Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  

Go Back   > >

General Cycling Discussion Have a cycling related question or comment that doesn't fit in one of the other specialty forums? Drop on in and post in here! When possible, please select the forum above that most fits your post!

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-05-10, 07:28 AM   #1
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 1
What size bike would fit me best? and a couple questions.

I haven't biked much since i was 18 and want to start again as the summers come around. I just turned 21 now, and I've grown a couple inches since then.

I'm looking for a bike mostly for downhill/trail riding with a bit of city travel to work (close to home). I was interested in a Norco Rampage/Manik.

I'm 6'4/5, with a leg length of 34/35 (for jeans).
I was thinking a 20-21" frame would be best for me but I'm not sure since I've been out of the loop for so long.

Vladp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-10, 02:39 PM   #2
Life is good
RonH's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Not far from the Withlacoochee Trail. 🚴🏻
Bikes: My beloved 2001 Litespeed Tuscany and my 2014 Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-Mod
Posts: 15,900
Visit your local bike shop and they will tell you want size frame you'll need.

And Jesus looking upon them saith, "With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible." - Mark 10:27
RonH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-10, 03:29 PM   #3
vinced's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Hampton, Va
Bikes: Schwinn World Sport, Trek 700 Hybrid, Lemond Alpe D'huez
Posts: 32
I agree with RonH. I recently went bike shopping and discovered that depending on the manufacture of the bike, I fit a 54 or 55 cm frame, and even then my LBS had to switch out stems.
vinced is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:57 PM.