Bike Size Guide

The information below is a general guide on bike frame sizes. The actual size may vary a little bit as manufacturers incorporate their designs in the product.

Bike Size Guide: Mountain Bikes

Those who stand 4′ 10" – 5′ 2" (148 – 158 cm) should get frame size 13 – 14 inches; that’s size XS. If you’re between 5′ 2" – 5 ’6" (158 – 168 cm) the frame recommended is 15 – 16 inches (size S). Those who stand 5′ ’6" – 5′ 10" (168 – 178 cm) should get 17 – 18 inch frames (M).

For those 5′ 10" – 6′ 1" (178 – 185 cm), the suggested frame is 19 – 20 inches (L). If you stand 6′ 1" – 6′ 4" (185 – 193 cm), the recommended bike frame is 21 – 22 inches (XL). If you are between 6 ’4" – 6′ 6" (193 – 198 cm), the frame should be 23 – 24 inches (XXL).

Bike Size Guide: Road Bikes

If you stand 4′ 10" – 5 ’0" (148 – 152 cm), the bike frame should be 47 – 48 cm (size XXS). If you are between 5′ 0 "- 5′ 3" (152 – 160 cm), the bike frame can be 49 – 50 cm (XS). Those who stand 5′ 3" – 5′ 6" (160 – 168 cm) can try 51 – 52 – 53 cm bike frames (S).

Those who stand 5 6" – 5′ 9" 168 – 175 cm) need a frame size of 54 – 55 cm (M). Those who stand 5′ 9" – 6′ 0" (175 – 183 cm) can try 56 – 57 – 58 cm (L) frames.

Bike Size Guide: Hybrid Bikes

If the height is 4′ 10" – 5′ 1" (147 – 155 cm), the suggested frame is 13 – 14 inches (size XS). If the height is from 5′ 1" – 5′ 5" (155 – 165 cm), the frame should be 15 – 16 inches (S).

Those who are 5′ 5" – 5′ 9" (165 – 175) can try a frame size of 17 – 18 inches (M). For individuals 5′ 9" – 6′ 0" (175 – 183 cm), the suggested frame is 19 -20 inches (L). Those who are 6′ 0" – 6′ 3" (183 – 191 cm) may opt for bike frames 21 – 22 inches (XL). 

Bike Size Guide: Time Trial

For 5′ 0" – 5′ 3" (152 – 160 cm), the frame size suggested is 49 – 50 cm (XS). For 5′ 3" – 5′ 6" (160 – 168 cm), the frame size is 51 – 52 cm (S). For those 5′ 6" – 5′ 9" (168 – 175 cm), the frame size should be 53 -54 cm (M).

For those 5′ 9" – 6′ 0" (175 – 183 cm), the suggested frame size is 55 – 56 cm (L). If you are 6′ 0" – 6′ 3" (183 – 191 cm), 57 – 58 cm is the ideal frame size (size XL). For people 6′ 3" – 6′ 6" (191 – 198 cm), the frame size can be 60 – 61 cm (XXL).

This bike size guide takes into account only the individual’s physical frame. If you feel uncomfortable with a certain frame for any reason, talk to the salesperson and look for other sizes.

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