Frame Size Question

Discussion in 'Bicycle Mechanics and Repairs' started by Baja Dan, 20 Jul 2012.

  1. Baja Dan

    Baja Dan Regular

    How do you know?
     
  2. Aiden_23

    Aiden_23 Active Member

    You just know!!!! Get yourself down to your LBS and they will hook you up with a few different sizes see what you feel comfy on.
     
  3. asterix

    asterix Comrade Member

    Location:
    Limoges or York
    It's not a simple thing IMO, where you can just sit on a bike and because everything is within reach it fits!

    I have spent a lot of time tweaking things, stem lengths, saddle position and so on. Then I had a bike made for me by Roberts and it was almost perfect from day one. The only change I made to their set up was to lower the saddle nose by an almost imperceptible amount.

    Earlier I had a bike made for me by a shop who will be nameless* and it was a shambles, so not all bike shops are your friend. The last bike I bought, for utility, was from Evans, York this year. They were helpful, let me go out for a good test ride, twice.

    * a long time ago now.
     
  4. daddyshambles

    daddyshambles Active Member

    Location:
    Paisley
    measure from the middle of the crank at the bottom bracket to the top of the frame under the saddle, in inches
     
  5. gwhite

    gwhite Über Member

    Location:
    Auchtermuchty Fife
    This would only give you the length of the seat tube but one also needs the length of the Top tube which is equally important.
     
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