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I am looking at some flat bar road bikes to use for commuting duty. I am looking at a GT Transeo. I am not good with bike geometry. Could someone look at the geometry of my current bike and tell me which size Transeo is the closest?

Current bike: 56cm model
http://www.feltracing.com/05/2005_bi...o/f80_geo.html

click on felt bicycles....Click on support......click 2005 felt website....click roadbikes......f80 is the model.....geometry is at the bottom

Transeo:
http://www.gtbicycles.com/usa/eng/Pr...ness-Commuter/

Hover mouse over bikes and select "fitness/commuter" the bike is a 2008 Transeo 4.0
 

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http://www.feltracing.com/05/2005_bikes/specs_geo/f80_geo.html

http://www.gtbicycles.com/usa/eng/Products/Road/Fitness-Commuter/#2617

Switching from road bike geometry to a straight bar bike is simple from a vertical standpoint, but a bit more complicated from a horizontal reach standpoint. The TT will always be longer on a straight bar bike, since road bike bars and extend the hand position far ahead of the handlebar centerline.

Both the medium and large sizes have the same 110mm head tube length, but the large has 18mm more reach and a lot higher standover height. I'd say the medium would fit the best, but a test ride would be wise.
 

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http://www.feltracing.com/05/2005_bikes/specs_geo/f80_geo.html

http://www.gtbicycles.com/usa/eng/Products/Road/Fitness-Commuter/#2617

Switching from road bike geometry to a straight bar bike is simple from a vertical standpoint, but a bit more complicated from a horizontal reach standpoint. The TT will always be longer on a straight bar bike, since road bike bars and extend the hand position far ahead of the handlebar centerline.

Both the medium and large sizes have the same 110mm head tube length, but the large has 18mm more reach and a lot higher standover height. I'd say the medium would fit the best, but a test ride would be wise.
I would love to test ride the bike, but nobody stocks it. I did test ride a Trek FX 7.2 in the 20" size and it seemed to fit well. Can you look at the geometry of the fx and tell me if the medium would be right in the GT bike?

http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/2008/road/fx/72fx/
 
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