# Question: How To Determine Size Of Bike For Kids?

## How do you determine bike size?

How to calculate a bike size? Measure your inseam!

1. Stand close to a wall, your feet should be 6-8″ (15-20 cm) apart.
2. Place a large, hardcover book between your legs – it will simulate the saddle.
3. Mark where the book’s spine touches the wall.
4. Measure the distance from that point to the floor – that’s your inseam.

## What are the sizes of bicycles for kids?

Kids’ bicycles come in many different wheel sizes, including 12″, 14″, 16″, 18″, 20″, and 24″.

## What height is a 26 inch bike for?

Bikes with 26-inch wheels are designed for people 5’0 to 5’5. If you are taller than that, you should look for a bike with 700c, 27.5-inch or 29-inch wheels.

## What size bike fits a 6 year old?

(You’ll notice that wheel sizes match your child’s inseam pretty closely.) The most popular bike sizes for young kids are 16- 20- and 24-inch, and there’s overlap in ideal rider height between each of them. (Additionally, 14-, 18-inch and 22-inch options exist, but they are much less common.)

## What is a good size bike for a 5 foot woman?

For women between 5 ft. 5 inches and 5 ft. 7 inches, a bike frame size of 17 or 18 inches is ideal.