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Fitting Your Bike Are you confused about how you should fit a bike to your particular body dimensions? Have you been reading, found the terms Merxx or French Fit, and don’t know what you need? Every style of riding is different- in how you fit the bike to you, and the sizing of the bike itself. It’s more than just measuring your height, reach and inseam. With the help of Bike Fitting, you’ll be able to find the right fit for your frame size, style of riding, and your particular dimensions. Here ya’ go…..the location for everything fit related.

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Old 11-25-13, 09:46 PM   #1
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Question Need help in fitting a road bike

Hey all new to the forums here so don't shoot if this is the wrong place for this topic!
Permission to move!

But anyways I plan on entering a marathon, 150miles and am looking for a road bike
however, I'm not familiar with this territory and need your opinions.

I'm used to riding a Canondale carbon trailbike averaging maybe 50-60 miles a week
I'm 5'10" 160lbs
Don't really want to spend over 800$ so try and be nice

Any other information needed? Like I said not familiar with road bikes and don't know what factors go in to buying a well fitting bike for long rides to reduce stress on limbs, provide best ride etc.

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hows that one feel ? got a tape measure?

know any bike shops? test ride some.
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