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I am a 31 y/o who is 5'4 1/2, 145 lb who wants advice to be fitted on a 585. Most likely will need a 49, just making sure a 49 would be ok since it is the smallest frame. I looked through the LOOK forum and most people are a little taller than me, so hard to compare.
Here is my measurements, my pops and I did the competitive cyclist fit calculator.
INSEAM: 28.25 INCHES
TRUNK: 22.25
FOREARM: 12.5
ARM: 24.375
THIGH: 23.375
LOWER LEG: 19.875
STERNAL NOTCH: 52.75
BODY HEIGHT: 64.5

Don't know if that is to much info or not. Per the fit calculator, I would need a Top Tube of 52 on a BMC Team Machine. The 49 LOOK frame has a 52 top tube.

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My best advice would be to ride the bike. Go to a store that's my best advice. Even if people tell you what you should fit, it wouldn't matter. The best fit by standard might not be the best fit for you.
 

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couldn't ride any larger...

If your inseam is an accurate cycling inseam, to saddle-like crotch contact in bare feet, then the standover height on the 49cm frame, at 71.7cm is identical to your inseam. Only your shoes will provide any standover clearance.
 

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Thanks guys for your words of wisdom. C-40, looks like that would be the right size. There is only one dealership that sells Look in St. Louis and they have a size 53. The ride was great. I did not want to talk to many specifics with the dealership since I will not be buying the frame from them, instead online, better deal. At that shop I rode a Scott CR1 and cannonadale six-13 but the Look one.
Now that the frame has been decided on, next is the wheels. I have been doing a lot of research on this forum, sounds like I need to test ride a few of the wheelsets and go from there. Everyone has their favorites.
Todd
 
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