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need help sizing a GT Track bike ASAP(4 posts)

need help sizing a GT Track bike ASAPdovid
Dec 7, 2003 7:42 AM
i found a GT Track bike for sale at a good price. but it's a 58cm. i'm 6'1" and ride a 60cm old trek 320. it feels a little too big and it does hurt my neck after some time in the drop position. should i go for the gt track geometry at 58cm? sale won't last, please help.
What's your inseam? Compare the geometry to your TREK to the GT...jtferraro
Dec 7, 2003 6:30 PM
...and remember that track bikes typically have higher BB's, so it isn't uncommon to ride a track bike that has a shorter ST than your road bike.

-Jeff
"of your TREK" (nm)jtferraro
Dec 8, 2003 6:44 AM
For track or for road?Alex-in-Evanston
Dec 8, 2003 10:45 AM
If it's for the track I would say get the 60. You do not want to spend a whole night of racing in the drops on a bike that's too small for you. Standover should mean absolutely nothing with a track bike.

If it's for the road, and if you plan to install cowhorns or something, the 58 might be ok, but I'd still prefer the 60.

I bought a GT Pulse track bike one size down from my road bike, sight unseen, and found it to be too small. Usage is track only.

Alex