# Question: How To Tell What Bike Size You Need?

## How do you determine your bicycle 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.

## How do I know what size my sons bike is?

How to Measure a Kids Bike

1. 1 Measure the diameter of the existing tire, as illustrated above (D), or look on the tire for the size (it looks like this: nn” x n.n”).
2. 2 If you find the tire size, the first dimension is the tire diameter, the second dimension is the tire thickness.

## Will a 26 inch bike fit me?

What size person is a 26 bike for? Bikes with 26-inch wheels are designed for people who are between a height of about five feet to the smaller end of six foot. If you’re taller than that, then your bike should have larger tires and more space in length (26 inch bikes generally don’t go much over 24 inches).

## How do you determine your frame size?

Body frame size is determined by a person’s wrist circumference in relation to his height. For example, a man whose height is over 5′ 5″ and wrist is 6″ would fall into the small-boned category.

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## What age is a 14 inch bike for?

We generally recommend 14 inch wheel bikes for 6 year old children if they are between 105 and 117cm tall. Children who are 6 years old and taller than 125cm can also ride a bike with 16 inch wheels, if they are taller than 117cm then an 18 inch wheel bike may also be suitable.

## 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.

## Is 26 inch wheel bike for adults?

Most adult bikes have wheels measurements around 26 – 29 inches. Give an allowance of 1-3 inches between your inseam and the crossbar of the bike.

## Is a 24-inch bike too small for a woman?

Women whose heights are 5.4” and below can ride a 24-inch bike. This is because the frame is the right height to accommodate the length of their legs and will ensure they find it easy to peddle. It also means that you need to get a smaller bike with a sizeable frame.