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If you ride a LT BLUR can you please tell me your height/frame size and stem size are and rate this set up out of 10 for me.

Your time is much appreaciated.

I need to order frame and are still not sure of size.

I am 6ft1".

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I am also 6'1", with pretty short legs (29" pant inseam) and went for the XL anyway. I'm real happy, but only have a couple of rides as I just got the frame last week. This equates to a similar TT length to my Fisher Sugar 293 size L I have been riding for the past year. I have been running a 105 stem, but I'm going to give it a spin today with a 90.
 

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I am 5'10 with a 33in inseam. I used to ride a medium classic Blur with a 120mm stem and always felt just a tad cramped. When I got my warranty replacement BLT I decided to go with the large. I originally started out with a 100mm stem and ended up back with my 120mm. Everything is now good, I feel the large is a better fit.

I think the large BLT has a shorter top tube from the classic large, right?
 

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Medium BLT w/Fox 36RC2, this bike has a standover of about 31" and I'm on the top tube with both feet on the ground. I run my seat 27" from center of BB to top of seat with 175mm cranks. I'm 5' 9" with short legs. Thomson 100x0º stem, w/17mm of spacers below it and Easton mid-rise 31.8 EA70 bars. I have my seat a bit further forward than most to keep 30" from back of seat to middle of bars in stem. Normally I run 30.5" on this measurement. If I move my seat any farther back on its rails on this bike at the 27" climbing possition, I'll have trouble slipping off the back of it on steep descents. This bike feels like it fits me really well the way I have it set up, and it deffinately feels better climbing with my fork dialed down to 110mm. 150mm of fork is really almost too much as far as geometry and balance go on this bike, but it's nice when riding down resort DH courses. Could have gone with a TALAS 90-130mm fork on this one and been fine. At about 130mm on this 36 fork, I feel perfectly balanced in the middle of this bike when cornering and out of the saddle sprinting up short climbs on fast singletrack. 130mm of fork is a bit tall for me seated and climbing, weight feels a bit too far back then, front wheel is a tad light and wants to wander without putting a little more weight up on it. If I were to put a non adjustable travel fork on this bike, I would put a 130mm fork on it though. If I'm doing a lot of steep climbing in the Rockies here, I dial it down. If not, like the Platte River Nebraska state park rolling contour singletrack that I rode Thanksgiving weekend, I leave it at about 120mm.

If I put a longer stem on this bike it would help climbing if I were riding more XC type trails, but I'd be too far forward in the mountains. Bars are 27" wide. I had 26" wide bars on it at first and they felt to narrow for me for the ride height and geometry of this bike.

The more I ride it, the more I like this bike, but I spend more time on one of my singlespeeds than anything else these days.

Cheers,

Dave
 

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VTgrinder said:
If you ride a LT BLUR can you please tell me your height/frame size and stem size are and rate this set up out of 10 for me.

Your time is much appreaciated.

I need to order frame and are still not sure of size.

I am 6ft1".

Thanks
I am 5ft 11" and have BLT L size with Fox Float XTT. 10 cm stem and Thomson Elite seat post. Bike feels a little bit short and I am considering 12 cm stem. I would recommend you L size with 12 cm stem and seat post with a little offset.
 

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Height 5'11"
Inside leg 32"
Frame SC Blur BLT size large

Forks Pace RC40
Maximum crown to axel nominal 509mm , which is slightly more than SC's recommended 499mm and more than a Fox Talas RLC 130mm at 494mm. However, I run my extension adjuster at 2 to 3 clicks off max

Stem Thompson Elite - length 110mm and this seems absolutely right for me. There's no excessive wandering on steep climbs, and challenging Welsh enduro descents are usually now rideable (even for a coward like me). I just followed the recommended sizing on the Santa Cruz website.
 
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