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Bike Sizing

 

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Choosing the right sized bike

Making sure you choose the correct frame size is of paramount importance when buying a new bike. The correct fitting bike will be more comfortable, more efficient and more fun to ride. We know that choosing the right sized bike can be a confusing experience, even for the most experienced cyclists - the right size frame depends on the type of bike, your height your riding style and your preference. This guide gives our customers general advice on choosing the right sized bike. It is a guide only and we always recommend visiting one of our stores or contacting one of the experts in our sales team on +65 6452-7168 if in doubt about the size bike you need.

How are bike frames measured

Bike sizes are determined by the frame size, based on the length of the seat tube. Most manufacturers measure from the centre of the crank axle (bottom bracket) to the top of the seat tube, where the seat post is inserted.

Unfortunately, some manufacturers measure their models from the intersection of the top tube and seat post to the crank axle, which can throw out some of the sizings, so if ever in doubt consult one of our experts in our sales team or in store. Manufacturers quote sizes in different ways, some quote the size in centimetres, some in inches and some as a frame size (such as Small, Medium, Large, etc). Although the size of frames are based on the measurement of the seat tube, ití»s not just the seat tube that changes depending on the size - the entire frame changes in proportion to the frame size.





Mountain bike sizing chart

 

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Mountain bike sizing chart (hardtail & full suspension)

  Rider Height Frame Size Suggested
  Feet and Inches Centimetres Inches Size
4' 10" - 5' 2" 148 - 158 13 - 14 XS
5' 2" - 5 '6" 158 - 168 15 - 16 S
5' '6" - 5' 10" 168 - 178 17 - 18 M
5' 10" - 6' 1" 178 - 185 19 - 20 L
6' 1" - 6' 4" 185 - 193 21 - 22 XL
6 '4" - 6' 6" 193 - 198 23 - 24 XXL
       


Women's mountain bike sizing chart (hardtail & full suspension)

  Rider Height Frame Size Suggested
  Feet and Inches Centimetres Inches Size
4' 10" - 5' 2" 148 - 158 13 - 14 XS
5' 2" - 5 '6" 158 - 168 15 - 16 S
5' 6" - 5' 10" 168 - 178 17 - 18 M
5' 10" - 6' 1" 178 - 185 19+ L
       

Please note

Women's mountain bikes have specific differences to men's mountain bikes.




Road bike sizing chart

 

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Road bike sizing chart

  Rider Height Frame Size Suggested
  Feet and Inches Centimetres Centimetres Size
4' 10" - 5 '0" 148 - 152 43  - 45 XXS
5' 0 "- 5' 3" 152 - 160 45 -  46 XSS
5' 3" - 5' 6" 160 - 168 46 - 49 XS
5 6" - 5' 9" 168 - 175 48 - 52 S
5' 9" - 6' 0" 175 - 183 53 - 56 M-L
6' 0" - 6' 3" 183 - 191 56 - 59 L-XL
6' 3" - 6' 6" 191 - 198 59 - 63
XXL
       

Women's road bike sizing chart

  Rider Height Frame Size Suggested
  Feet and Inches Centimetres Centimetres Size
4' 10" - 5' 1" 147 - 155 43 - 45 XXS
5' 1" - 5' 3" 155 - 160 43 - 45 XXS
5' 3" - 5' 5" 160 - 165 45 - 47 XS
5' 5" - 5' 8" 165 - 172 46 - 49 XS - S
5' 8" - 5' 10" 172 - 180 50 - 56 S - M - L
       




 
 
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