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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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    06-11-13, 08:26 PM Go to last post
  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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    03-11-15, 10:39 AM Go to last post
  2. Elbow pain

    Started by ExMachina, 05-31-04 03:12 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    06-17-13, 07:24 PM Go to last post
  3. Is my road bike too big for me?

    Started by lawlessbeanr, 06-01-14 10:38 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
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    08-13-14, 08:52 PM Go to last post
  4. Question Buying a Trek Domane... 56 or 58 cm?

    Started by PoorInRichfield, 11-27-13 08:45 AM
    • Replies: 17
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    11-15-14, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  5. short legs long torso

    Started by Jimbojo, 06-14-13 11:17 AM
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    07-29-15, 08:51 PM Go to last post
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    08-03-13, 03:31 AM Go to last post
  6. Saddle lower than hoods

    Started by MoreBlackSwan, 07-10-13 05:54 PM
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    • Replies: 66
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    09-01-13, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  7. Help deciding on frame size. PICS.

    Started by apetro3, 07-15-13 02:57 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
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    09-30-13, 06:23 AM Go to last post
  8. Help me with my fit

    Started by rms13, 06-10-13 03:20 PM
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    07-10-13, 08:41 PM Go to last post
  9. Frame size advice - Cannondale Synapse 2014

    Started by nonamed, 01-18-14 11:55 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    01-19-14, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  10. Too Much Pressure On My Hands

    Started by skycyclepilot, 07-27-14 06:29 PM
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    • Replies: 61
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    07-30-14, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  11. Worried about standover height on an already purchased bike

    Started by cmg1227, 06-25-13 09:24 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 42
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    07-10-13, 04:43 PM Go to last post
  12. I can't push the seat back far enough

    Started by The Hansenator, 04-06-14 05:24 PM
    2 Pages
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    06-07-14, 07:44 AM Go to last post
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    11-04-13, 11:31 AM Go to last post
  13. Taller stem? (seat at lowest point and still hand pressure)

    Started by Velo Mellow, 10-05-14 11:30 AM
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    • Replies: 34
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    10-13-14, 10:09 AM Go to last post
  14. 56cm at 6'2?

    Started by Tel0004, 08-07-13 05:43 AM
    • Replies: 21
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    09-24-13, 04:49 PM Go to last post
  15. 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
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    06-12-14, 08:52 AM Go to last post
  16. When is a frame too big?

    Started by greenbubba, 06-01-14 08:52 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
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    07-29-14, 05:55 PM Go to last post
  17. expensive mistake in frame size; need advice

    Started by Cori77, 06-12-14 12:51 AM
    • Replies: 17
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    06-19-14, 11:59 AM Go to last post
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    09-05-14, 02:08 PM Go to last post
  18. Advise regarding issue with sensitive men part

    Started by vsopking, 12-11-13 10:43 AM
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    • Replies: 32
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    04-24-14, 07:46 AM Go to last post
  19. Fit Of Road Racers, Today Vs Yesterday

    Started by jyl, 01-25-14 03:27 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
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    02-07-14, 11:35 PM Go to last post
  20. Ideal Reach (Saddle To Bar) For Road Bike?

    Started by jyl, 07-30-14 01:19 PM
    • Replies: 22
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    08-09-14, 09:04 AM Go to last post
  21. Are bike shops putting me on the wrong size bike?

    Started by paladyr, 08-17-14 10:32 AM
    2 Pages
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    08-24-14, 02:29 PM Go to last post
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    11-05-13, 02:10 PM Go to last post
  22. Arrow Will a short stem ruin bike handling?

    Started by 1938 Autocycle, 11-20-13 08:49 PM
    • Replies: 22
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    02-05-14, 09:02 AM Go to last post
  23. What size frame for my 5'1" wife?

    Started by smurray, 08-28-13 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    08-30-13, 05:59 AM Go to last post
  24. REI bike fitting - any good?

    Started by Cubey, 08-12-13 04:28 PM
    • Replies: 22
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    10-01-13, 10:17 AM Go to last post
  25. Hip flexor pain and saddle height?

    Started by evrythngsgngrn, 05-08-14 08:12 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    06-02-14, 03:22 PM Go to last post
  26. How does my road fit look?

    Started by BillClinton, 10-06-14 06:07 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
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    12-17-14, 01:45 PM Go to last post
  27. is my bike to small or fitted right

    Started by admonisher, 07-27-14 05:49 PM
    • Replies: 21
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    08-19-14, 10:53 AM Go to last post
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    03-20-15, 08:11 PM Go to last post
  28. How to stop sliding forward on the saddle

    Started by philbob57, 09-08-14 12:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    10-05-14, 07:19 PM Go to last post
  29. Seat Height / Leg Angle

    Started by Noonievut, 09-11-14 10:50 AM
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    11-02-14, 03:42 AM Go to last post
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    11-01-13, 01:22 PM Go to last post
  30. Saddle angle measurement?

    Started by HydroG33r, 08-26-13 11:23 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    09-14-13, 07:32 PM Go to last post
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    09-06-14, 11:38 PM Go to last post
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    09-02-14, 02:31 PM Go to last post
  31. Bit too tall for Jake The Snake 2014?

    Started by tusker, 01-22-14 05:38 AM
    • Replies: 18
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    03-14-14, 03:09 AM Go to last post
  32. Saddles: size, shape, and saddle "geometry": a discussion

    Started by Wheever, 05-15-15 01:22 PM
    2 Pages
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    rhm
    07-06-15, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  33. Just getting into biking, need a different saddle/seat?

    Started by emmenickel, 05-27-13 04:21 PM
    2 Pages
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    06-20-13, 08:58 AM Go to last post
  34. Question Need Help with MERIDA Reacto 5000

    Started by thedoctor13, 11-18-14 04:02 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    11-23-14, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  35. Surly Long Haul Trucker Question

    Started by Tandem Tom, 08-03-13 09:00 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    01-12-14, 11:02 AM Go to last post
  36. 5''11 with a 29 inseam

    Started by Shadowjaxs, 02-27-14 02:48 PM
    • Replies: 23
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    08-29-15, 10:13 AM Go to last post
  37. Adjustable Stem?

    Started by klepto1, 08-07-14 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    08-31-14, 09:29 PM Go to last post
  38. Fitting yourself

    Started by billsmetro, 07-20-13 09:39 PM
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    04-25-15, 11:25 AM Go to last post
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    07-04-13, 10:53 AM Go to last post
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    11-12-13, 02:48 PM Go to last post

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