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  1. #1
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    Fantom 29 Sizing HELP

    I am currently leaning towards a Fantom29 frame and need help picking the right one. I am 5' 11.5" tall with a 35" inseam. BD recommends the 17.5" but I feel like I would need the 19". When sitting on bikes in my LBS, 18.5" seems like it should be the smallest I should go, on up to 19.5". Thoughts?


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    Not sure if it helps you or not but in I'm 6' 2" and got the 19" frame. It fits nice but does feel pretty big...especially since it's a 19".

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    Im in the same boat as you. I am 5'11" and the 17.5 seems like a short seat tube. That being said, the ETT on the 17.5 is just over 24 inches, so I am guessing that their bikes have longer cockpits and shorter seat tubes. Motobecane doesn't give you the reach measurements so I am not sure, but 17.5 feels right on paper when you look at the other numbers.
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