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Old 06-14-2017, 08:16 PM
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This is interesting.

I assume by "reach" you mean what is often referred to as "effective top tube"? Because otherwise I'm way off of these figures.
Reach in this case is the distance from the tip of the saddle to the center of the handlebar.
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Old 10-16-2017, 03:47 PM
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183, 74.25, 57

shorter legs for my height and gorilla length arms

31" leg inseam, 78" wingspan at 6' tall..
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Old 10-17-2017, 04:46 PM
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How is reach defined here please?

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Hey, I made that chart I actually have gotten more data points so I should post an update.

Anyways, I am 183 cm with a saddle height of 77.5 cm and reach of 57.5 cm. So right on average for saddle height but below average for reach.

Keep in mind those data points are for pros, who typically ride with a longer reach than hobby riders.
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Old 10-17-2017, 05:40 PM
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See two posts above yours
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Old 10-17-2017, 06:27 PM
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Oops, thanks
Much shorter reach due to creaky spinal issues, seat height right on
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Old 11-02-2017, 02:38 AM
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Dead on. But saddle nose length and bar geometry is so variable.


This chart demonstrates why some things on factory frame geometry, like seat tube angle, should be universal across frame sizes.
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Old 12-10-2017, 01:46 PM
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Interesting....

What are we using as reach? tip of saddle to bars? I wonder how easy it would be to also enter set back and drop. I'm not a big fan of saddle - bar measurements because the tip does not necessarily reflect the true position of the rider.
Very good observations. With bad knees I find the proper setback from the BB to be critical. True also for the saddle to bar drop have blown my lower back more than once. When I set up my bikes I set saddle height and setback first, then bar drop and reach. To me all 4 matter and I also take into consideration the crank arm length although that's only in the rare instances I'm not using a 172.5 arm.
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