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Old 06-08-2020, 04:20 PM
rain dogs rain dogs is offline
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Originally Posted by gettysburg View Post
The mechanic at the bike shop said that the Orbea Avant M40 is an endurance bike with a higher stack. I test rode the bike a few days ago and it felt real comfortable on the handlebars but it felt like I was stretching too much when I had my hands on the hoods, little soreness in my back. He said he would need to bring the stem closer so my hands would be on the hoods without feeling like I’m stretching for the hoods. I am 5’9” and an my inseam is 31”. He said a size 51 would be too small and feel like I’m scrutched up. This is my first real road bike and I would like to get the correct size. Thanks.
51! The reach difference between the 53 and 51 is 7,5mm.

Have you tried the 51cm?
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