How Measure Mountain Bike Frame Size?

One of the most important things to remember about bike fit is that an expert can only see the back of your head.

If you want to have an expert look at your bike, the best thing to do is to take it to a bike shop for a professional to measure it.

How do I know what size frame my mountain bike is?

Adult bikes are measured by the frame size. Most road bikes are measured in centimetres, whereas mountain bikes are generally measured in inches.

How can you tell what size a bike is?

Bicycles are measured by the length of the seat tube, from the centre of the bottom bracket to the seat tube. However, this might vary from one manufacturer to another as some frames are measured from the middle of the top tube.

How do I know my mountain bike frame size?

The size of your bike frame is based on the measurement from the centre of the crank axle, to the top of the seat tube. Road bikes are usually measured in centimetres, while mountain bikes usually measure using inches.

How do you measure a bike frame size?

Measure the bottom of the frame to the top of the seatpost. This will give you the length of the seat tube which is the frame size.