Bike size poll

Discussion in 'Mountain Bikes' started by Ghr7891, Feb 25, 2004.

  1. Ghr7891

    Ghr7891 New Member

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    I want to know what size bike you ride and if you dont mind your general size.
    -Thanks
     
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  2. Hecubus

    Hecubus New Member

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    Well I usually ride large frames in the 19-20" range but now those measurement systems are becoming obsolete. Those standover heights really say nothing about the frame size. One manufacturers medium can be about the same as another companies extra large. I look for bikes bikes with around 24" to 24.5" top tubes. My Titus Switchblade for example uses the same standover for all sizes so its impossible to categorize it by any of those sizes. Technically it would classify as a small since the standover is based on the smallest size even though its really an X-large with a 24.6" top tube.
     
  3. Ghr7891

    Ghr7891 New Member

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    When I got my Schwinn 19inch the guys at my LBS said I was sized for a 17inch, and they said the 19 would be to big. It was a tad big when I got it, but I have grown into it perfectly so all is well that ends well!
     
  4. bigchina

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    21" Jamis
     
  5. Fendercrazy

    Fendercrazy New Member

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    20" center to top on the seat tube.

    62cm for road bikes.
     
  6. shokhead1

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    58cm fuji Marseille and a 2003 Felt SR 71 59cm thats for sale.
     
  7. TheAndyDudE

    TheAndyDudE New Member

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    18" Trek4300. fits perfectly. im done growing too.
     
  8. cRock

    cRock New Member

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    Given the VAST differences between brands, This thread is pretty pointless. I ride a bike that fits me the way I want it to :D
     
  9. ManitouSHX

    ManitouSHX New Member

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    I've been riding a large the last two bikes that I had, but then I finally came to my senses and realized that a large is too big for me and I got a medium/17" frame. I was able to get away w/ a large on my Sugar though, because of the frame design.
     
  10. przemekp

    przemekp New Member

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    Scott Octane FX3
    size L but it's sth between 17 and 19
    quite difficukt to tell - it fits me perfect since I am about 183cm high
     
  11. ibike73

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    17" Kona Kula Deluxe

    "M" Giant OCR2
     
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    brschmid2 New Member

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    18" Kona Kikapu, 2k3 vintage

    It is the same size frame as a 20" hardtail
     
  13. Solanog

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    Mine is a Marin 18.5" but after installing a Marzocchi fork it "grew" a little, Marzocchi fork is a little bit higher than the other. BTW I'm 178cm (5'10")Now it the top tube is a little high for me but I'll have to live with it.
     
  14. Greg-O

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    erm..... i'm 5' 6" and i have a 15.5"
    is that abnormal?
     
  15. Ken in KC

    Ken in KC New Member

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    Yep, what he said.

    It depends on what brand you're riding and sometimes that changes too:

    Old C-dale larges are now mediums.
    Pre-Genesis GF frames are smaller than current Genesis frames.

    Ken
     
  16. lizzoi

    lizzoi New Member

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    I ride a Kona Kahuna deluxe 18" and I am 165cm... seeing as I'm a girl that seems big compared to what you guys are riding bikes ... but it seems fine to me... my old bike was a Giant Rincon hardtail 19" and too big...
     
  17. jessevan

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    15" Jamis, and I am a mere 5'4"
     
  18. moparchris

    moparchris New Member

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    yeah as someone said before this threads pretty pointless because it depends on alot of otehr factors

    im about 5'9" -5'10" and i ride a 16" DBR Zetec4.2 i cant remeber how long it is or anything though :(
     
  19. sugufish

    sugufish New Member

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    the geometry of the frame plays a big part in deciding what size frame doesnt it???
     
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    6'2", 250#, GF Ziggurat 21"
     
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