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hi guys,,,,, just a quick question for you knowledgble kind folks,,,, :) :) :)
i have a chance to get a small 2010 delirium frame for a resonable price,,,,, i currently have a medium dt, and a medium santa cruz chameloen,,, and before that a medium (17inch) rocky mountain slayer 70.
i am roughly 5ft11, do you guys think i would be ok on a small frame, or would i be better off staying with medium, thanks in advance ian,,,,
 

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I would think it would be waaaay to small. I am 6' and ride a large and feel its on the smaller size of larges. A small would be pretty compact. I would even hesitate to suggest a medium for you knowing how they fit.
 

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I'm 5'11" and I ride a large with a 50mm stem. I do a lot of pedaling with it and it's really comfortable. It's also really stable on descents, and pretty responsive when jumping and dropping. If I was only going to do freeride I would probably go with a medium, for a lot of pedaling you may want a large. FYI-I did get a chance to ride a medium with a 70mm stem and I thought it felt a little small, but it was only a parking lot test.
 

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Agreed!

raoul duke said:
I'm 5'11" and I ride a large with a 50mm stem. I do a lot of pedaling with it and it's really comfortable. It's also really stable on descents, and pretty responsive when jumping and dropping. If I was only going to do freeride I would probably go with a medium, for a lot of pedaling you may want a large. FYI-I did get a chance to ride a medium with a 70mm stem and I thought it felt a little small, but it was only a parking lot test.
You nailed it....on everything! Pedalling a lot, go with a Large. Mostly FR, go with Medium. I have an CC Angleset and it helps make the cockpit feel that much better.
 

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+1 for the 5' 11.999"....L frame. Feels good pedaling.

Still learning how to ride this bike, so it seems perhaps a wee bit hard to keep the front end up, I am sure it is a combination of a longer/heavier fork, frame geometry that puts the wheel further out there and a total lack of steeez. Stable and fast, though...shockingly so.
 
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