20.75 or 21.25

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10/26/2017 10:52 AM

Hello,

I am 16 years old and I am 183cm (6 feet).I might reach 185cm (6.06 feet) but no more than that. The toptube that i want to buy comes in 20.75 and 21.25 inches. Which one should I buy?

thanks

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10/26/2017 11:00 AM

Depends what tricks you like to do , I’ve rode both , 21.25 makes you work allot more for spins I found

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10/26/2017 11:02 AM

I am the same height and went from a 20.75 to a 21.25 frame, and both were decent. I like my current 21.25 more.

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10/26/2017 11:05 AM
Edited Date/Time: 10/26/2017 12:22 PM

All things being the same, I'd opt for the 21.25". I ride a 20.85 now & don't have any issues to speak of but wouldn't mind a 21.25 or even a 21.5. (I'm 6'1", BTW)

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10/26/2017 11:06 AM

eskimojay wrote:

Depends what tricks you like to do , I’ve rode both , 21.25 makes you work allot more for spins I found

So you say that 20.75 is a better choice?

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10/26/2017 11:08 AM

eskimojay wrote:

Depends what tricks you like to do , I’ve rode both , 21.25 makes you work allot more for spins I found

george19 wrote:

So you say that 20.75 is a better choice?

20.75 spins nice , but I hated hitting my knees on the stem on crashes , turndowns don’t feel as good I found with a short frame

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10/26/2017 11:30 AM

eskimojay wrote:

Depends what tricks you like to do , I’ve rode both , 21.25 makes you work allot more for spins I found

george19 wrote:

So you say that 20.75 is a better choice?

eskimojay wrote:

20.75 spins nice , but I hated hitting my knees on the stem on crashes , turndowns don’t feel as good I found with a short ...more

Thats good to know. How tall are you btw?

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10/26/2017 1:10 PM

I went from a 20.5 to 21 frames and it feels so much better for everything!

I cant do crazy tricks but im around 5"11 and I do notice the extra room and it just feels better.

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10/26/2017 1:48 PM

21"?

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10/26/2017 1:58 PM

george19 wrote:

So you say that 20.75 is a better choice?

eskimojay wrote:

20.75 spins nice , but I hated hitting my knees on the stem on crashes , turndowns don’t feel as good I found with a short ...more

george19 wrote:

Thats good to know. How tall are you btw?

5’8

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10/26/2017 2:03 PM

OR, find a different frame that has the same geometry (probably pretty simple these days) and find one with a 21" TT.

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"Hey anybody ever make that mistake like right when you wake up in the morning and you believe in yourself?" -Kyle Kinane

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