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How tall are you and what frame size do you ride?

Old 06-05-18, 11:40 AM
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6' (or 6'1") here and ride between a 60cm and 63.5cm (aka 25") frame. I've got long legs for my height, so this gets the stack in the right place and I'll run a shorter than typical stem to get the reach right.
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Old 06-05-18, 11:58 AM
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Originally Posted by ChicagoWinter98 View Post
Hey everyone, I am trying to gather some insight on pairing frame size with height.
I always been riding a 54 cm but I am thinking about moving to a 53 cm. I am 5 feet 8 inches. I know there are a lot of factors like leg length, arm reach, etc, but still I want to know!
5'6 with probably less than average length legs. Most of my bikes are in the 53 - 54 cm range c to t, horizontal. Have a couple 52cm bikes and one 56 cm that I road for about 23 years and one 58 cm that I can't ride -- it's for my larger nephews when they visit.
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Old 06-05-18, 02:41 PM
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5’7” and am very comfortable on a 54.
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Old 06-05-18, 05:07 PM
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6'1" Ride a 61cm Trek, 60cm Cannondale road, and 20" Cannondale MTB. My legs are a bit short for my height, but I still need the stretch for the torso.
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Old 06-05-18, 10:03 PM
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I am 5’11 3/4” and I ride. A 58. 56 feels to small and 58 is good with a shorter stem. A 57 would be perfect for my body. This according to my lbs after a bike fit.
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Old 06-06-18, 12:22 AM
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I'm 6 foot, and ride a range of frame sizes from a 22 inch Gitane to a 24 inch BSA.
As long as they're not too large most frames can be made to fit by stem height and length adjustment and height and fore and aft movement of the saddle.
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Old 06-06-18, 02:57 AM
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My Crosstrail is XL and I'm 200cm tall (6'56"). XL is supposed to be for riders that are 181 to 193cm tall but I'm very comfortable on it.
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Old 06-06-18, 06:32 AM
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I am 5-9, and on both my recumbent bike and trike I have the medium length boom.
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Old 06-06-18, 11:18 AM
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6'-3"
58 frame (575 VTT)
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Old 06-06-18, 01:47 PM
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I'm 5'7, ride a 52cm
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Old 06-06-18, 06:07 PM
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5'10" and 56cm for road bikes for the most part. I was looking at a used Ridley Noah with a seat mast. The owner was one inch taller than me but had the seat mast cut almost two inches too short for me. I am right at 72cm from center of bb to top of seat rails with my current setup (Speedplay Zero's, Flite saddle and 172.5 cranks).
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Old 06-06-18, 06:19 PM
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185 cm (6'1").
58 cm Double Cross, more or less horizontal top tube.
55 cm (XL) hybrid, slanted top tube.
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I'm 5'8" and ride a 54. I'm comfortable on a 56 and rode that size in the 70s. I've ridden a 52 and it felt much too small.
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I am 5ft 7in and ride with a 17in frame on my main bike.
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6’6”, I almost exclusively ride custom to get a long enough top tube. Frame size has no meaning, because you just raise the seatpost. But having a stem that is too long or too short does not ride well.
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Old 06-06-18, 11:00 PM
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Originally Posted by sdmc530 View Post
I am 511 3/4 and I ride. A 58. 56 feels to small and 58 is good with a shorter stem. A 57 would be perfect for my body. This according to my lbs after a bike fit.
I'm the same height, 5'11 and a little, and do ride a 57 cm bike. It does fit nice! I also ride a couple of 58 cm bikes, and they also fit well with a shorter stem.
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Old 06-06-18, 11:02 PM
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I am of the height I am and ride a bike that fits my size which is more then just the height measurement but also inseam, reach and some other factors that also include the bike geometry. I prefer to test ride a bike to figure size rather than guess from what someone else rides because who knows if their sizing is right. People love to get out of fitting and squirm away like it is some horrible thing that will hurt them or something. In reality it is a good way to find the right size bike or get your bike to fit you better and help you fit on your bike better. I think everyone who owns an adult bike should go for a fitting because it can be quite the change for you in a really good way.
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Old 06-06-18, 11:19 PM
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I am now 5' 8.5". I used to ride a vintage Fuji road at 57.5cm. I now ride a 55cm. road bike. I use a "French Fit" with handlebars and saddle height very close to level. Anything smaller than a 55 makes me feel like my head is too far forward and I am scrunched up.
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Old 06-07-18, 06:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Doug64 View Post
I'm the same height, 5'11 and a little, and do ride a 57 cm bike. It does fit nice! I also ride a couple of 58 cm bikes, and they also fit well with a shorter stem.

i didnt know anyone made odd sized bikes. What are you riding? I would love to get a 57 the sweet size for me.
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Old 06-07-18, 08:06 AM
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6'8", 64cm road bikes.
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Old 06-07-18, 08:27 AM
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6-1, and I ride roughly a 60cm or 21in frame plus or minus a little bit depending on how it feels.
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Old 06-07-18, 08:53 AM
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5'10" which bike style "? ... In different types their size (seat tube length) differs.

I own a Brompton they only make 1 frame size bike, but it is very adjustable.
and the other bits are where the fit options are ..

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Old 06-07-18, 05:36 PM
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Frame size

I am 6' tall and ride a 2017 Specialized Roubaix which is 56cm. Also have a 17 Kona Sutra which is 54cm, I had a 56cm Sutra but it seemed tall for me. I replaced the 90mm stem on the 54cm Sutra with a 100mm and it feels great.
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Old 06-07-18, 09:00 PM
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6 feet tall. I have Specialized Allez and Roubaix compact frames marked as 56cm. My Culprit is 55, with a long stem. My vintage bikes with horizontal bars are 56cm seat post.
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Old 06-08-18, 08:03 AM
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5'8"

My two road bikes are 52 and 54 (CAAD12 & Trek 2000)

All of my mountain bikes are medium/ 18"
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