Road bikes will often come in two styles; racing road bikes and sportive road bikes. The difference is mainly in the top tubes however how you measure up for a comfortable ride is similar with both styles.

When measuring for a road bike you will need to base the frame size from your height.

Choose the right road bike for you using our handy guide below:

Size Guide: Men’s Road Bike

 

Feet & Inches

Centimetres

Frame Size (Inches)

4’10”-5’0”

148-152 cm

XX- Small (47-48 cm)

5’0”-5’3”

152-160 cm

X- Small (49-50 cm)

5’3”-5’6”

160-168 cm

Small (51-53 cm)

5’6”-5’9”

168-175 cm

Medium (54-55 cm)

5’9”-6’0"

175-183 cm

Large (56-60 cm)

6’0”-6’3”

183-191 cm

X-Large (58-60 cm)

6’3”-6’6”

191-198 cm

XX-Large (61-63 cm)

 

Size Guide: Women’s Road Bike

Practically all bikes are designed with female forms in mind. Often you’ll find women’s bikes will accommodate a shorter reach and even smaller hands. Measuring for a women’s bike is exactly the same process as per men’s.

 

Feet & Inches

Centimetres

Frame Size (Inches)

4’10”-5’1”

147-155 cm

XX-Small (44-46 cm)

5’1”-5’3”

155-160 cm

X-Small (47-49cm)

5’3”-5’5"

160-165 cm

Small (50-52 cm)

5’5”-5’8”

165-172 cm

Medium (53-55 cm)

5’8” -5’10”

172-180 cm

Large (56-57 cm)