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Sizing of Boardman Bikes

newtothisishnewtothisish Posts: 20
edited April 2016 in MTB buying advice

I'm looking at buying the Boardman Mountain Bike Team HT 650B 2014 in the end of season sale. But they've sold out of the 19" in my local store and only have the 18" left. I'm 5'11'' 32'' inner leg. Do you think this will be too small for me?


  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
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  • Is an hour trip to the shop. Would quite like to get some other peoples experiences before making the drive if possible!
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,792
    No one can give an experience relevant to YOU, they can only give an opinion.

    In my OPINION the top tube of the 19" (Large) is going to be a bit long for you, so would suggest the 18" (medium), that said if you go for a 19" and it is too long you could swap the seatpost for an inline to shorten the cockpit when seated.
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
  • Thanks, that's what I was after. Will go check it out!
  • alex100aalex100a Posts: 84
    I'm 5'11.5" (33" inside leg) and ride a 2014 19inch Team 650b. I've always felt it was on the large size for me and think I would have done better getting the next size down.
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