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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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    09-13-14, 05:20 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. 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
  4. Help me with my fit

    Started by rms13, 06-10-13 03:20 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 63
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    07-10-13, 08:41 PM Go to last post
  5. 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
  6. short legs long torso

    Started by Jimbojo, 06-14-13 11:17 AM
    2 Pages
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    06-21-13, 10:39 PM Go to last post
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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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    11-05-13, 02:10 PM Go to last post
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    08-03-13, 03:31 AM Go to last post
  10. 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
  11. I can't push the seat back far enough

    Started by The Hansenator, 04-06-14 05:24 PM
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    • Replies: 29
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    06-07-14, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  12. 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
  13. Question Buying a Trek Domane... 56 or 58 cm?

    Started by PoorInRichfield, 11-27-13 08:45 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    12-22-13, 02:32 PM Go to last post
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Fitting yourself

    Started by billsmetro, 07-20-13 09:39 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    09-04-13, 05:58 AM Go to last post
  17. 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
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    07-04-13, 10:53 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,681
    11-04-13, 11:31 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,676
    11-12-13, 02:48 PM Go to last post
  18. 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
  19. Just getting into biking, need a different saddle/seat?

    Started by emmenickel, 05-27-13 04:21 PM
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    • Replies: 29
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    06-20-13, 08:58 AM Go to last post
  20. Healthiest posture

    Started by justaguest, 03-17-14 06:58 PM
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    04-24-14, 07:03 PM Go to last post
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    11-19-13, 11:02 PM Go to last post
  21. Which side do you ride on?

    Started by Ekdog, 06-16-13 02:36 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 33
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    07-08-13, 02:14 PM Go to last post
  22. REI bike fitting - any good?

    Started by Cubey, 08-12-13 04:28 PM
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    10-01-13, 10:17 AM Go to last post
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    12-29-13, 11:49 AM Go to last post
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    09-02-14, 02:31 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
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    08-26-13, 09:24 AM Go to last post
  23. Dealer won't commit to a fit

    Started by TiHabanero, 10-14-13 05:21 PM
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    11-04-13, 04:21 AM Go to last post
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    09-07-13, 02:30 PM Go to last post
  24. always riding the saddle's nose

    Started by philbob57, 08-16-13 09:41 PM
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    08-20-13, 04:12 PM Go to last post
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    06-12-14, 08:52 AM Go to last post
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    08-13-13, 11:25 AM Go to last post
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    10-02-13, 10:05 AM Go to last post
  25. Is my bike too small?

    Started by Carl1, 07-03-13 09:32 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    07-08-13, 03:14 AM Go to last post
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. Comment on Fit Based on Photo

    Started by TromboneAl, 06-15-13 12:46 PM
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    07-01-13, 05:21 AM Go to last post
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    09-12-13, 09:02 AM Go to last post
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    10-30-13, 06:08 PM Go to last post
  30. 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
  31. Question Handlebar Reach...

    Started by UnfilteredDregs, 03-17-14 03:58 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    03-23-14, 06:42 PM Go to last post
  32. Fit faq

    Started by RWBlue01, 07-14-13 03:15 PM
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    08-12-13, 02:11 PM Go to last post
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. What size frame for my 5'1" wife?

    Started by smurray, 08-28-13 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,088
    08-30-13, 05:59 AM Go to last post

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