Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Croatia, Zagreb
Bikes: buying new.....
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Originally Posted by mgwadz
That formula is for fitting a road bike. With a mtn bike, there is often a lot more standover-clearance, and mtn bikes come in all sorts of different frame styles. so, the measurements tend to be somewhat arbitrary.
if I had to guess, I'd say you needed in the neighborhood of a 21" frame (since you are about the same size as me)., but really the number doesn't mean much.
obviously the best thing would be to try out the bike in person. failing that, try to find a sizing chart on their website (is that Polish? I didnt' try to look much)
Thanx for reply
This is trekking bike, not MTN, but yes, looks like that formula is for road bikes (I wasn't sure).
I found some web sites where they use formula for all bikes...
Author bikes are from Czech Republic, not Poland. I tried Author Classic SX (22") and
it fits fine but I had one idea that size of horizontal tube (connecting seat - fork) should
be longer. Now I made compromise, and I decided to buy 22" size of that Synergy.
Still, I cannot find any other bike with similar equipment. It's the only one