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by fenderbender
13 Oct 2008, 10:49pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Mercian Frame Sizing?
Replies: 18
Views: 3625

Just done some "measuring": Frame = 23" = 58.5cm centre of BB to centre of Top Tube. Inside Leg = 32.25" = 82cm Does that help? I've been told many years agoe that a 57,5cm would be perfect for me, and if this was a custom order that would be my choice, but it's not so I guess I...
by fenderbender
13 Oct 2008, 9:51pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Mercian Frame Sizing?
Replies: 18
Views: 3625

That is a real beauty but your numbers got me worried. Could be partly due to the way they measured. Could you say if it's 60 cm center - top or center - center and your inseam?
by fenderbender
13 Oct 2008, 8:50pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Mercian Frame Sizing?
Replies: 18
Views: 3625

Thanks for reply Chris! Seem like we are on the same page. I do have another bike with a 56cm frame gathering dust. It's a modern carbon fiber frame witch looks and rides ok for fast club runs. Wish I had the funds to spend on a custom touring frame and the choices of paint, parts etc. Love the look...
by fenderbender
13 Oct 2008, 6:15pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Mercian Frame Sizing?
Replies: 18
Views: 3625

Mercian Frame Sizing?

Hi! New to this forum and need some advice on this mater. As a long time fan of Mercian i was very happy when I recently found a Mercian Vincitore Special Reynolds 631 frame for sale locally for £240: http://img511.imageshack.us/my.php?image=5662784008xk4.jpg But it's only 56 cm in size and I'm abou...