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    Motobecane 27.5 fs frame sizing

    The fs 27.5 bikes are supposed to back in stock soon (post on motobecane facebook page). I was thinking about picking up the pro version, but I'm stuck on the size of the frame since I'm 6' tall which puts me right in between of medium and large frames. My inseam is 34" barefoot, torso is 38" (top of chair to top of head while sitting). Anyone with a similar size bought the first batch of fs 27.5 and could throw a recommendation for one of the frame sizes?

    At the moment I'm riding a 19" motobecane ht 29er with a fully extended seat post and that's a good fit for me. I had a 21" frame before and that was way too big - I couldn't control the bike. I'm leaning toward the medium frame which is 47 cm / 18.5", but I'm afraid that the bike will be too small for me since I'm maxing out the 19" frame with bigger wheels.

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    I think the size ranges are styled to lean everyone towards a smaller bike, with the idea that a smaller bike is less likely to be returned. I am 5"8" which puts me in the middle of the small, and that's what I bought. However, I am pretty confident I 'd be good or maybe even better off on a medium.

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    Gotcha. Thanks!

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    I'm about 5'11" and the medium fits me perfect

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    What's your inseam? Did you change to shorter stem, or do you ride original that's fairly long?

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    My inseams about 31" and yes I changed to a shorter stem (60mm)

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    I am 511 and have short legs/long torso (30" inseam). I got the medium and also put a 60mm stem on...... Perfect
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    It looks like the new bikes are on back order until end of may, so I'll probably get a different bike. Thanks anyway!

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