August 12th, 2013 11:27 PM
To be honest, I find that I like bikes with steep HTAs anyway. I might be in the minority—and I'm sure that it depends on the bike—but the bikes that I've tried that have more relaxed HTAs felt sluggish compared to what I ride now. Stand-over is something that I hear you about though.
Originally Posted by thomllama
I'm really not sure about 27.5 bikes. I tested a Jamis Dakar XCT and it didn't feel like a big enough difference from 26" to me. Again, I'm sure it depends on the bike, and I've read a really great review of the 3500. Boston doesn't have any serious KHS dealers, which is a bit of a problem.
I can't make the the MBAS, but thanks for the heads up.
@homegrown: I'm just north of Boston.
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