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Old 05-09-08, 06:25 PM   #1
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Newbie need help with bike sizing

I'm first time road bike buyer looking for some advice on what bike size i should get. I'm 5'9 3/4 with a inseam 32.5". I know i fall in between 54cm and 56cm, but unsure on which size would better suit me. Also, i've input my measurement in fit calculator on and and here are my result.

The Competitive The Eddy Fit The French Fit
Seat Tube Range C-C 53.5-54.0 54.7-55.2 56.4-56.9
Seat Tube Range C-T 55.1-55.6 56.3-56.8 58.0-58.5
Top Tube Length 54.2-54.6 54.2-54.6 55.4-55.8
Stem Lengthh 11.2-11.8 10.1-10.7 10.3-10.7
BB-Saddle Position 75.5-77.5 74.7-76.7 73.0-75.0
Saddle-Handlebar 52.3-52.9 53.1-53.7 54.8-55.4
Saddle Setback 4.1-4.5 5.3-5.7 4.8-5.2

Gender M
Inseam 32.5 in
Trunk 26.25 in
Forearm 13 in
Arm 24.75 in
Thigh 23.5 in
Lower Leg 22 in
Sternal Notch 57.5 in
Total Body Height 135 in

WS Recommended Sizes
Frame Size center-to-center: 54 cm
Frame Size center-to-top: 55 cm
Overall Reach: 67.18 cm
Saddle Height: 72.89 cm
Handlebar Width: 44 cm

Height: 69.68 in
Sternum Notch: 57.50 in
Inseam Length: 32.50 in
Arm Length: 24.75 in
Shoulder Width: 17.00 in
Flexiblity: 6
Weight: 135.00 lbs
Foot Size: 8.50 USMens

Which size bike do u think will fit best?
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