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2010 Boardman Team Carbon owners - a question

GarryboyGarryboy Posts: 344
edited March 2011 in Road beginners
Won't bore you with full story - but after picking up my team carbon today, I'd like to know if there is anything on the frame to denote it's size.

Mines is supposed to be large but starting to think it's a medium or even small - initial quick measure would seem to confirm - but wanted to be sure?

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  • thel33terthel33ter Posts: 2,684
    Dunno about the road bikes, but on the MTB HT there is a little round sticker on the seatube, on the inside of the front triangle.

    Only about 1cm across, so they are easy to miss.

    Alternatively, just measure the frame and compare it to this

    Frame size* XS SM MD LG XL

    ST Seat Tube 500 515 530 555 570
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  • WisePrankerWisePranker Posts: 823
    If it's similar geometry to the 2010 model, there's all the measurements on the Boardman site:

    http://www.boardmanbikes.com/road/road_team_carbon.html
  • GarryboyGarryboy Posts: 344
    Thanks guys - have had look no sticker, but measuring again I make seat tube to be 52 and a little bit including the seat post clamp - so looks like a medium or small if you're supposed to exclude the seat post clamp.... :cry:

    Oh well, interesting conversation awaits tomorrow!
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  • GarryboyGarryboy Posts: 344
    A good question - I did have a sit on, as best I could in a crowded Halfords - and they don't let you take them for a test run.

    Said to the assistant it felt bit small - saddle height was fine, but reach felt short - he assured me it was a large (states large on receipt / paperwork etc) - so thought best to get it home and take time to set it up etc

    Yes, I feel like a plonker now - to keen to get it out the the shop I guess...
  • JKHintonJKHinton Posts: 70
    When I collected my bikes from Halfords

    My TC had no size marked on it, (Luckly I had a tape measure with me and checked it for size much to the annoyance of the staff :roll: who I think thought I was a bit over the top when I checked the bike over)

    The comp had the size marked on it

    I hope you get sorted out
    with the correct size soon
  • GarryboyGarryboy Posts: 344
    JKHinton wrote:
    When I collected my bikes from Halfords

    My TC had no size marked on it, (Luckly I had a tape measure with me and checked it for size much to the annoyance of the staff :roll: who I think thought I was a bit over the top when I checked the bike over)

    The comp had the size marked on it

    I hope you get sorted out
    with the correct size soon

    Yep - wishing I had took my tape measure with me today that's for sure!
    Should have taken more time over it, was in a rush with kids in tow etc etc...
  • GarryboyGarryboy Posts: 344
    JKHinton wrote:
    When I collected my bikes from Halfords

    My TC had no size marked on it, (Luckly I had a tape measure with me and checked it for size much to the annoyance of the staff :roll: who I think thought I was a bit over the top when I checked the bike over)

    The comp had the size marked on it

    I hope you get sorted out
    with the correct size soon

    Yep - wishing I had took my tape measure with me today that's for sure!
    Should have taken more time over it, was in a rush with kids in tow etc etc...
  • bruce225bruce225 Posts: 129
    If your not sure measuring frame...

    Check the stem length 120mm c/c = Large, 110=medium and below

    Also the seat post on a medium is only 300mm, believe it to be longer on large..

    Thats if they haven't swapped parts.
  • morstarmorstar Posts: 5,717
    I've only had mine a few weeks so can't remember for certain, but...

    Isn't it on the underside of the down tube? Aopolgies if not. It's just that there is come rather large writing under there that denotes the bike and I thought it mentioned size.
  • GarryboyGarryboy Posts: 344
    morstar wrote:
    I've only had mine a few weeks so can't remember for certain, but...

    Isn't it on the underside of the down tube? Aopolgies if not. It's just that there is come rather large writing under there that denotes the bike and I thought it mentioned size.

    Cheers - had a good look - nothing there re size - says something like
    CFG UDCM Team Carbon
    Only other marks are serial number looking things

    Anyway, spoke to Halfords today they have sourced a large and should get delivered to the store on Friday - fingers crossed...
  • ShutUpLegsShutUpLegs Posts: 3,522
    Garryboy wrote:
    morstar wrote:
    I've only had mine a few weeks so can't remember for certain, but...

    Isn't it on the underside of the down tube? Aopolgies if not. It's just that there is come rather large writing under there that denotes the bike and I thought it mentioned size.

    Cheers - had a good look - nothing there re size - says something like
    CFG UDCM Team Carbon
    Only other marks are serial number looking things

    Anyway, spoke to Halfords today they have sourced a large and should get delivered to the store on Friday - fingers crossed...

    Are there any giveaway signs its actually a Boardman?
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