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Old 10-06-2016, 12:52 PM
duncanknudsen duncanknudsen is offline
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Bike Geometry - What is the best bike fitting website??

Hey I am shopping for a new frame and I am trying to compare geometries for my riding style. I'm a cat 5 racer that will probably never hit cat 4 because of my work schedule. Most of the time I do long weekend rides.

I am looking for some help choosing geometries, are there any bike fitting websites you guys would suggest?

Cheers
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Old 10-06-2016, 04:04 PM
11.4 11.4 is offline
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Personally, I think you'll get the best fitting advice in the fitting threads here, on Weight Weenies, and Velocipedesalon. It may mean reading a lot of threads, but there's a lot of information to ingest if you want to do it right.
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Old 10-09-2016, 12:10 PM
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Personally, I think you'll get the best fitting advice in the fitting threads here, on Weight Weenies, and Velocipedesalon. It may mean reading a lot of threads, but there's a lot of information to ingest if you want to do it right.
I completely agree. on the other hand, it helps greatly to be informed so it doesn't hurt to run the numbers at CC

http://www.competitivecyclist.com/St...INT_ID=IB12809

and colorado cyclist has the general notions

https://www.coloradocyclist.com/bikefit
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Old 10-09-2016, 12:51 PM
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Hey I am shopping for a new frame and I am trying to compare geometries for my riding style. I'm a cat 5 racer that will probably never hit cat 4 because of my work schedule. Most of the time I do long weekend rides.

I am looking for some help choosing geometries, are there any bike fitting websites you guys would suggest?

Cheers
Why not try getting a fit? Montano Velo will do a basic fit for around $100
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Old 10-11-2016, 07:17 PM
nate2351 nate2351 is offline
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I've never had a fit by numbers chart work for me. They are often WAY off from where a fitter has put me in my past few fits.

There is no way for those systems to take your range of motion and general flexibility in account.
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Old 10-11-2016, 08:33 PM
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It's best to see a fitter who can help you make informed decisions on what frames work best for you. Also, it helps if they're not tied to a bike shop so they don't have a bias to sell you only what they stock
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