Where do I find the size of my bike frame?
Most manufacturers now measure the frame from the centre of the crank axle, to the top of the seat tube. Most road bikes are measured in centimetres (cm), whereas mountain bikes are generally measured using inches (in).
How do you read a trek serial number?
You can find the bike serial number on the underside of the bicycle frame, near the bottom bracket. Look for a sticker containing a barcode. This sticker will also contain a string of letters and numbers, many beginning with WTU. This full string of characters is the bike serial number.
How do I know what size gravel for my bike?
Gravel and cyclocross bikes are similar to road bikes when it comes to fit. The size is often numerical, in centimeters, measured from the center of the bottom bracket to the top of the safety post clamp. The length of the top tube will be one of the main measurements to consider.
Should your feet touch the ground on a bicycle?
The height of your saddle is important for the most comfortable position and safe riding style. When you sit on the saddle, both feet should reach the floor and the balls of your feet should be touching the ground. The handle bars on your bike should ideally be in line with your saddle or slightly above the saddle.
What happens if you ride a bike too big?
Beyond the standover clearance issues, if you ride a bike that “too big” for you, your riding position will be stretched out more and may not be as comfortable to ride, meaning you will have to reach further to grab the bars causing you to be bent over a little more.
How do I know my specs frame size?
You can easily found the size of frame by looking on the inside of your eyeglass temples (arm pieces).