Mountain Biking - Anyone out there 5'10? If so what size bike do you ride?
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06-01-08, 01:48 AM
Hey, is there anyone out there 5'10? If so what size bike do you ride?
06-01-08, 06:08 AM
i would just go and try them out. me and my friend are both 5'9 and he has longer legs than me. i think he rides like a 19 or something and i only ride a 16.
Im bang on 6 foot and a 19" giant XCish bike fit me. I'm pretty even as far as torso/leg ratio goes.
I do however ride a size small iron horse DH bike.
06-01-08, 01:38 PM
I'm a little bit over 5'10" with a 32" inseam and ride a 56cm or 19.5" on my mtn. bike.
06-01-08, 04:40 PM
Im 5'10'' and ride a 17.5'' and it works great.
5'10.5" and ride a 20" Giant Yukon
06-01-08, 05:32 PM
5' 10" is about average height for a man, so start looking with whatever the bike manufacturer labels as "medium". Proportions matter as much as total height, though, so try a variety.
06-01-08, 07:39 PM
I'm 5'10" [5'11" on a good day] and ride a 54 cm Cervelo, a 17" Brodie, a medium Trek and a large Titus.
06-03-08, 07:57 PM
16, or 18, aka medium. I had a 19 that was perfect on fire road type riding, but was a handful on anything technical. It felt like driving a school bus in a F1 race.
I'm 5'11" about a 33ish inseam, and was very happy with the fit of a Medium Gary Fisher 29er. In fact, my new frame pretty much duplicates the effective top tube and seat tube of a medium Fisher.
06-03-08, 08:28 PM
I'm 5'10" and ride a 19" specialized hardrock i ride a 56cm (or 57cm can't remember) scattante r-660
It depends on your proportions too, not just your height. If you have short legs and a long torso you may have a different bike than someone with long legs and a short torso.
06-03-08, 10:01 PM
Me: 5'-10", 30" inseam.
My bikes: road 55cm. , hardtail 17", FS 18" .
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