For what it's worth, a lovely 62 cm Hunqapillar just showed up on
All the best,
On Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:56:37 AM UTC-5, James Warren wrote:
> A 62 cm Saluki would feel way smaller than a 64 cm Sam. There is at least
> a 4 degree difference in the amount that the top tube slopes up from seat
> lug to head lug, with Sam yielding a much higher handlebar. The horizontal
> lengths of top tube would be very different as well.
> Approximately speaking, there are two families of Riv geometry, the almost
> level top tube (about 2 degrees) family and the expanded family (with about
> 6 degree upward slope of top tube.)
> This often means that if a frame in the former family fits well and its
> size is the number N in centimeters, the nominal size that would fit well
> in the latter family can often be something like N - 3 or N - 4.
> According to this logic, a person comfortable on a 62 cm Saluki might feel
> like a 64 cm Sam is something like 5 cm or so bigger than he is used to.
> -Jim W.
> 62cm Saluki on ebay, but thats pretty close to the Sam in function.
> On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11:57:14 PM UTC-5, Reid Echols wrote:
>> I love my 64cm Sam, but have been curious about trying another Riv. Maybe
>> an Appaloosa? A quickbeam? A road? One of those Roscos?
>> In any case, let me know if you’re looking to sell something tall and
>> Reid in Austin
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