# How To Measure Bike Frame Size In Inches

### Unfortunately, not all bikes are measured in the same way.

How to measure bike frame size in inches. To measure your bike’s frame size, take a measuring tape and place the tape in the center bolt of your bike’s cranks. On suggestion, you guys could make a video with different frames to explain how to measure the frame size, that will be super! You can read about the different bike types.

Fortunately, our bike size chart takes away the guesswork as it suggests mountain bike frame size and road bike frame size in either inches or centimetres. Women’s bike frames may be measured in inches or centimeters, or come in generic sizes (s, m, l). The quickest method to discover your perfect bike size is to use my suggested bike size chart by height for road bikes, hybrid bikes, and mountain bikes.

Stand with your feet 6 inches apart, then measure from the inside of your foot up to your crotch, where your leg meets your waist. The inches refer to rim size. Road bike frame size (cm) mountain bike frame size(cm) 152cm / 5'.0 71cm / 28 48cm (xx small) 15 (x small) 160cm / 5'.3 75cm / 29.5 51cm (small) 16 (small) 170cm / 5'.7 79cm / 31 54cm (medium) 17 (medium) 175cm / 5'.9 83cm / 32.5 56cm (large) 18 (medium) 180cm / 5'.11 85cm / 33.5 57cm (x large) 19 (large) 188cm / 6'.2 89cm / 35 60cm (xx large) 20 (large)

All that said, wheel size should be a secondary consideration to frame size. If you’re working with a mountain bike frame, leave the measurement in inches. Remember that you’ve to calculate the inseam in centimeters then multiply that with 0.65, and the result will be your approx.

You can read about the different bike types from here. Multiply the number of inches by 2.54 to find the length in centimeters. Now you can take your calculator and calculate the right size:

Road bike sizing and mountain bike sizes are slightly different and the units used in bike sizes vary depending on type and brand. Road bike sizes are usually given in centimetres, while mountain bike frame sizes are quoted in inches. To get the accurate bike’s frame size, measure the length from the top of the seat tube to the center of the bottom bracket that i called the cylindrical section.

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