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Forum: 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.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Welcome to our New Bike Fitting Forum.

    Started by Tom Stormcrowe, 06-11-13 08:26 PM
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  1. How tall are you and what size frames do you ride?

    Started by rms13, 04-29-14 10:35 AM
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    08-01-14, 04:31 PM Go to last post
  2. Saddle lower than hoods

    Started by MoreBlackSwan, 07-10-13 05:54 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 66
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    09-01-13, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  3. Help me with my fit

    Started by rms13, 06-10-13 03:20 PM
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    • Replies: 63
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    07-10-13, 08:41 PM Go to last post
  4. Too Much Pressure On My Hands

    Started by skycyclepilot, 07-27-14 06:29 PM
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    07-30-14, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  5. Help deciding on frame size. PICS.

    Started by apetro3, 07-15-13 02:57 PM
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    09-30-13, 06:23 AM Go to last post
  6. Worried about standover height on an already purchased bike

    Started by cmg1227, 06-25-13 09:24 PM
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    07-10-13, 04:43 PM Go to last post
  7. Need help choosing a bike size, new member.

    Started by Lambchops_SA, 06-24-13 01:28 AM
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    07-02-13, 05:36 AM Go to last post
  8. Which side do you ride on?

    Started by Ekdog, 06-16-13 02:36 PM
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    07-08-13, 02:14 PM Go to last post
  9. A new (I think) rule of thumb regarding bike fit

    Started by sreten, 07-06-13 02:50 PM
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    07-10-13, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  10. Advise regarding issue with sensitive men part

    Started by vsopking, 12-11-13 10:43 AM
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    04-24-14, 07:46 AM Go to last post
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    07-04-13, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  11. I can't push the seat back far enough

    Started by The Hansenator, 04-06-14 05:24 PM
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    jyl
    07-11-13, 11:59 PM Go to last post
  12. Just getting into biking, need a different saddle/seat?

    Started by emmenickel, 05-27-13 04:21 PM
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    06-20-13, 08:58 AM Go to last post
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    11-19-13, 11:02 PM Go to last post
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    11-05-13, 02:10 PM Go to last post
  13. short legs long torso

    Started by Jimbojo, 06-14-13 11:17 AM
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    06-21-13, 10:39 PM Go to last post
  14. Is a professional bike fit really necessary?

    Started by aprieto28, 04-26-14 08:47 PM
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    07-24-14, 08:21 PM Go to last post
  15. Is my road bike too big for me?

    Started by lawlessbeanr, 06-01-14 10:38 PM
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    • Replies: 27
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    07-24-14, 07:57 PM Go to last post
  16. Seat Position Not Comfortable

    Started by SewHelpMe, 07-21-13 06:01 PM
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    07-25-13, 08:03 PM Go to last post
  17. When is a frame too big?

    Started by greenbubba, 06-01-14 08:52 PM
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    07-29-14, 05:55 PM Go to last post
  18. Tire/rim size confusion

    Started by Gozz, 02-23-14 09:39 PM
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    03-03-14, 01:46 PM Go to last post
  19. Dealer won't commit to a fit

    Started by TiHabanero, 10-14-13 05:21 PM
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    • Replies: 26
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    11-04-13, 04:21 AM Go to last post
  20. Fit Of Road Racers, Today Vs Yesterday

    Started by jyl, 01-25-14 03:27 PM
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    • Replies: 25
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    02-07-14, 11:35 PM Go to last post
  21. Feet falling asleep

    Started by PhotoJoe, 06-12-13 07:40 AM
    • Replies: 24
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    07-12-13, 10:41 AM Go to last post
  22. Shoulder Pain Solution?

    Started by BROOKLINEBIKER, 06-03-14 07:05 PM
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    06-09-14, 08:56 PM Go to last post
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    07-11-13, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  23. fitting on a larger road frame

    Started by xifias, 04-10-14 02:21 PM
    • Replies: 22
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    04-14-14, 08:15 AM Go to last post
  24. REI bike fitting - any good?

    Started by Cubey, 08-12-13 04:28 PM
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    08-01-14, 03:42 PM Go to last post
  25. Arrow Will a short stem ruin bike handling?

    Started by 1938 Autocycle, 11-20-13 08:49 PM
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    02-05-14, 09:02 AM Go to last post
  26. How's my fit?

    Started by Xsive, 02-11-14 07:48 PM
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    02-15-14, 08:57 AM Go to last post
  27. 56cm at 6'2?

    Started by Tel0004, 08-07-13 05:43 AM
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    09-24-13, 04:49 PM Go to last post
  28. Gradually moving forward on the saddle?

    Started by kingsqueak, 07-27-13 11:49 AM
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    07-31-13, 02:34 PM Go to last post
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    07-08-13, 04:22 PM Go to last post
  29. Evaluating features of a hybrid

    Started by Rich Gibson, 07-08-13 08:49 PM
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    12-29-13, 10:08 PM Go to last post
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    11-12-13, 02:48 PM Go to last post
  30. Frame size tolerance

    Started by rhlee, 12-04-13 08:07 PM
    • Replies: 19
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    01-12-14, 06:14 AM Go to last post
  31. 5''11 with a 29 inseam

    Started by Shadowjaxs, 02-27-14 02:48 PM
    • Replies: 18
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    03-05-14, 03:23 PM Go to last post
  32. Ideal Reach (Saddle To Bar) For Road Bike?

    Started by jyl, 07-30-14 01:19 PM
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    08-13-13, 11:25 AM Go to last post
  33. Bit too tall for Jake The Snake 2014?

    Started by tusker, 01-22-14 05:38 AM
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    03-14-14, 03:09 AM Go to last post
  34. Straight vs. Setback Post

    Started by PhotoJoe, 07-12-14 03:50 PM
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    07-24-13, 10:12 AM Go to last post
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    04-16-14, 09:39 AM Go to last post
  35. always riding the saddle's nose

    Started by philbob57, 08-16-13 09:41 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    08-20-13, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  36. Another rule of thumb

    Started by sreten, 08-11-13 07:24 PM
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    08-15-13, 08:59 AM Go to last post
  37. Drops vs Hoods fit

    Started by wphamilton, 08-27-13 08:19 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 803
    08-30-13, 06:54 AM Go to last post

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