How to find the right bicycle frame size

Posted by Peet Correia on

Finding the right bike for your lifestyle can be a challenge, but trying to locate the right size bike can be a different challenge all together. 

Whether you're going with a mountain bike, a road bike, a commuter rig, an electric bike or even a gravel bike, the right sizing is essential.

This conversation usually starts with height and weight.

Here is a sizing guide for you to get an idea of what size bicycle could be the best fit for you. 

Hybrid Bike Sizing Chart

Rider Height

Suggested Frame Size

Feet and Inches

Centimeters

Size

Inches

Centimeters

4' 10" - 5' 1"

147 - 155

XS

13 - 14

47 - 49

5' 1" - 5' 5"

155 - 165

S

15 - 16

50 - 52

5' 5" - 5' 9"

165 - 175

M

17 - 18

53 - 54

5' 9" - 6' 0"

175 - 183

L

19 - 20

55 - 57

6' 0" - 6' 3"

183 - 191

XL

21 - 22

58 - 61

6' 3" - 6' 6"

191 - 198

XXL

23 - 25

61 - 63

 

Road Bike Sizing Chart

Rider Height

Suggested Frame Size

Feet and Inches

Centimeters

Size

Centimeters

4' 10" - 5 '0"

148 - 152

XXS

47 - 48

5' 0 "- 5' 3"

152 - 160

XS

49 - 50

5' 3" - 5' 6"

160 - 168

S

51 - 52 - 53

5 6" - 5' 9"

168 - 175

M

54 - 55

5' 9" - 6' 0"

175 - 183

L

56 - 57 - 58

6' 0" - 6' 3"

183 - 191

XL

58 - 59 - 60

6' 3" - 6' 6"

191 - 198

XXL

61 - 62 - 63

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Women's Road Bike Sizing Chart

Rider Height

Suggested Frame Size

Feet and Inches

Centimetres

Size

Centimeters

4' 10" - 5' 1"

147 - 155

XXS

44 - 45 -46

5' 1" - 5' 3"

155 - 160

XS

47 - 48 - 49

5' 3" - 5' 5"

160 - 165

S

50 - 51 -52

5' 5" - 5' 8"

165 - 172

M

53 - 54 -55

5' 8" - 5' 10"

172 - 180

L

56 - 57

 

Mountain Bike Sizing Chart

Rider Height

Suggested Frame Size

Feet and Inches

Centimeters

Size

Inches

4' 10" - 5' 2"

148 - 158

XS

13 - 14

5' 2" - 5 '6"

158 - 168

S

15 - 16

5' '6" - 5' 10"

168 - 178

M

17 - 18

5' 10" - 6' 1"

178 - 185

L

19 - 20

6' 1" - 6' 4"

185 - 193

XL

21 - 22

6 '4" - 6' 6"

193 - 198

XXL

23 - 24

 

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Women's Mountain Bike Sizing Chart

Rider Height

Suggested Frame Size

Feet and Inches

Centimetres

Size

Inches

4' 10" - 5' 2"

148 - 158

XS

13 - 14

5' 2" - 5 '6"

158 - 168

S

15 -16

5' 6" - 5' 10"

168 - 178

M

17 - 18

5' 10" - 6' 1"

178 - 185

L

19+

 

Children's Bike Sizing Chart

Rider Age or Height

Suggested Size

Age

Feet and Inches

Centimeters

 

2 - 5 years

2' 10" - 3' 7"

85 - 110

Run bikes

2 - 4 years

2' 10" - 3' 4"

85 - 100

12" wheel diameter

5 - 7 years

3' 4" - 4' 0"

100 - 120

16" wheel diameter

7 - 9 years

4' 0" - 4' 5"

120 - 135

20" wheel diameter

9 - 11 years

4' 5" - 4' 9"

135 - 145

24" wheel diameter

11+ years

4' 9"+

145+

26" wheel diameter


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