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Offline The apprentice

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what size frame do I need?
« on: January 10, 2013, 03:27:12 AM »
Hi I am 6 ft tall and weigh 245 what size would be best iv heard the strowler is good for bigger guys ? Please help

Offline Stubbleduck43

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Re: what size frame do I need?
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2013, 05:54:47 AM »
I'm 6' 2" and ride a 19.75 Strowler and it's the most roomy frame I've ever ridden.  It's kind of hard to find them though.



Offline metalbmxer

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Re: what size frame do I need?
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2013, 06:28:20 AM »
I'm 6' 2" and ride a 19.75 Strowler and it's the most roomy frame I've ever ridden.  It's kind of hard to find them though.

yeah good choice. 19 inch or above
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Re: what size frame do I need?
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2013, 06:54:17 AM »
6 Foot & riding a 20" & building a 19.25" as mentioned dont bother with anything under 19" I myself would reccomend the Flatware Tango frame for numerous reasons. Geo, Warranty, Attention to detail to name a few.

Offline The apprentice

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Re: what size frame do I need?
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2013, 08:19:17 AM »
Thanks every one I bought a 2012  colony apprentice off craigslist for 400 and I'm having trouble clearing the tire and frame with my foot  I guess it's custom Bike time after some practice though again thanks for all and any advice.

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Re: what size frame do I need?
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2013, 12:41:10 PM »
I'm 6 foot and ride a 20" top tube.

Offline 0cool

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Re: what size frame do I need?
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2013, 08:33:53 AM »
Funny I actually did the same thing and picked up a Colony Apprentice off craigslist. After I bought it, I was worried I bought a bike too small for me, but I guess it needs to be small for all the tricks. I'm 5'9 and 180lbs and a little unsure whether or not I need a bigger bike.


Any advice?
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Offline The apprentice

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Re: what size frame do I need?
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2013, 01:50:17 PM »
Iv watched a million flatland videos and have not seen one complete Bike not custom like the Colony or the DK opis
And so I think it's on the small side it's all about the Frame but let me know if you hear anything

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Re: what size frame do I need?
« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2013, 02:23:49 PM »
The reason you dont see complete bikes in edits is because 99% of the time you dont see a beginner edit & most of the time completes are for people just starting out. Im no pro but i like to have a bike that i have chosen every part myself, i like to put the bike together myself & depending on where you buy it from i can almost guarantee i could put it together better than the majority of shops. As i mentioned, as you progress with riding you will begin swapping parts out for aftermarket parts & eventually you will end up with a full custom which is what the majority of riders have done.

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Re: what size frame do I need?
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2013, 08:36:16 AM »
I mean I saw it was an 18.9, but then I was looking at most of the frames on Flatlandfuel, and they really only have 19 and 20's. I think I'm safe
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Offline The apprentice

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Re: what size frame do I need?
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2013, 01:12:45 AM »
Top is right thanks I'm in Seattle and I really want to see some flatland in person.....