What does 17 5 mean on a bike?

What size is a 17 inch bike frame?

Mountain Bike Sizing Guide

Your Height Your Inseam Length Bike Frame Size
4’11” – 5’3″ 25″ – 27″ 13 – 15 inches
5’3″ – 5’7″ 27″ – 29″ 15 to 17 inches
5’7″ – 5-11″ 29″ – 31″ 17 to 19 inches
5’11” – 6’2″ 31″ – 33″ 19 to 21 inches

What height is a 17 inch bike for?

Which Size Bike Do I Require?

Riders Height In Feet & Inches Mainly Off Road Use Frame Size Required Mainly On Road Use Frame Size Required
5 feet 4 to 5 feet 8 16 to 18 inches 17 to 19 inches
5 feet 8 to 6 feet 0 18 to 20 inches 19 to 21 inches
6 feet 0 to 6 feet 2 20 to 22 inches 21 to 23 inches

What age is a 17 inch bike frame for?

Kids Bike Size Chart & Frame Size

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Frame Size Age (Years) Height (cm)
14 Inch 11 – 14 148 – 168
14 Inch /17 Inch 12 – 15 154 – 174
17 Inch 13 – 16 160 – 178

What size is a 17.5 mountain bike frame?

Sizing conversion

Alpha size XS M
Frame size 13.5 17.5
Rider height 147-155 cm 4’9”-5’1” 161-172 cm 5’3.4”-5’7.7”

What size bike should I buy for my height?

#1 – Simple Size Chart

Your Height Bike Frame Size
4-11″ – 5’3″ 13 – 15 inches
5’3″ – 5’7″ 15 – 16 inches
5’7″ – 5’11” 16 – 17 inches
5’11” – 6’2″ 17-19 inches

What size bike wheel should I get for my height?

Road bikes

Inseam Height Road bike wheel size
Less than 27″ 5′ to 5’4″ Bikes with 26″, 29″, and 700cc wheels may fit this rider.
27″ to 29″ 5′ 3″ to 5′ 7″ Bikes with 26″, 29″, and 700cc wheels may fit this rider.
29″ to 31″ 5′ 6″ to 5′ 11″ Bikes with 26″, 29″, and 700cc wheels may fit this rider.
31″ to 33″ 5′ 10″ to 6′ 3″

What age is a 26 inch bike for?

Note: The bike size may vary slightly by supplier…

Wheel Size Inside leg Approx. Age
16 inch 43 – 48(cm) 4 – 6
20 inch 48 – 58(cm) 6 – 8
24 inch 61 – 68(cm) 8 – 10
26 inch 68 +(cm) 10 +

Is a 26 inch bike for adults?

Most adult bikes have wheels measurements around 26 – 29 inches.

What does a 26 inch bike mean?

Usually the size is written on the tire sidewall, for example it might read 26 x 2.2”, a typical mountain bike size. This indicates the wheel is 26” and the tire is 2.2” wide. Wheels are categorized in size by their primary use for road cycling, off road, touring and BMX. … Older road bikes might have 27″ wheels.

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What height is an 18 inch bike frame for?

Hybrid and Fitness Bike Sizing Chart

Rider Height Suggested Frame Size
Feet and Inches Centimeters Inches
5′ 5″ – 5′ 9″ 165 – 175 17 – 18
5′ 9″ – 6′ 0″ 175 – 183 19 – 20
6′ 0″ – 6′ 3″ 183 – 191 21 – 22

What age is 16 inch bike for?

Suitable for 4-6 years of age: 16 inch wheel bikes

Much like 14 inch wheeled bikes, one of the key design factors for these bikes is that they are both durable and lightweight – 4 to 6-year-olds can push out some power. 16-inch wheel bikes usually have aluminium or steel frames, v-brakes, and a single speed drivetrain.

How tall should you be for an 18 inch bike?

Kids Bike Size Chart

Wheel size Age Height
16” 4-5 3’7”-4’0”
18” 5-6 3’9”-4’3”
20” 5-8 4’0”-4’5”
24” 7-11 4’5”-4’9”

Is a 17 inch bike too small?

It all depends on geometry, how long your legs and arms are, and what you look for in the handling of the bike. I would say 17″ is too small regardless though in most cases for a 6′ individual… 18″ is about the smallest bike I’ve ever put a 6′ on that I can think of.

Will a 17.5 bike fit me?

In general yes. But you need to be sizing your bikes based on the top tube length. I agree, some 17.5″ seat tube frames can be size S and some M. For example, yeti 575 17.5″ is size S, and it will be too small for you.

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Is it better to get a bigger or smaller mountain bike frame?

A larger frame will give you a larger wheelbase (the distance between your two wheels is greater). This will make your bike feel more like a monster truck than a precise scalpel fit for carving up the trail.

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