What’s the right TT bike size for me?
|Rider Height||Suggested Triathlon Frame Size|
|Feet & Inches||Centimetres||Frame Size (cm)|
|5’6″ – 5’9″||168cm – 175cm||54cm – 55cm|
|5’9″ – 6’0″||175cm – 183cm||56cm – 58cm|
|6’0″ – 6’3″||183cm – 191cm||58cm – 60cm|
- 1 Should I size down for TT bike?
- 2 How do I determine my bike size?
- 3 How do you sit on a tri saddle?
- 4 How high should seat be on tri bike?
- 5 How tall should I be for a 26 inch bike?
- 6 How tall should you be for a 29 inch bike?
- 7 Should tri bike be smaller than road bike?
- 8 How do you measure a tri bike?
- 9 Is a 26 inch bike for adults?
- 10 What does 30cm bike mean?
- 11 Is 24-inch bike for adults?
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 do I determine my bike size?
Bicycles are measured by the length of the seat tube, from the centre of the bottom bracket to the seat tube. However, this might vary slightly from one manufacturer to another as some frames are measured from the middle of the top tube.
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.
How high should seat be on tri bike?
This consideration impacts power. Proper saddle height should put your knee angle between 140-150° when at the bottom of your down stroke. If the saddle is too low and the angle too acute, you’ll be spinning and bouncing without producing any power.
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).
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.
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 do you measure a tri bike?
To measure a tri bike start from the center of the bottom bracket and measure to the center top of the seat tube. You must also note that some manufacturers measure from the center of the bottom bracket to the center top of the seat tube.
Is a 26 inch bike 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.
What does 30cm bike mean?
Every kid is different, but here’s a general size guide across ages: 2-4 years 30cm /12in. 4-6 years 40cm/16in. 6-8 years 50cm/20in. 8-11 years 60cm/24in.
Is 24-inch bike for adults?
Conclusion. A woman can ride a 24-inch bike when she meets the weight limits and her height is compatible with the bike. If you are finding it hard to get an adult bike, then opting for a 24-inch kid’s bike can be a loophole for you.