Frame Size – Frame height

Determine Frame Size – Frame height.

framehoogteHow do I determine the correct frame size for my bike?

Bikes are available in various frame sizes. It is very important to buy a bike with the correct frame size, for a bicycle with the right size is important for maximum enjoyment of cycling.
Too large or too small bike can cause physical discomfort while cycling.
Using the tables below, you can easily determine the most appropriate size.

Please note that this is only a tool. Ask for advice in the shop.

Do you want maximum certainty about the correct frame size, you can use the following calculation:

  1. stand with your back against the wall with your feet 20 centimeters apart;
  2. Measure the distance from your crotch to the ground, this is your inseam;
  3. This height in centimeters times 0.66 is your correct frame size;
  4. Are you sitting exactly between two frame sizes, choose for a city bike for the high frame size. Will you use your bike more sporty then choose the lower frame size.

Frame height City bike, Recreational bike and E-bike

 Height in meters Frame Size in cm
 1.55 – 1.60 48 / 49
 1.61 – 1.65 50 / 51
 1.66 – 1.70  53 / 54
 1.71 – 1.75  56 / 57
 1.76 – 1.80 58 / 59
 1.81 – 1.85  60 / 61
 1.86 – 1.90 65 / 66
 1.91 and larger  65 / 66

 

Frame height Sport: ATB, MTB & Cross

Height in metersFrame Size in inch
1.65 – 1.72 15 / 16
1.72 – 1.80 17 / 18
1.80 – 1.85 18 / 19
1.85 – 1.93 20 / 21
1.93 – 2.00 22 / 23

Frame height Sports: Race

Height in metersFrame Size in cm
 1.55 – 1.65 48 / 50
 1.65 – 1.70 52 / 54
 1.70 – 1.75 54 / 56
 1.75 – 1.80 56 / 58
 1.80 – 1.85 58 / 60
 1.85 – 1.90 60 / 62
 1.90 – 2.00 62 / 64

 

Frame height Youth

 Age Clothing size Wheel size in inches
 2-3 year 92-98 12½”
 4-6 year 104-110 16″
 4-7 year 116 18″
 5-8 year 116-122 20″
 5-9 year 128 22″
 7-10 year 134-140 24″
 8-12 year 146-152 26″
 10-12 year> 158 28″ with small frame size

 

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