Question: What size is a 17 inch mountain bike frame?

Is a 17 inch bike frame too small?

As a rule of thumb, a 17″ frame is an inch or two too small for your size. I would not recommend taking the smaller one without actually riding it for a couple of hours and making sure it’s comfortable for you.

How do I choose a mountain bike frame size?

Your height / Bike Size

  1. 4’11” – 5’3″ = 13 – 15 inches.
  2. 5’3″ – 5’7″ = 15 – 17 inches.
  3. 5’7″ – 5’11” = 17 – 19 inches.
  4. 6’0″ – 6’2″ = 19 – 21 inches.
  5. 6’2″ – 6’4″ = 21 – 23 inches.
  6. 6’4″ and taller = 23+ inches.

How do you measure yourself for a mountain bike?

Mountain Bike Standover Height

  1. Stand against a wall (with bike shoes on).
  2. Straddle the book, spine up, as if you were sitting on a saddle.
  3. Use the pencil to mark where the spine of the book meets the wall.
  4. Measure from the mark to the floor. …
  5. Repeat the measurement another time or two to make sure it’s accurate.

What is a 17 bike frame?

City bike (Also commuter/hybrid bikes) size chart

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Rider height Suggested Frame Size
Feet/Inches Centimeters Inches
5`5`-5`9` 165-175 cm 16”
5`9`-6`0` 175-183 cm 17″
6`0`-6`3` 183-191 cm 18″

What inch is a large mountain bike frame?

What size mountain bike do I need?

Bike size Frame size Rider height
Small 14 – 16in 162cm – 170cm (5ft 4in – 5ft 7in)
Medium 16 – 18in 170cm – 178cm (5ft 7in – 5ft 10in)
Large 18 – 20in 178cm – 185cm (5ft 10in – 6ft 1in)
Extra-large 20 – 22in 185cm plus (6ft 1in plus)

How do I know what bike frame size I need?

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). Kids’ bikes are measured by wheel size rather than frame size.

What size mountain bike do I need 5 11?

Mountain Bike Sizing Guide

Your Height Your Inseam Length Bike Frame Size
5’3″ – 5’7″ 27″ – 29″ 15 to 17 inches
5’7″ – 5-11″ 29″ – 31″ 17 to 19 inches
5’11” – 6’2″ 31″ – 33″ 19 to 21 inches
6’2″ – 6’4″ 33″ – 35″ 21 to 23 inches

What is standard mountain bike wheel size?

26 inch wheels used to be the standard size on mountain bikes, with everything from cross-country racers to hard-hitting downhill bikes sharing the common standard. Today, 26 inch wheels are only found on jump bikes, junior bikes and occasionally on extra-small mountain bikes where anything larger won’t fit.

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Will a 17.5 inch bike fit me?

In general yes. But you need to be sizing your bikes based on the top tube length. I agree, some 17.5″ seat tube frames can be size S and some M. For example, yeti 575 17.5″ is size S, and it will be too small for you.

Is an 18 inch frame big enough?

In very general terms, an 18-inch bicycle is best for someone just under six feet in height, but factors like inseam length and the differences between bike manufacturers can all influence the fit.

How do I know if my mountain bike is too small?

You’re likely to notice if a bike frame is too small after you get back from your ride. A smaller bike forces you into a forward position. You may find yourself leaning forward and standing more frequently, which places more weight on your arms. They’ll feel it.