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  • Will I regret buying a 16.5" charge duster?
  • Premier Icon binarysolo
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    I’ve been hankering after one of the old white ones for a while now, but all the ones on eBay are 16.5″. I’m guessing that’s small as I can’t find any size charts from pre 2012

    I’m a smidgen under 6ft and am usually medium/large. Will it be ‘flickable’ or just a bad fit?

    Premier Icon joshvegas
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    Dusters are pretty short…

    Atleast my small and medium skinny are. No idea what vintage the small one is.

    Premier Icon DT78
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    Reckon it will be too small. My 2009 med duster is about right for me and I’m 5’11”. You could put a 130mm stem on it..

    Premier Icon smatkins1
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    I’d go with bad fit. I’m 5’11” on a tall day and I found a similar size chameleon was too small to really enjoy. I do like a flickable bike!

    Premier Icon amedias
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    I’d say bad idea, unless you have T-Rex arms… They are on the short side, I have a Skinny and the TT is over an inch shorter than my small Cotic

    Premier Icon P-Jay
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    Shame if it’s too small – my mate has got a Duster 8 and it’s genuinely the only time I’ve ever been envious of someone else’s bike.

    Premier Icon binarysolo
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    I know your right, but there’s a a couple of good ones on eBay right now 🙁 I’ve had a few glasses of wine and they look so pretty

    Must not make drunken Friday night eBay purchase!

    Premier Icon mtbfix
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    To add my opinion, I had a medium Duster for a while. I’m 6′ and it was too short in the reach.

    Premier Icon cokie
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    I had a small and I’m 173cm. No way would I want to go smaller on the frame.
    Excuse the vintage photo- saddle angle was adjusted.

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