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    Can't decide... Ti vs. Aluminum fatbike due to frame size.

    Ready to pull the trigger on the NightTrain, but cannot decide on frame material due to sizing. My Enduro, XC, 27.5+ are all in 20" size, so you would think I need a large frame. Do the frames run a bit big from BD? I really, really, REALLY want Ti, but at the same time, I don't want to roll on a bike that I feel cramped on no matter how pretty it is. I am 5'10", with a 33" inseam, and Medium is the largest Ti frame they offer. Obviously in Al they have every size listed available. Any input from the fatbike riders would be greatly appreciated, especially since I cannot just go simply test ride one.

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    I'm pretty sure they offer size large and it's just out of stock at the moment. Shoot them an email. I have a small Ti Nighttrain and like it but I'm 5'6". I do feel a medium might fit slightly better. My problem is bikes are not built for me at all. I like to ride upright, mostly because I have to to prevent pain. So i have to run riser bars and shorter stems. Then I feel like I want to hang off the back of the seat all the time. A good fit for me is the real struggle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoCalEpicRyder View Post
    I'm pretty sure they offer size large and it's just out of stock at the moment. Shoot them an email. I have a small Ti Nighttrain and like it but I'm 5'6". I do feel a medium might fit slightly better. My problem is bikes are not built for me at all. I like to ride upright, mostly because I have to to prevent pain. So i have to run riser bars and shorter stems. Then I feel like I want to hang off the back of the seat all the time. A good fit for me is the real struggle.
    Thanks - I will do just that. This will be my last bike for a while, so I want to get it right!

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