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Is the frame for the Moto Lite women's different from the standard? Just a question since I was browsing the new site, but the site isn't finnished :(
 

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rzozaya1969 said:
Is the frame for the Moto Lite women's different from the standard? Just a question since I was browsing the new site, but the site isn't finnished :(
You tell us... you're riding one, aren't you??? Isn't yours pink?? :D j/k!

Yeah, those are different. Shorter toptube, more standover and smaller sizes. I ignore if chainstay legth is affected but it probably is. Angles should remain the same. But I'm not so sure from the seat tube... it may be different as main difference between male and female bodies (apart from the obvious beauty advantage of women's bodies) is that women have shorter torsos and longer legs and their hips are quite different regarding where they attach to the spine.
 

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Warp2003 said:
You tell us... you're riding one, aren't you??? Isn't yours pink?? :D j/k!

Yeah, those are different. Shorter toptube, more standover and smaller sizes. I ignore if chainstay legth is affected but it probably is. Angles should remain the same. But I'm not so sure from the seat tube... it may be different as main difference between male and female bodies (apart from the obvious beauty advantage of women's bodies) is that women have shorter torsos and longer legs and their hips are quite different regarding where they attach to the spine.
Well, actually, I was waiting for the red-flower decals to go with the pink color now that you mention it... ;)

Actually, on the Titus site chart's, both are identical.
 

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Well, actually, I was waiting for the red-flower decals to go with the pink color now that you mention it... ;)

Actually, on the Titus site chart's, both are identical.
On the old site there was a thorough explanation of the differences.

Yeah, lighter tubing is something they do with she-frames too.
 

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Titus and Women sized bikes

Titus does more than any company I know in the bike industry to provide specific smaller female geometry. As already mentioned they alter tubing, and all dimensions including head and seat angles. Most bike companies miss this important change and build a bike which ends up with way too short a wheelbase for the bikes travel. Titus slackens the head angle and steepens the seat angle on the smaller frames. If fact on the ML the Small and Med end up with the same wheelbase. My wife is only 5' she is now on her 4 Titus an XS ML, and she loves it.
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