Suggestions for a tall/narrow bike?

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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raptor03
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by raptor03

Hi guys,
basically I'm standing at 6ft, but am mostly legs (35 inseam). I'm looking for a frame currently, preferably aero-style, but it's quite frustrating to see them being all so low. Anyone have any suggestions or experiences to share?

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by bikewithnoname

Cervelo are worth a look, tall headtubes are thier current standard
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by amey

Trek H2 Madone surely ...

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fanatic278
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by fanatic278

I have the same problem but have monkey long arms. I bought a Cervelo R3
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Ronin416
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by Ronin416

Buy the new S3, much improved ride quality with "R" styled seat stays and like bikewithnoname said, tall headtubes. You even get 400mm aero posts if necessary but you won't need it.

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Cervelo S, Madone H2, and if you want to go crazy, Parlee ESX tall are all good options. See my stack reach thread in chat.

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