While it's best to buy through fitting a bike in store, it's not always possible (discussed here). On some websites, the stand-over height of a bike may not be listed as part of the specifications. ...
I read an article stating that the smallest of a particular model of bicycle doesn't fully reflect the original design concept of the model when I was about to buy the smallest (430mm seat tube) of ...
Today I disassembled my current fixed-gear, and reassembled all the parts in another frame, which I am considering to purchase. The current owner of the frame warned me that it might be too big for ...
I bought Author Basic (2012) with 17" frame. But I have some back aches after 2 or more hours of cycling (just cycling or with little jumpings) and sometimes I feel little unsure while riding ...
I bought a new, cheap and maybe nasty fixed gear bike. They were only in sizes 54cm and 56cm, so I had to go for 56cm, even though my road bike is 61cm and I'm 186cm. My first few skidding attempts ...
I'm looking to buy a second bike and have found a really nice frame. The bike I cycle at the moment, which fits me perfectly (I am 5'11" (180cm)), has a 55cm top tube. The frame I'm looking at has a ...
How in the world does 17-18 inches match up to 53-54 cm?? I was looking up bicycle sizing charts and found the ones on the Evans website interesting, if somewhat confusing. For example, see the ...
I am 182cm (5' 11'') tall and am looking into buying a new frame for my mountain bike. Right now i have a 19'' frame and i found a good deal on a 17'' frame. The guy from the shop told me that it ...
I asked about buying a bike here, and someone asked on my behalf about test-riding a bike before buying. My question is, what should I know, or should have known, about the sizing or 'geometry' of a ...