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smepsmep Posts: 339
edited January 2016 in MTB beginners
I have spotted a second hand Santa Cruz Tallboy in a medium size.
Please could anyone advise as to whether this would be appropriate for me at 5' 7" tall with a 30" inside leg.
Thank you


  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
    Depends more on your reach than legs. Might be on the large size. Find a shop that sells them and sit on one.
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  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,809
    Almost certainly too long as it is, if it comes with a layback seat post then swapping to an inline will reduce the cockpit length by the equivalent of one size and is a cheap fix.
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  • smepsmep Posts: 339
    Thanks, I managed to find a size chart on the Santa Cruz site and according to that I should be okay. I fall well within their recommendation for a medium range bike.
    All a bit confusing but the only way I suppose would be to try it out.
    My problem is that its in the south and I'm in the north.
    I appreciate the advice.
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