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Old March 14th 05, 12:33 AM
Tom Sherman
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Leonard & Peggy Brown wrote:

"Peter Cole" wrote in message
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Leonard & Peggy Brown wrote:

Before the 90's, large frames were in fashion. It was not uncommon


to

see people on bikes where the saddle was nearly on the toptube. As


a

near 7-footer myself (6'10"), I've ridden several of these old


frames.

The 27"/68cm size that was so common years ago is virtually unknown


in

new frames today.


My flea market $25 special is a 27 inch Puget and it had the


handlebars way

up and the seat was about 8 inches off the post. A truly tall person


rode

this. With the seat sitting on the toptube it is just a little big


for my

6'1" self.


Back in the 70's, my 5'10" friend rode a 27" Peugeot while I rode a 25"
Raleigh. I think it's funny to hear people obsess today over 1 cm
differences in frame size.



a 5'10 human on a 27" Peugeot! If this is a male human he was taking some
chances on losing valuable possessions if he had to stop suddenly!


When I was 5'10", I was riding a 21" Peugeot.

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Old March 18th 05, 05:06 AM
Mike Kruger
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Tom Sherman wrote:
Leonard & Peggy Brown wrote:

My flea market $25 special is a 27 inch Puget...


Is this a cheap copy of a Peugeot?


No. The Puget is a very Sound bike


 




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