Smallest 29er?

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xnavalav8r
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by xnavalav8r

Without getting into a debate about the merits of various wheel sizes, can anyone tell me who makes the smallest production 29er frameset? I'm curious if there is anything smaller than a 15" frame readily available for a rider under 5 ft tall.

nicsen
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by nicsen

I just purchased a specialized fate in a size 15. Stand over clearance is pretty good compared to other
29er model's that I could find in small sizes.

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by thisisatest

Under 5ft is pretty tough. Doesn't Niner make an XS or XXS?

bournepeter
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by bournepeter

The smallest frame of 29er i know is a 15.5 .I want to find a size 15 for my son .

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by tonytourist

Niner makes an XS EMD

xnavalav8r
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by xnavalav8r

The Yackle Brother, out of New mexico, are 10 and 12 years old respectively. They both won their age groups at the US MTB National Championship last year in Idaho on Jamis 29ers. But the bikes look huge for them. Obviously it didn't slow them down any.

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anicomp568
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by anicomp568

Trek Superfly SL. Actual frame size is 14,5" (36,8cm)
Shut Up Legs! (Jens Voigt)

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