I'm 5'11" and ride a medium Chameleon and find that it's a great fit for me with a 100mm stem, 2in. riser bar and 130mm fork. My 07 Superlight and 04 Blur are both size large. My Bullit and Heckler were both mediums and my Blur 4X was a large. I found all of them to fit me quite well. Personal preferences vary of course. I find when a bike has slacker geometry and is more of a playbike or longer travel bike, I prefer a medium. When it's more XC oriented, I prefer a large.ossi said:Thanks guys..... keep em comming!
Anyone out there riding a Medium and around 6 foot tall? If so how do you find it?
I think the Medium has a 16 inch seat tube. I am 176cm/just under 5'10", with shortish legs. One of my bikes has a 40cm seat tube (close enough to 16") and I wouldn't really want any more seat post visible.ossi said:Im more worried about the seat tube length i think it will be too short for XC work as you say,
i'm using 410mm thomson on a large CHAMELEON (mostly xc), i climb with it pretty high up. i do a lot of jumping too on my bike & i can put my seat all the way down & have a ton of stand over on the top tube. the geometry of this frame is phenomenal, it just really does come down to personal prefrence in the end. i ride large frame when it comes to xc/am & medium on fr/dh rigs.ossi said:Im Not worried too much about the length, its the same as my current hardtail and i quite like it.
Im more worried about the seat tube length i think it will be too short for XC work as you say, it will be a bit of a 'do it all' bike, not dedicated xc. Im just wondering if with a 410mm seatpost it might be ok?
Thanks for the replies all