretty huge as you can see). Otherwise, it was fine although I'm not sure exactly how a mtb is supposed to fit. Pedaling out of saddle felt weird.

    I rode it for a couple of hours and longer stretches of road(i.e. when riding mostly in saddle) made my back burn a bit, not sure if that's indicative of a bad fit or something else.

    I'm worried the frame is a bit too large. It would be difficult to make it any smaller with the stock stem being only 35mm.

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    Im 6í2Ē and i ride xl bikes. Use to ride large and it was cramped. Can always shorten the stem.


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    I canít believe you are worried about such trivial things as bike sizes!? Have you looked in the mirror lately? I thought I had trouble finding a helmet that fits, sheesh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by solarplex View Post
    Im 6í2Ē and i ride xl bikes. Use to ride large and it was cramped. Can always shorten the stem.


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    What kind of reaches and stems do your bikes have?

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    Any other thoughts?

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