How To Select The Right Size Bike – Bike Size Chart

You have bought a bike with many adventures but it is difficult to ride with pleasure. Apart from that, it creates mental discomfort as well as physical problems such as Lower back pain, elbow pain, neck pain, and knee pain. So, if you have considered some factors during purchase, don't face these issues. Now the question comes, how to select the right size bike. We discuss here to consider some factors when purchasing the bike.

There are different types of bike in the market such as mountain bike, road bike, hybrid bike, crusher bike, BMX/Cyclocross bike, electric bike etc. At first, you will decide to select the right bike before purchase as per place and gender. We discuss here to consider some factors when purchasing the bike.

As your child grows older, he seeks to protect himself as well as increase his physical strength with different types of exercise. Bike riding is one of the best exercises if you select the right size bike. As per the age and height of the child, the size of the bicycle needs to be determined by measuring it correctly.

How to finalize the right size bike for your child? Yes, the kid's bike size depends on wheel diameter. At first, you measure the height and inseam of your child then easily select the right size bike. The diameter for the kid's bike starts from 12 inches to 24 inches.

How to measure adult bike size:  

For adults, bike size is determined mainly by considering the inseam. But also, it is better to consider the body height and weight respectively.

How to measure your inseam: 

Please consider the artwork during the inseam measurement.

How to measure bike frame size: 

Please consider the artwork during the bike frame.

01. Bike Size Chart for Kids (Estimated)

Age (Year)

Inseam (Inch)

Body Height

Wheel Diameter (Inch)

1 - 3

N/A

N/A

Balance Bike

2 - 4

12 – 16

2’10”-3’4”​

12

3 - 5

14 – 17

3’1”-3’7”​

14

4 - 6

16 – 21

3’7”-4’0”

16

5 - 8

20 – 23

3’9”-4’3”

20

7 - 11

22 – 26

4’5”-4’9”

24

10+

25 - 28

4’8” +

26

02. Mountain Bike Size Chart for Men (Estimated)

Rider Height

Leg Inseam

Suggested Frame Size

Feet/Inches

Centimeters

Inches

Centimeters

Inches

Size

4' 10" - 5' 1"

147 - 155

24" -29”

61-73 cm

14″

XS

5' 1" - 5' 5"

155 - 165

25" -30”

63-76 cm

15” / 16″

S

5' 5" - 5' 9"

165 - 175

26" -31”

66-78 cm

16” / 17″

M

5' 9" - 6' 0"

175 - 183

27" -32”

68-81 cm

17″ / 18″

L

6' 0" - 6' 3"

183 - 191

28" -33”

71-83 cm

18″ / 19″

XL

6' 3" - 6' 6"

191 - 198

29”+

73 cm+

20”+

2XL +

03. Women’s Mountain Bike Size Chart (Estimated)

Rider Height

Suggested Frame Size

Feet/Inches

Centimeters

Inches

Size

4' 10" - 5' 3"

147 - 160

13 - 14

XS

5' 2" - 5 '6"

158 - 168

15 -16

S

5' 6" - 5' 10"

168 - 178

17 - 18

M

5' 09" - 6' 2"

175 - 187

19+

L

04. Hybrid Bike Size Chart (Estimated)

Rider Height

Leg Inseam

Suggested Frame Size

Feet/Inches

Centimeters

Inches

Centimeters

Inches

Size

4' 10" - 5' 1"

147 - 155

24-29”

61-73 cm

14″

XS

5' 1" - 5' 5"

155 - 165

25-30”

63-76 cm

15” / 16″

S

5' 5" - 5' 9"

165 - 175

26-31”

66-78 cm

16” / 17″

M

5' 5" - 5' 9"

175 - 183

27-32”

68-81 cm

17″ / 18″

L

6' 0" - 6' 3"

183 - 191

28-33”

71-83 cm

18″ / 19″

XL

05. Road Bike Size Chart for Men (Estimated)

Rider Height

Leg Inseam

Suggested Frame Size

Feet / Inches

Centimeters

Inches

Centimeters

Centimeters

Size

4' 10" - 5' 1"

147 - 155

24-29”

61-73 cm

47-48 cm

XXS

5' 1" - 5' 5"

155 - 165

25-30”

63-76 cm

49-50 cm

XS

5' 5" - 5' 9"

165 - 175

26-31”

66-78 cm

51-54 cm

S

5' 9" - 6' 0"

175 - 183

27-32”

68-81 cm

54-56 cm

M

6' 0" - 6' 3"

183 - 191

28-33”

71-83 cm

58-60 cm

L

6' 3" - 6' 5"

191 - 196

29”+

73 cm+

62 cm +

XL +

06. Women’s Road Bike Size Chart (Estimated)

BODY HEIGHT

Suggested Frame Size

Feet / Inches

Centimeters

Centimeters

Size

4' 10" - 5' 2"

147 - 157

44 - 45 -46

XXS

5' 1" - 5' 3"

155 - 160

47 - 48 - 49

XS

5' 3" - 5' 5"

160 - 165

50 - 51 -52

S

5' 5" - 5' 8"

165 - 172

53 - 54 -55

M

5' 8" - 5' 10"

172 - 180

56 - 57

L

07. Sizing chart Electric bicycle (Estimated)

Body Height

Bike Name

Feet / Inches

Inseam(Inch)

Mountain

Road (CM)

Hybrid

4'10" - 5'0"

24 - 26

13"

47 - 48

13" - 14"

5'0" - 5'3"

25 - 27

13" - 14"

49 - 50

14" - 15"

5'3" - 5'6"

27 - 29

15" - 16"

51 - 53

15" - 16"

5'6" - 5'9"

29 - 31

17" - 18"

54 - 55

17" - 18"

5'9" - 6'0"

31 - 33

18" - 19"

56 - 58

19" - 20"

6'0" - 6'3"

33 - 35

19" - 20"

59 - 60

20" - 21"

6'3" - 6'6"

34 - 35

20" - 22"

60 - 62

21" - 22"

6'5" - 6'9"

36 - Above

23" - 24"

62 - 63

23" - 24"

Final Verdict 

Finally, we provided you a general guideline on how to choose the right size bike. As a beginner rider or biker, you need to select the right size bike. So, you will enjoy great biking.

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