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    For a tall rider 6 ď 4 ď can you help me decide .

    Between a Farley 7 2018 xl

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    Salsa Carbon Deore 2019 xl

    I canít get a leg over a salsa anywhere so spec wise what do you think ?

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    Farley then. Easy peasy.
    I like turtles

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    Why do you say that ?

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    You have access to the Farley and not the Salsa.
    I like turtles

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    Quote Originally Posted by NYrr496 View Post
    You have access to the Farley and not the Salsa.
    What he said.....you can sit on it and make sure it fits.
    Add in a Mastodon fork and good component?tire package....the Farley is a deal.

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    Itís a tough call bc Salsa Carbon has such great reviews & comes 3.8 , the Farley is 4.8 x 27.5 - thatís s lotta chunk.
    But salsa no shock fork ... youíre probably right .

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    The Salsa is a fine bike.
    If you are riding in snow....the 4.8s a very good.
    No snow? Change the tires and you have a suspension fork......
    Don't over think it....buy the damn bike

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    Make sure to check the geometry of both. (I have not) I am 6'3" and ride an XL. I have short torso and long legs. On my 2016 XL Salsa Blackborow I have a setback seatpost and the seat all the way back on the rails. I am told the new Mukluk's have a longer cockpit but I don't know if that is much different than the Farley. I would prefer a little longer cockpit so my seat did not have to be manipulated so far back. Just another thing to consider...
    Gettin' Fat!...That's Where It's At!

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    Quote Originally Posted by farleybob View Post
    Make sure to check the geometry of both. Just another thing to consider...
    100% agree! Compare all the dimensions/angles side-by-side.

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