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Im five six, with long arms and legs. Will a "16.5" Sette shadow fit me?
 

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Sette Shadow only comes in one size and is designed to be a one size fits all dirt jumping frame. If you want a Sette AM look at the Flite instead. As far as fitting you, at your height using the geometry of the Reken 16 inch small frame comparing it the 16.5 Shadow it looks like it would fit either perfect or just a tad large.
 

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Dremer03 said:
Sette Shadow only comes in one size and is designed to be a one size fits all dirt jumping frame. If you want a Sette AM look at the Flite instead. As far as fitting you, at your height using the geometry of the Reken 16 inch small frame comparing it the 16.5 Shadow it looks like it would fit either perfect or just a tad large.
I know that it is supposed to be a dj/$x frame, but I am going to be using it as a trail bike (yes I know the chainstays are sort and the geometry is off, but thats how I like it) And It isnt that I want a sette its that the frame is cheap. When the money finds its way into my pocket ill be hopping right off that sette and onto a cove stiffee.
 

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If its what you want, then its what you want. At your height the bike wont feel small, I think. There is a huge difference between the Shadow and the Stiffee. There is 4 degrees difference in the head tube. The Stiffee is most certainly a FR bike. In comparison the Shadow is much closer to being a XC bike than the Stiffee.
 

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Dremer03 said:
There is 4 degrees difference in the head tube. The Stiffee is most certainly a FR bike. In comparison the Shadow is much closer to being a XC bike than the Stiffee.
Would you explain how HA affects the ride characteristics of a bike?
 

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Head Tube Angle=HA?

The Slacker the angle is the better they go down hill, and slower steering. Did I pass your Test? Or did I miss something.
 

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Dont mind SteveUK's snarkiness. He's an expert on all things bike related, selling on ebay, purchasing cheap tools etc. He just needs to be self validated once in a while.
 

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moishlashen said:
Dont mind SteveUK's snarkiness. He's an expert on all things bike related, selling on ebay, purchasing cheap tools etc. He just needs to be self validated once in a while.
You really have a soft-spot for me, don't you. If it weren't so ineffectual, it would be a little creepy.
 

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jinxley said:
I know that it is supposed to be a dj/$x frame, but I am going to be using it as a trail bike (yes I know the chainstays are sort and the geometry is off, but thats how I like it) And It isnt that I want a sette its that the frame is cheap. When the money finds its way into my pocket ill be hopping right off that sette and onto a cove stiffee.
I'm gonna go with yes, it will fit, if you keep in mind that it's a pretty straight-up dj frame and thus a fairly terrible trails frame.
 
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