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Hey guys,

I'm looking for side view photos of SMALL 575's. Particularly with the crank arms at the 3 and 9 O'clock position. If not, any pictures of small 575's will work.

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Here's my small. Mbmojo, what thomson stem length and seatpost length are you running on your small? I'm thinking of getting a 330 for the seatpost and a 100 for the stem. I'm itching to pull the trigger and order them right away!!!! :)
 

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Thanks! I'm assuming most of you are in the below to 5'6" range? Thats how tall I am. I had a chance to ride a medium with a 90mm stem and felt like my outside arm was stretched to its max on tight turns, made me feel a bit unstable. Nobody has a small for me to ride in SoCal so it's all based on numbers. Yeti says a small is my size and numbers wise it is comparable to my current bike but the smalls look really small. Just trying to figure out how close the toe overlap is going to be by superimposing one of your pics over my bike.
 

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Sounds like a small will fit you fine. I'm 5'8'' and went with a medium. If you are 5'5'' or 5'6'', and from what you've said about turning, then smaller should be perfect.
 

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CAK said:
Thanks! I'm assuming most of you are in the below to 5'6" range? Thats how tall I am. I had a chance to ride a medium with a 90mm stem and felt like my outside arm was stretched to its max on tight turns, made me feel a bit unstable. Nobody has a small for me to ride in SoCal so it's all based on numbers. Yeti says a small is my size and numbers wise it is comparable to my current bike but the smalls look really small. Just trying to figure out how close the toe overlap is going to be by superimposing one of your pics over my bike.
dont do it, do no get the medium. a small with a 90-100 stem will be perfect for your size. from my experience i can say trust the yeti sizing chart. im 5'6.5" and run mine with a 100 stem. killer bike....
 

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I'm 5' 6" and I have a 100mm stem. Not sure of the seat post length but there's not much of it sticking out of the frame.

I did test ride a medium frame and it was apparent right away that it was too big though not by a lot.
 

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On paper the bike is on the verge of being too big for my height of 5' 6". I have a 28 inseam. I have been riding a 15.5 Stumpy HT. The numbers seem so different on paper. Riding the 575 you wouldn't think it's 17.5 size frame. I thought it was smaller. My standover height might be a little tight but I don't plan to spend too much time standing. :) The Medium would be way too big for me. If the 575 came in an XS then I would probably be in a dilema but since it doesn't I'm just fine with the small. Looks like everyone is running a 100mm stem. My stock ARC stem is 110. I'm replacing it with a Thomson. :) Happy New Year Tribe!!!!!!
 

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On paper the bike is on the verge of being too big for my height of 5' 6". I have a 28 inseam.
That's me. The standover will be fine on a small frame.
 

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Wow, thanks for all the responces. Yep, looks like small is the size. Now I just have to order the dang thing :)
 

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Mine's a small and I live in socal - Long Beach to be exact. Hit me up here or on my site (see sig) if you want to see how it fits.
 

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med. ??

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Wow, thanks for all the responces. Yep, looks like small is the size. Now I just have to order the dang thing :)
One thing you might want to consider is being in the middle of the bike would give you the best performance. If you get a small and put a 110 stem and a laid back seat post then you might want to jump up to the medium (the 575 tends to run a smaller cockpit than most other bikes). I am 5'7" and have a 29in inseam my bike before the 575 was a Psycle Werks Wildhare size XS and had to use a 110 stem and laid back seat post to get me comfortable on the bike this put my weight to far over the back tire and made my bike wander in the front on climbs. My local bike shop measured the distance from my seat to the stem and then fit me to a Med. 575 which puts me right in the middle of the bike (with a 100mm stem and Gravity Dropper seatpost) for better climbing and better handling and all day riding. However for steep and rocky descents I sometime wonder if a small would have been better because with a small bike you can throw the frame around a bit for technical situations. Also I was used to 9 in's of seat post coming out of my frame and not 6in. like I have now so asthetically it is taking some getting used to I sometime wonder if the bike was too big. But when I ride it all my doubts are washed away as I have plenty of standover height and the handling and climbing so much better than my XS Wildhare and Sm Gemini. The Yeti rep. said that I could have gone either way with the sizing but said the bike shop did the right thing in fitting me in the middle of the bike.

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