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2011 Merlin Extralight Titanium

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Merlink Extralight / 57cm / 2011

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Great build!

Very nice ride amigo. Never mind the size, hold on to that baby. Maybe switch the seatpost for one without a setback and even experiment with a shorter stem. It looks amazing, if you ever decide to sell I'd be interested. Safe riding.

Thank you! It's definitely

Thank you! It's definitely a "lifetime" bike.

This Thing

This thing is awesome!

Much appreciated!

Much appreciated!

You could do with a smaller

You could do with a smaller frame.

Yea, the proportions look

Yea, the proportions look unusual with the 70mm stem. I'll probably swap it out for a 100mm one.

Not only

Not only that but it looks as though you had the saddle all the way forward on the rails which is not a good for your knees. If you have to set it up like that to be comfortable I might go get a fitting done and see if the frame is gonna fit you. And seeing that your other frames are a 52 and a 55 I would think a 57 might be a bit much


Yea, the 57cm is a bit on

Yea, the 57cm is a bit on the big side for me, but I got a good deal on it. I'm 5'10 with a 33' inseam and a slightly shorter torso. My Schwinn Prologue 56cm has almost identical geo measurements as this 57cm, so I think I can still make it work.

I'm the same size and

I'm the same size and similar short torso as you are and I can tell you it'll be a bitch getting comfortable, particularly the more saddle time you put in at a go. You'll be wishing it was a 54. In the meantime, do some stretches and get as limber as you can and maybe it'll work for a while. I rode 55, 56cm frames and I was killing myself with back pain and all that. In the end I sized down and raised the saddle. Biggest pain now is merely head tube length and clumsy amount of spacers i.e no big deal.

I'm just like you guys, 33in

I'm just like you guys, 33in inseam and a shorter torso. I always had too small a frame or to short a stem. Now that I'm building frames I can dial the fit in. Great bike btw, I've always liked these frames

I hear ya!

I hear ya!

Love it! My ti bike is built

Love it! My ti bike is built very similarly.

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