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Oct. 23, 2018, 2:55 p.m. -  Andy Eunson

I feel a little sorry for you tall riders. I think more manufacturers need to make larger bikes with longer rear centres. Steeper seat angles isn’t necessarily the answer in my mind. But mountain bike fit is not like a road bike. We need fit for pedaling ergonomics and fit for handling. And complicating things further is the the different fit for descending and climbing. Trying to design a bike for all these things is an exercise in compromise. But I do think making all sizes of bikes with the identical rear end is done to keep costs down. Not only is it cheaper to make one size it’s easier for the suspension designer too as the kinematic remain the same. Cannondale has taken a good step with their latest creation but I don’t think they went far enough. Norco is one of the few that do make longer rear ends for larger bikes. Have you tested any of those Cam?

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