Asked by: Arun Petzscheasked in category: General Last Updated: 18th May, 2020
How do you size a fixie?
Similarly, you may ask, what size of fixie should I get?
Bike Size Guide – Fixie / Single Speed Bikes
|Fixed Gear Single Speed Size Chart|
|Height||Inside Leg||Frame Size|
|5’3″ – 5’5″||28″ – 30″||50cm|
|5’5″ – 5’7″||29″ – 31″||52cm|
|5’7″ – 5’9″||30″ – 32″||54cm|
Also, how is standover height calculated? The standover height is the distance from the top tube of the frame to the ground, measured from just in front of the seat. This is where you would be straddling the bike frame, ideally with your feet flat on the ground.
Consequently, is it hard to ride a fixie?
Riding a fixed-gear takes time to get used to. It’s also not for the out-of-shape, and if you have bad knees, riding fixed may make them worse. But Telemark skiing might hurt your knees, too. Telemark is also harder than alpine.
How is frame size measured on a bike?
- Identify the top of the seat tube, where the seat clamp holds the seat post.
- Identify the center of the bottom bracket (it’s the axle that holds the crank arms together).
- Measure the distance between the two points (C-T) – this is the length of the seat tube.