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Track bike sizing

Old 07-23-23, 01:40 PM
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Track bike sizing

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please can I have some advice for sizing for a track bike. So, 70 kg 15 yr old boy 57/58 tall with a 6 armspan. Currently rides a 55 cm Orbea road bike. Looking to build his own decent track bike. He is currently riding a standard 54 cm Dolan precursa on the track but wants to upgrade. Track is a mixture of disciplines on indoor and outdoor velodrome. Coach says he will end up a pursuit rider but we absolutely don't know yet. We have had very conflicting advice from experts in the field. Some say he should size up to get a straighter back and longer reach, others say size down to get a bigger drop. We have been advised to get anything from a 53 to a 59 cm. We are interested in the Dolan precursa but not fixed on it. Help!
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Is he still growing? How long til he outgrows any new bike?

That said - size up.
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