It's best to look at the geometry chart to compare, however. The pacer is 
not like the crosscheck or straggler. I can easily ride a 52 pacer, but a 
54 straggler was a bit too long - 54 straggler is a 563.3 top tube, 52 
pacer is a 540 top tube. 54 pacer is a 555..
On Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 11:28:12 AM UTC-4, Jay in Tel Aviv wrote:
> Thanks Richard. That's very helpful.
> On Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 1:31:08 AM UTC+3, Richard Rios wrote:
>> Here's my 02 and this is based off an 85ish pbh and purchasing a cross 
>> check. 56 for modern sporty bars below saddle, 58 for levelish bars. I'd 
>> even consider a 60 If you want them way up there Riv style. Also depends on 
>> how you feel about spacer stack. Surlys come with uncut steerer  tube so if 
>> you don't mind spacers and  upsloping stem you can ride a smaller frame no 
>> prob and still get the bars at a reasonable height.  Lots of variables 
>> though just depends on what you are looking for and aesthetic 
>> preferences...In the end either should work fine with no worries or regrets.

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