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Old 11-22-11, 07:36 AM   #1
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Need help with the right size frame!

I'm looking to buy a bike but im not sure what size I should get. I think I'm gooing to be buying a Kilo TT Stripper edition but I have no clue which one to get. I'm 5'6 to 5'7 and the sizes they give me are 53cm 55cm and 57cm any suggestions? please i need help
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Old 11-22-11, 07:44 AM   #2
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In before Jaytron, or is he not doing that any more?
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Old 11-22-11, 03:53 PM   #3
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http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...r-Kilo-TT-47cm

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...ng-Please-Help!!!

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...kilo-tt-sizing

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...ut-need-advice!

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...Kilo-TT-Sizing

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...-Kilo-Stripper


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53.

im 5'11" -6'
55 fits me a tiny tiny bit on the small side.
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I'd do the fit calculator (http://www.competitivecyclist.com/za...LCULATOR_INTRO) and go from there.

Everyone is different
ie. I'm 5'10" and a 53 kilo feels good to me but not everyone who is 5'10" has the same proportions.
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In before Jaytron, or is he not doing that any more?
I don't know. I think it's old.

Pretty much this.
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Jesse's probably not doing it because he has a messed up clavicle, man!
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Oh ouch, hope he gets better. OP, Jaytron usually pipes up with the competitive cyclist fit calculator link. He's helpful that way.
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I had a 50cm kilo and it fit me well at 5'4" since I had long legs. I have couple other friends that are 5'7" 5'8" that also ride at 50cm and the frame fits them as well. I have one friend at 5'10" that has a 53cm and it fits him fine. Of the sizes youve given, I'd suggest that you get the 53cm if they are out of the 50cm.
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53.

I'm 6' and ride a 54..
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Kilos have pretty long top tubes, so if you have relatively short arms for your height, then go a size down from what you think you'd normally fit.

Also, they fit a size bigger, so keep that in mind.
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