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  1. #1
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    sizing question

    I am looking int getting first dedicated single speed but nothing I ma really interested in via the LBS that I can try so doing the dreaded online shopping.

    In general on Full suspension bikes I would like a 23.5 ETT with seat level around the handlebars. Lower the seat tube the better in most cases (around 17"). My question is do most of you who have a FS 29er and HT 29er try to keep a similar geo for the frint triangle? Looking for short chain stays more worried about ETT and HT height and angle.

    Considerations so far all medium

    Kona Unit
    Nine One 9 (I hear it rides nice for Alu) - More costly than other frames as well
    Civilian Luddite

    Edit - Nevrmind I went with medium luddite - too good a deal too pass on
    Last edited by HEMIjer; 07-18-2012 at 05:35 PM.
    XC, Road, XXC, Endurance, Mtn, All-Mtn, Cross, Gravel, just go have fun on 2 wheels!

  2. #2
    Ovaries on the Outside
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    Dec 2007
    I really thought about an answer and then realized I've never had a FS 29er, so my opinion is mute. All I know is that Units clear 2.4 Ardents on wider rims.

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    I sold my Ardent 2.40 because they scared some people when I am climb with this tires.

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