What is a good size bike for a 16 year old?
A good range of sizes to get a 16 year old a mountain bike is a S size adult mountain bike to a size M adult mountain bike. Taller teens this age might even fit an L size adult mountain bike.
How do I know what size bike my daughter needs?
To determine the right wheel size, you only need to measure your child’s height. For example, if your offspring is between 95 and 100 cm tall, a 12-inch wheel fits perfectly. If your child measures more than 140 cm, you should choose a 26-inch wheel.
What size bike should I get my teenager?
If your teen is still small, then you should of course go with a smaller size bike. For example, a teen that is still under 4’6” or so should consider going with a 20” wheel size. A teen that is taller and up to around 5′ would be far better suited for a 24” wheel size.
How tall should you be for a 26 inch bike?
The minimum height for a 26-inch bike is typically 47 to 51 inches, but taller riders may need something with at least 50 or 52 inch frame heights.
How do you determine bike size?
- Find the top of the seat tube (this is where the seat post is held)
- Find the center of the bottom bracket (This holds the crank arms together)
- Measure the distance between these 2 points.
- Record this in both cm and inch to find the right frame for you.
Is 26 inch bike good for adults?
“ 26” wheel size is perfect for most of adults with a height above 6 feet. Most of the touring bikes and hybrid bikes come in 700C metric wheels, which are also known as 29-inch wheels.