Use our hybrid bike size guide to find the perfect frame size for you. Getting the right fit can make a real difference to your whole riding experience, giving you a comfortable and efficient ride.
To work out the right hybrid bike frame size for you, all you need is:
Then, use the size charts below to match your measurements to the manufacturers recommended frame size
Remember, all sizing information is a guide only. If you have any questions about bike sizing, our expert team is here to help. Call us on 0330 555 0080, use our Live Chat, or email us.
With your shoes off, stand upright against a wall, with your shoulders back and legs together. Use a pencil to make a small mark on the wall above your head – make sure you hold the pencil parallel to the floor. Then measure from the floor to your mark, in centimetres or feet and inches.
With your shoes off, stand upright with your back against a wall. Place a book/ruler between your legs, level with your crotch. Then measure from the floor to the top of the book/ruler, in centimetres or feet and inches (it’s easier if a friend helps).
Hybrid bikes combine features of both road and mountain bikes, and they can be sized in inches (like mountain bikes), centimetres (like road bikes) or using a S/M/L system. A hybrid bike frame size is calculated by measuring the length of the seat tube, from the centre of the front chainring to the top of the tube (where the seat post inserts). NB. Sizes can vary slightly between manufacturers.
If your measurements suggest that two hybrid bike sizes are suitable, then in the end it’s a personal choice, but the rule of thumb is to choose the smaller size. That’s because it is possible to make a smaller hybrid bike frame bigger (for example, by raising the saddle or fitting a longer stem), whereas if the frame itself is too big for you, it’s likely to be less comfortable and less efficient.
Yes – for example, a Medium women’s bike will be smaller than a Medium men’s bike. However, the sizing itself is calculated in the same way, so a 17” men’s and women’s bike have the same frame size.
If you have any questions about bike sizing, our expert team is here to help. Call us on 0330 555 0080, use our Live Chat, or email us.