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How to choose the Correct Bike Size

A rough guide to bike sizing is outlined below:

Possibly the most important part of choosing the right bike is choosing the right size. The below information will hopefully give you a guide on bike sizes for both children and adults.  

Children Bike Sizes
The  information is a guide for helping you choose the right size of bike for your child. The comparisons are based on the average size of a child of a specific age. There is no exact age to size comparison, and if your child is comfortable on a bike, then you may want to choose a bike in a bigger age category. 

Adult Mountain Bike Sizes
The size of Adult bikes is generally determined by frame size, as most adult bikes have 26" wheels. For mountain bikes, you can use the sizing chart as a guide for which frame size to choose. Don't forget that saddles can also be adjusted, so most bikes can be tailored to fit you. 

Adult Racing Bike Sizes
Similar to mountain bike sizing, choosing the right size of racing bike is determined by frame size, as most use 700c wheels. To get the desired affect from racing bikes, it generally requires you to be closer to the bike, thus improving the aerodynamics and increasing spee
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Wheel Size Rough age
  12 Inch   2 1/2 TO 4YRS
   14 "   3 TO 5YRS
   16/18"   5 TO 7YRS
   20"   7 TO 9YRS
   24"   9 TO 11YRS OR EVEN A SMALL ADULT
   26"  11+ CLASSED AS AN ADULT BIKE BUT SEE FRAME SIZES

 

INSIDE LEG FRAME SIZE OUTLINE
   25" TO 26"    15 TO 16"
   27" TO 28"    17" TO 18"
   28" TO 29"    18" TO 19"
   30" TO 31"    20" TO 21"
   32" TO 33"    22" TO 23"
   34" +    23" PLUS
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