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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 06-22-14, 09:33 AM   #26
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Not being safe to ever assume anything, it might be a good time to inquire if you are adjusting the headset with all of this spacer, handlebars and stem manuverings.
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Old 06-24-14, 12:00 PM   #27
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Not necessarily. I rode a too small bike for years. I felt scrunched up. Got irritating over the long run.
were you already running a 110+mm stem?
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Old 07-24-14, 07:57 PM   #28
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Sounds like you are a man (touching my ball, *giggle*). Yeah, you are right, when you are standing with your bike shoes riding over the middle bar of your bike. You crotch should barely not touch it. Means that bike fits on you if you have 5"9, a 54cm frame bike should be fine. You can go one size down (51 cm) , but not one size up (58cm), which does not fit you comfortably!


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Old 08-10-14, 07:39 AM   #29
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Hey man, this vid might help - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAl_5e7bIHk

I took a look at the video and spotted this one on the sidebar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKnfqoapMao

I like Lloyd and looked at some of the other fitting videos from GCN. I found it interesting when they suggest choosing the type of bike by having the rider touch their toes.
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Old 08-13-14, 08:52 PM   #30
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You can pick up gently used seat posts and stems from eBay for a fraction of their original price. You should buy a zero offset seat post, which will allow you to move your seat further forward.
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