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    hybrid bike size - 6 ft tall person

    What is a probable hybrid bike size for someone 6' 0" tall?

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    I'm 6'0" ,and have a 20" hybrid that fits me well.

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    I'm 6' 2" A couple of weeks ago I bought this cannondale Road warrior 3 model.I believe cannondale calls it the "jumbo" size.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Lion Steve View Post
    I'm 6'0" ,and have a 20" hybrid that fits me well.
    Same here, though if I were going to ride any off road I might try an 18".

    Edit; Just ran to the garage and double checked. Mine is a 19" frame. Giant Cypress DX.
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    Hello, Bialy.

    Though there is nothing wrong with thinking ahead about probable sizes, I would suggest the best way to get the right bike for you is test rides of fairly significant length on various sizes and geometries. Though you can have some fun and cover some miles on most any bike, the one just right for you makes a big enough difference to make it worth the time and effort in selecting.
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    That depends on your geometry!

    I am only 5'10" but with a 35" inseam, I end up with a 20" bike with the seat stem all the way up or a 22" with less standover than I would like but enough for the bike to 'fit'. I also have a shorter torso and arms so I have to find a bike with a relatively short top tube or the stretch is too much. I am female but all the women's bikes are too small except the WSD 58" Trek road bikes but I don't want drop bars (in that event the Raleigh cyclo cross fit perfectly).

    Anyhow, most likely 20" but if you have gorilla arms make sure the bars are far enough out (they can put on a longer stem if necessary). A good bike shop is worth a lot to get fitted properly.

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    6'1", 32" inseam. I ride a 20" Trek 7100 and it fits great.
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    I am 6'1" with a 34" inseam and have a 21" Bianchi Bay City.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigwies View Post
    6'1", 32" inseam. I ride a 20" Trek 7100 and it fits great.
    I'm this size (and also a Browns fan) and rock a 21" Raleigh Detour. The salesfolks at your LBS should be able to size you up properly.

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