highdraw wrote:Do I believe you may benefit from a Sportive or endurance geometry? Yes, because your legs are very long. You need a commensurate head tube height to increase the height of your handlebars. But a short top tube and/or short stem is bad for a guy who is 6'2". In particular if you struggle with rotating your pelvis to get aero, you need to ride more 'out' if you can't get more down. Keep in mind when you properly rotate your pelvis and elongate your back to increase 'effective' back length you need more reach or the bars will be way too close. In contrast a short reach promotes a slumped back because you can't accommodate a short reach with proper posture.
I just took a bike I am very comfortable on and installed a 10mm longer stem and removed 10mm of headset spacer in a move towards a more standard position. Tomorrow I will head out for a three hour ride and see how it feels.
PM coming your way highdraw!