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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 05-23-14, 09:21 AM   #51
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6'2"ish with a 34" inseam. 60cm is the sweet spot for road frames, but the stable includes a 23" (58.5cm) Raleigh Sports, 59cm 912, 60cm Trek 620, and 62cm MKM. I ride large sized mountain bikes -- I think the High Sierra is a 23".
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Old 05-24-14, 04:21 AM   #52
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I am 6'8" and currently ride a 63.5, but.... besides the 64 I haven't found anything larger. This kind of brings me to the question of why Giant doesn't make "giant" frames? Anyways I am very limited to what I can ride. I have Trek 7. 2 FX, fairly new to cycling (2 tlr years) and have made my bike to fit me. I put drop bars on with 120mm stem and the bike feels very comfortable. Night and day difference to what it was before.
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Old 05-26-14, 08:33 AM   #53
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I am 6'8" and currently ride a 63.5, but.... besides the 64 I haven't found anything larger. This kind of brings me to the question of why Giant doesn't make "giant" frames? Anyways I am very limited to what I can ride. I have Trek 7. 2 FX, fairly new to cycling (2 tlr years) and have made my bike to fit me. I put drop bars on with 120mm stem and the bike feels very comfortable. Night and day difference to what it was before.
Have you seen this yet? Not sexy, but huge. When I'm ready for a road bike, I'm giving this one a serious look.

KHS Flite 747 tall road bike designed by Lennard Zinn
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Old 05-29-14, 02:00 PM   #54
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I do believe there is a bike too big for me now. Thanks for the info on that. I don't plan on purchasing a new bike anytime soon, but that will be the one when I do. I've been looking at Surly too, their frame sizes seem to run a little bigger than most.

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Have you seen this yet? Not sexy, but huge. When I'm ready for a road bike, I'm giving this one a serious look.

KHS Flite 747 tall road bike designed by Lennard Zinn
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Old 05-31-14, 07:15 AM   #55
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6'-5" riding 66cm.
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Old 06-11-14, 05:04 PM   #56
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Old 06-15-14, 09:33 AM   #57
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Height 1.70m. Riding BMx with 18.75 inch top tube.
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Old 06-15-14, 02:45 PM   #58
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5' 8.9" (174cm) 32" inseam. Ride a Scott Addict RC, size medium (54cm frame). 172.5mm crank, 110mm stem, inline seat-post.
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Old 06-17-14, 02:55 PM   #59
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Just under 5'8" with a 32", cycling, inseam as measured with CC's online tool. I ride 51cm Wabi's and am very comfortable.
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Old 06-18-14, 08:35 PM   #60
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I am 6'5 with a 36in inseam and I ride a 23in Hybrid (Giant XL size).
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Old 06-18-14, 08:57 PM   #61
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5'6" and ride a 52 with an ETT of 53. I can ride a 50 but it feels too small.
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I'm 6'4'' and my 87 Bridgestone 550 is a 63 cm. It took some adjusting as far as the saddle and handle bars are concerned. But she fits and rides wonderful.
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Old 07-05-14, 04:18 PM   #63
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Old 07-07-14, 04:35 PM   #64
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5' 9", 31-32" inseam. Ride 55 ett. I spend my days racing or training to race [road bikes].
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Old 07-08-14, 11:30 AM   #65
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Wow I had no idea there were so many over 6 foot riders.
6'4 36" inseam, long arms currently riding 58cm cannondale ajdusted as or more comfortable than a previous 25" (63 cm) raleigh

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Old 07-10-14, 08:02 AM   #66
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I'm 5'5" riding a 49cm Wabi Classic
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Old 07-12-14, 08:04 AM   #67
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6'1", 34" inseam, 220# 61cm Cannondale Synapse

My short femurs required a zero offset seat post with the seat all the way forward. That plus long arms led me to fit a 130mm stem and I'm thinking I may need a 140.

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I'm 5-10 with a 31-inch inseam. I ride a "large" bike that is 19 inches from center of crank to top of seat tube. I can comfortably straddle the top bar (30.5 inches) with both feet flat on the ground. My seat is set at 39 inches high. I have longer than normal arms (34-inch shirt sleeve) and appreciate the bike's length.

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Old 07-17-14, 10:35 AM   #69
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6'02 with a 35" inseam.
I ride a 61cm road bike
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I'm 5' 5.5" these days (used to be a shade over 5'6"!) and ride a 2012 Trek 7.4FX with a 17.5" frame. The effective top tube is 548mm. When I look at the geometry statistics, it is virtually the same as a "small" of other bike manufacturers - makes sense as the bike fits just fine.

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Old 07-17-14, 06:49 PM   #71
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5'9", 30" inseam, riding 52cm Cannondale CAAD10-5. Fits great.
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Old 07-18-14, 09:17 AM   #72
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5' 4", riding a 51cm Jamis Quest, a 49cm Wabi Classic, and an old Colnago, exact size unknown.
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Old 07-22-14, 07:02 PM   #74
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I'm 5'7" and ride a 54 cm road bike.
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