Will an 18 inch bike frame fit me?
In very general terms, an 18-inch bicycle is best for someone just under six feet in height, but factors like inseam length and the differences between bike manufacturers can all influence the fit.
How do I know what bike frame size I need?
How to calculate a bike size? Measure your inseam!
- Stand close to a wall, your feet should be 6-8″ (15-20 cm) apart.
- Place a large, hardcover book between your legs – it will simulate the saddle.
- Mark where the book’s spine touches the wall.
- Measure the distance from that point to the floor – that’s your inseam.
What age is 18 inch BMX for?
18-inch bikes are best suited for riders that stand between 130-160cm or 7-13yrs old. These bikes are a great transition for all riders going from a 16 to a 20inch.
Is it better to get a bigger or smaller mountain bike frame?
If your arm span is longer than your height, go for a bigger frame. If it’s shorter, get the smaller one. On a bigger bike, the reach to the handlebars will be longer. If you have proportionally longer arms, you are likely to feel more comfortable on a bigger frame.
Is a 19 frame a large?
Generally 19″ is the equivalent of a Large frame, and will fit someone around 6 feet tall.