Hello all, I'm new to the whole fixed gear scene. Looking for a bike as a daily commuter also to lose some weight lol. Not sure exactly what size bike to get, large or XLarge. I'm about 6'1", someone told me to get a 61cm bike. What sites do you recommend to buy some gear? I'm on a budget of like $400 max. Just looking for something I can ride around, doesn't have to be fancy. Thanks.
Measure your inseam and that'll give you a better judge for a size than just your height. the kilo will probably be your best bet unless you're willing to hop on craigslist and check out the local scene for a used ss/fixed. Plenty of those where I live, all in immaculate shape.
I still haven't gotten a bike yet lol. Plans didn't work out, so I didn't need one just yet. Ok I'm still a little confused on which size to get. I took my measurments in wrench science ( a few of them were confusing, so if it looks weird thats why). I plan on going with one of the mercier kilo's. Still don't know which size to get.
I guess some of your measurements must have been off.I had great results with the fit calculator on competitive cyclist.It also helps to have someone help you measure for greater accuracy.
Also,toptube length is more important than seattube/standover.
Last edited by Build your own; 02-28-11 at 04:19 AM.