How To Choose A Suitable Bike Frame Size
How To Choose A Suitable Bike Frame Size?
A proper frame size would bring you more fun and good experience when biking.
You may find different methods to help you choose the frames size which fits your body, by the calculator or by Calculation formula.
Here is our advice for your choosing.
Know what is the Bike frame size.
It may be different from the different company.
Some bikes are measured instead to the intersection of the centerline of the top tube with the centerline of the seat tube.
Some bikes are measured to the top edge of the top tube, even though the seat tube protrudes higher up.
So when you choose a suitable frame size, you should know how they are measured first!
Here in our company, the frame size means measuring from the centre of the bottom bracket to the top end of the seat tube.
The sizing chart below offer suggestion on your height and leg length.
Reading the Charts
- Find your height on the left column(s)
- For Road Bikes and Mountain Bikes
- Find your inseam across the top, in either inches or centimetres (cm)
- Find where the two columns intersect – this is your general frame size
- For BMX BikesAny frame sizes highlighted in yellow may work for you
- Find the “X” and “-” for your height, and look at the frame size in the column heading
- Crank size/length is also shown at the very bottom
- Depending on your riding style, body type, and personal preference, you may prefer a smaller or larger frame, but you can use this size as a starting point.
Measuring Your Height
- Remove your shoes.
- Stand with your back against the wall, feet just less than shoulder-width apart.
- Have someone measure from the ground to the top of your head.
- Jot down your height in inches or centimetres (cm).
Measuring Your Leg Length / Inseam
- Your leg length or bicycle inseam is different than clothing inseam or jean size.
- Start by removing your shoes.
- Stand with your back against the wall, feet about shoulder width apart.
- Put a large book between your legs, with its spine firmly up against your crotch.
- Have someone measure from the floor to the spine of the book.
- Jot down your inseam in inches (in) or centimeters (cm).