Stand-over clearance. How much do you have.

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Postby pHz » Mon Apr 12, 2010 17:14 pm

frame - HT (small identiti mr hyde & 16" DMR trailstar mk1)

travel - 100mm (identiti) / 80mm (DMR)

clearance - between 1" and 2" on each frame

height / inside leg - 5'6" / 29" - 30"

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Postby x-isle » Tue Apr 13, 2010 17:30 pm

Frame - Orange 5 18" (2008)

Travel - 140

Clearance - Put it this way, if I was to jump forward off the saddle quickly, I'd probably lose any Family Allowance prospects.

Height - Er, about 5'8" (maybe 9" at a push)

Inside Leg - Yes, I have 2 of them, er, I think it's 30"
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Postby RichMTB » Tue Apr 13, 2010 17:58 pm

FS (BlurLT)

140mm/140mm

1"

5'8" / 32inch inside leg
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Postby diddyfunk » Wed Apr 14, 2010 19:48 pm

Can someone tell me what distance we are talking about here?

If I stand over my bike with my bum touching the nose of the saddle, are we measuring from the bottom of my hanging baskets to the frame or ars* to the lowest part of the top tube?

I am 5ft 7" but have a small frame bike and a 1 inch gap between the bottom of my hanging baskets and the frame diresctly below.

although everywhere you read suggests that for my height I should have a medium bike frame, I believe that would just be too big for me.

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Postby TheNorthernTrain » Wed Apr 14, 2010 20:16 pm

HT

80mm

Clearance: Bout an inch and a half but i do wear my shorts pretty low slung so it could technically be more.

5ft 11ish as for my legs no idea - i wear 29 leg trousers though.
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Postby MatelotFreddy » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:25 am

Frame: GT Avalanche 1.0 20" Cube Stereo 18"

Travel: 100mm 110 - 140mm

Clearance: 1" 3"

Height: 5' 11"

Inside Leg: 32"
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Postby mkf » Thu Apr 15, 2010 19:35 pm

frame: fully

travel: 140mm

clearence: 2"-3"

height: 5'7"

inside leg: 29.5"

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Postby Big Southern Jesse » Sun Apr 18, 2010 22:52 pm

HT Inbred 29er, 21"

Travel : None!

Clearance : About 3"

Height : 6'4"

Inside leg : 37"!

Seems to have a highish BB, with the cranks level, my knees are above top tube height...
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Postby floosy » Tue Apr 20, 2010 15:15 pm

Orange 5 16"(2008) (top tube on the 14 was too short)

140/140

none...(just remember to come off sideways)

5`2"

29"

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Postby Lester Cat » Sun Apr 25, 2010 21:58 pm

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Postby Luto » Mon Apr 26, 2010 11:48 am

gt avalanche 2.0 17.5"
100mm
clearance: none :?
height: 5' 5/6
inside leg: 29/30"

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Postby MacAndCheese » Mon Apr 26, 2010 14:32 pm

Bike: Marin Wolf Ridge (Medium - 17.5")
Travel: 140mm
clearance: my 'package' just touches the top tube so zero.
height: 5'7"
Inside leg: 29-30"


Bike: Marin IFT (Medium - 17.5")
Travel: 100mm
clearance: 1' or 2 inches from memory
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Postby fletch8928 » Sun May 02, 2010 09:04 am

Bike, Cube Ams 18inch

Travel, 100mm F/R

Clearance, Little if none.

Height, 6.2, inside leg 29/30

I have a very long back and should have a larger bike but thats just not going to happen, as i find my bike very comfy. I rely on the fact i wont slide forward in a crash. More of a over or sideways fall. Worked so far.
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Postby The Spiderman » Sun May 02, 2010 16:08 pm

Giant XTC 19" medium

HT:100mm travel

Clearance:4"

6ft 33" leg

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Postby woodnut » Thu May 20, 2010 22:34 pm

Nick, can I ask, what are your differing views? Seems a lot of people have bigger bikes (or perhaps shorter legs) than we "should" have?

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Postby nicklouse » Thu May 20, 2010 22:51 pm

basically as a average person (in height) My thoughts are that once you get over about 100mm of front travel, stand over height goes out of the window. I just need to pick up another bike for some photos to demonstrate.

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Re: Stand-over clearance. How much do you have.

Postby yeehaamcgee » Thu May 20, 2010 23:23 pm

Bike: Fully Wolf ridge (medium size I think)

Travel: 160mm front, 140mm rear

Clearance: about 2 or 3 inches

Me: 5'10" in bare feet, inside leg is 32"

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Postby Where are my stabilisers? » Fri May 21, 2010 16:23 pm

SC Blur LT small

140 travel

height 5'5"

leg 30"

standover 1"

Not much really! :D

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Postby yeehaamcgee » Fri May 21, 2010 16:25 pm

nicklouse wrote:basically as a average person (in height) My thoughts are that once you get over about 100mm of front travel, stand over height goes out of the window. I just need to pick up another bike for some photos to demonstrate.

Well come on then, what are your findings?

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Postby BigAirNig » Tue May 25, 2010 14:49 pm

Bike - Rocky Mountain Altitude 50 - 18" frame

140mm front & rear

Clearance - about 1.5 inches ish .....

Height 5' 7 - short legs!
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