FWIW, I've been working with Roman to place an order for a Hunq.
My PBH is 83.25 and he suggests either the 51cm for 2015 model or 50cm for
Both those are smaller than any bike I've ridden in the past, but I trust
their product knowledge and experience :)
On Monday, October 10, 2016 at 11:43:54 AM UTC-4, Belopsky wrote:
> In the last half a year, I've gotten a lot more serious about riding, been
> through a lot of bikes, and just finally seem to be getting down to a fit I
> am liking, and once again thinking about stem lengths and top tubes and etc.
> In my current garage I have:
> Soma San Marcos, 51cm
> Rivendell Sam Hillborne, 55cm
> All-City Macho King, 52cm
> Cheviot (yet-to-be-finished-and-ridden), 50cm
> The Cheviot may be shared between myself and my partner. She's 5'2. I am
> 5'7. At worst I will have more seatpost showing/bars a bit higher.
> The Rivendell has an effective top tube (ett) of 570mm. I have a very long
> stem on it with Albatross bars - I had a Hillborne before, with drop bars,
> and it felt too big with drops for me, but with the upright bars, all is
> fine. Fistful of seatpost showing.
> My San Marcos feels real good too, not many miles yet, but fits like what
> I've been riding... ett of 550mm, bars at saddle height, stem seems to be a
> 90mm or something like that, 44cm drop bars.. perhaps Philip knows what
> length he sold it with..
> My All City is my 'go-fast' bike, 853 steel frame with a carbon fork, bars
> are lower than seat, and that's how I want this bike set. The 52cm frame
> size actually measures ett 550, a bit more aggressive than the other bike
> but not much. 90mm stem with 10* rise.
> PBH: 83.x. SH: ~ 71.4
> Riv sizing talks about me riding 55-57cm depending on the frame, but I
> always worry that the top tube is too long. Anywho, I was under the
> impression that for a 'fast' bike you want a slightly longer stem, for more
> weight in the front..but also with bars at seat height I suppose I can ride
> a bigger frame with a shorter stem - how short is too short, with drop bars
> - anything can work with some pullback.
> Any others my size/pbh/sh that can comment?
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