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Hi all,

I currently own a (large) 575 built light with Mavrk Forks, XT etc. Have been getting into
more XC and endurance racing so need a more suitable bike that will be faster.

Looking at a BMC Trailfox 02. Did a test on 19" and it felt quite different to 575.

Upside: Better acceleration, quicker turning, slightly lighter than 575.

Downside: A bit less stable due to geometry, short top tube and long ch stays meant
a very fwd feeling position.

I am just under 6 ft with about 33" inseam - should I go the 21" and use a layback
seatpost and short stem??

Any trailfox owners with advice?

Thanks,

TCD
 

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I am in the same position as you. I called up the place Im going to purchase from and they were VERY helpful in sizing.

I suggest you try calling them. Im ordering mine from adrenaline.
 

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ZIPPYZOOM said:
I'm getting a 19'' BMW Trailfox 2. Being 5'11'' is that a good fit??
It depends on your inseam length versus upper body.

I will be checking out both 19" vs 21" next week. At 5'11" you might be better
off with 19".

One thing I noticed is TF wheelbase is long compared to other bikes.

cheers

TCD
 
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