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Getting the right size

bikes for saleGetting the right sized bike is the crucial starting point and the key to this is getting the correct wheel size for children’s bikes and frame size for adult bikes.

We will help ensure you achieve this by guiding you through the process using all the knowledge we have built up over the years to ensure you have the right sized bike for you.

Once you know what type of bike you are looking for use the guide below to find the right size to suit you.

Hybrid bikes (including city and commuter) - Mens/womens

Rider height Rider inside leg Sugested frame size
Feet/Inches Cms Inches Cms Inches Cms Size
4`10''-5`1'' 147-155 cm 24-29'' 61-73 cm 14'' 47-49 cm XS
5`1`-5`5` 155-165 cm 25-30'' 63-76 cm 15'' 50-52 cm S
5`5`-5`9` 165-175 cm 26-31'' 66-78 cm 16'' 53-54 cm M
5`9`-6`0` 175-183 cm 27`-32` 68-81 cm 17" 55-57 cm L
6`0`-6`3` 183-191 cm 28`-33` 71-83 cm 18" 58-61 cm XL
6`1`-6`6` 191-198 cm 29`-34` 73-86 cm 19" 61-63 cm XXL

Mountain bikes - Mens/womens

Rider height Rider inside leg Sugested frame size
Feet/Inches Cms Inches Cms Inches Cms Size
4`10''-5`1'' 148-158 cm 24-29'' 61-73 cm 14'' 47-49 cm XS
5`1`-5`5` 158-168 cm 25-30'' 63-76 cm 15'' 50-52 cm S
5`5`-5`9` 168-178 cm 26-31'' 66-78 cm 16'' 53-54 cm M
5`9`-6`0` 178-185 cm 27`-32` 68-81 cm 17" 55-57 cm L
6`0`-6`3` 185-193 cm 28`-33` 71-83 cm 18" 58-61 cm XL
6`1`-6`6` 193-198 cm 29`-34` 73-86 cm 19" 61-63 cm XXL

Road bikes (including racing and touring) - Mens

Rider height Sugested frame size
Feet/Inches Cms Cms Size
4`10''-5`0'' 148-152 cm 47-48 cm XXS
5`0`-5`3` 152-160 cm 49-50 cm XS
5`3`-5`6` 160-168 cm 51-52-53 cm S
5`6`-5`9` 168-175 cm 54-55 cm M
5`9`-6`0` 175-183 cm 56-57-58 cm L
6`0`-6`3` 183-191 cm 58-59-60 cm XL
6`3`-6`6` 191-198 cm 61-62-63 cm XXL

Road bikes (including racing and touring) - Womens

Rider height Sugested frame size
Feet/Inches Cms Cms Size
4`10''-5`1'' 147-156 cm 44-46 cm XXS
5`1`-5`3` 156-160 cm 47-49 cm XS
5`3`-5`5` 160-165 cm 50-52 cm S
5`5`-5`8` 165-172 cm 53-55 cm M
5`8`-5`10` 172-180 cm 56-57 cm L

Folding bikes - Men/womens

One size fits all. (height range 4`10`-6`4`) For adult customers with an inside leg greater than 35 inches (89cm) a telescopic seatpost is required for Brompton Bikes.

BMX bikes

Rider age or height Sugested wheel size
Feet/Inches Cms Age Inches
3`7''-4`0'' 110-122 cm 5-7 years 16
4`0`-4`10` 122-147 cm 7-11 years 18
4`10`-6`4` 147-193 cm 11+ years 20

Children`s bikes (including balance)

Rider age or height Sugested wheel size
Age Feet/Inches Cms Size
2-5 years 2`10-3`7` 85-110 cm Balance bikes
2-4 years 2`10-3`4` 85-100 cm 12" wheel diameter
3-5 years 3`1`-3`7` 95-110 cm 14"wheel diameter
5-7 years 3`7`-4`0` 110-120 cm 16" wheel diameter
7-9 years 4`0`-4`5` 120-135 cm 20" wheel diameter
9-11 years 4`5`-4`9` 135-145 cm 24" wheel diameter
11+years 4`9`+ 145+ 26" wheel diameter

Trailers

Rider age or height Sugested wheel size
Age Feet/Inches Cms Size
3-5 years 3`1`-3`7` 95-110 cm 20" wheel diameter
5-9years 3`7`-4`5` 110-135 cm 24" wheel diameter

The sizing tables above provide a guide to frame sizes against height and in some cases inside leg measurements should be taken while your feet are flat on the floor and from the crotch to the floor.

 

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