Triathlon Bike Size Chart – UPDATED 2021
|Feet & Inches||Centimetres||Frame Size|
|5’3″ – 5’6″||160cm – 168cm||Small|
|5’6″ – 5’9″||168cm – 175cm||Medium|
|5’9″ – 6’0″||175cm – 183cm||Large|
|6’0″ – 6’3″||183cm – 191cm||X-Large|
What size bike do I need for a triathlon?
- As a general guideline, use the following size chart if you are purchasing a triathlon-specific or time-trial bike. If you are 5 feet to 5 feet 3 inches tall, seek a 49- to 50-cm bike.
Should I size down for TT bike?
I would consider that only 1/2 to 1 size down for my height. If you think a size 56cm is “normal”. Yes the 52cm top tube bike is a little small.
How tall should I be for a 26 inch bike?
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).
Should tri bike be smaller than road bike?
For a good starting point, we’d recommend looking at a TT frame that has a reach roughly 2cm shorter than your road bike, which typically means going down a size. Typically road bikes are dolled out based on top tube length, which serves as a pretty reliable indicator of whether a frame will fit someone.
How tall should you be for a 29 inch bike?
If you are under 5’6” tall, a 26-inch mountain bike is still likely to be a better fit. If you’re 5’6′ or taller, you should be able to find a 29er model to fit you. Riders more than 6′ tall can rejoice: You’ll definitely enjoy a more natural riding position with the size and frame geometry of a 29er.
How do you sit on a tri saddle?
Position in aero on a Tri bike is more up and forward over the front of the bike but DON’T start upright on the back of the saddle and slide forward. You’ll squish and shear your vulva.
What is a Retul bike fit?
WHAT IS A RETÜL BIKE FIT? Using 3D motion capture technology, the Retül system accurately measures every degree of movement and millimeter of distance, providing you and the fitter with data to support the choices made during the fit for your cycling equipment and personal riding experience.