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Old 04-27-2020, 03:04 AM
Viking with a B Viking with a B is offline
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Hatred of Giants (the people, not the company)

Does anyone know of any track bike companies that still make 60cm (seat tube) bikes? I've been riding the same 58cm Leader for about 6 years, which was the right size for a 15 year old shorter me, but now that I'm looking for a new frame it seems everyone caps at 58cm and it is adding complications to my next build

Last resort I will just ride a 58cm with a raised post, but that is if I have no luck here on the forums
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Old 04-27-2020, 07:11 AM
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If you can't find a production bike in 60cm, it's time to go custom.

If you're on a budget, Gunnar's Track Star will fit the bill.

If you prefer aluminum, Paul Sadoff at Rock Lobster will build it, and pretty cheap, too.

Otherwise, sky's the limit. Fit is most important; stop squeezing yourself into frames that don't fit.
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Old 04-27-2020, 01:53 PM
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I hadn't even considered custom frames, so thank you for the suggestion. I've ridden a few Rock Lobster customs and Sadoff makes some fantastic sleds with the only downside being the 4-8 month timeframe
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Old 04-27-2020, 01:59 PM
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Went through a similar search last year, here are a few I found.

Felt come in a 61
Aventon come in a 61
Dolan come in a 60
Fuji also appears to offer xxl sizing.


I'd also suggest Marinoni for custom, especially with the weak Canadian dollar.

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Old 04-28-2020, 01:31 PM
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If you're okay with more road-like geometry, user @Echelon_John was trying to sell a large track-ish frame: https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=249221
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Old 04-28-2020, 01:34 PM
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https://allcitycycles.com/bikes/thunderdome

All-City Thunderdome.

The "58cm" fits like a ~60 traditional geo and they have another size larger than that. There's also the Big Block in steel that clears 35c tires.

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Old 04-28-2020, 01:49 PM
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Thank you jtbadge and pdonk, because of your suggestions I've now got a couple different builds in mind and they'll all fit me!
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Old 04-28-2020, 03:50 PM
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Thank you jtbadge and pdonk, because of your suggestions I've now got a couple different builds in mind and they'll all fit me!
Cool. If you decide to go the custom route there are several threads here-searchable- where the virtues of various builders have been extolled.
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Old 04-28-2020, 05:36 PM
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I have a nice Steelman frameset in the classifieds. Let me know if it floats your boat.
Steve

https://forums.thepaceline.net/showt...light=Steelman
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Old 08-14-2020, 10:31 PM
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That steelman is gorgeous!
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