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Hybrid Bike Size Guide

Choose the right size hybrid bike with our bike size guide. The right size hybrid bike will be more comfortable and will make a difference to your riding experience.

What Size Hybrid Bike Do I Need?

Height (feet & inches)

Height (cm)

Frame Size (inches)

Frame Size (cm)

General Sizing

4’8” – 5’1”

143 – 155cm




5’1” – 5’4”

155 – 163cm




5’4” – 5’7”

163 – 170cm




5’7” – 5’10”

170 – 178cm




5’10” – 6’0”

178 – 183cm




6’0” – 6’3”

183 – 191cm




6’3” – 6’5”

191 – 196cm




6’5” – 6’9”

196 – 205cm




What Size Hybrid Bike Do I Need?

Choosing the right size hybrid bike can make a real difference to your riding experience. A good fit on the bike will mean that you are more comfortable in the saddle so you will be able to ride more efficiently. This hybrid bike size guide will make things easier, as we will explain how to use the bike size charts to get the perfect fit.

You will need to match your height and inside leg measurements to the frame size recommended by the manufacturer. Our handy bike size chart makes this nice and easy.

Urban cyclists riding a hybrid bike in a city

How Are Hybrid Bikes Sized?

Hybrid bikes combine aspects of both road and mountain bikes and are either sized in inches (or occasionally centimetres), based on the length of the seat tube, or with a general size like medium or large, depending on the manufacturer. Sizes will vary slightly between manufacturers.

Urban cyclists with a Cube hybrid bike and a Cube step through hybrid bike

How Do I Choose The Right Size Bike?

The easiest way to choose the right size bike for you is to use our handy bike size chart. Simply measure your height and see the hybrid bike sizing chart to find the best fit.

Measure Your Height

Take your shoes off and stand on a flat surface next to a wall with your legs together and shoulders back.

Place a pencil on your head holding it horizontally, make a little mark on the wall and measure the distance from there to the floor.

Graphic showing how to measure your height

What Size Hybrid Bike Should I Choose If I Am Between Sizes?

Our bike sizing chart will sometimes recommend two different sizing options. This means that both the larger and smaller sizes recommended will be suitable for you. Which one you choose comes down to personal preference but, if you are unsure, the general rule of thumb is to go for the smaller size option.

This is because it is easier to make a small bike bigger (by raising the saddle height and/or fitting a longer stem) than it is to make a large bike smaller. However, on a hybrid bike, if you feel too stretched, you can also shorten the stem without adversely affecting the handling.

Urban cyclist riding a black hybrid bike in the city

For model specific sizing please check the product page.

Please note all sizing information is to be used as a guide only. This is because bike sizes can vary for different brands and models. If you are unsure which size bike will be best for you, our bike specialist team are here to help. Call us on 01792 3465601, chat with Live Help or email info@tredz.co.uk and we will be happy to assist you.

Can I Use The Bike Size Chart For Women’s Hybrid Bikes?

Yes, typically women’s hybrid bikes have a different frame geometry to unisex hybrids but they are sized in the same way. Women tend to have shorter upper bodies to men, so women’s specific hybrid bikes tend to have a shorter top tube which makes them shorter over all than a similarly sized unisex bikes. As this doesn’t affect the saddle height or stand-over clearance, your height and inside leg measurements are all you need to find the correct sized women's hybrid bike.

Our bike size chart is suitable for both unisex and women’s specific bikes.

Women on hybrid bikes riding a cycle path

Most Popular Hybrid Bikes

Frequently Asked Questions

What size hybrid bike should I get?

The best way to find out which size hybrid bike to get is to look at the hybrid bike size chart and find the size that matches your height. You can also check the size chart on the product page of the model you are interested in.

How do you size a comfort bike?

The size of a comfort bike is bike is usually shown on the frame. Traditionally the inches or centimetres size referred to the length of the seat tube from the centre of the cranks to the seat post clamp, but this isn’t always accurate on modern bikes with sloping top tubes.

Are hybrid bikes worth it?

Hybrid bikes are a great way to get around so saving money on train and bus tickets. They are also a good way to improve your fitness away from the gym so are well worth the initial buying price.

What is the best hybrid bike for a beginner?

The best hybrid bike for a beginner is one that is the right size for your height. This because a properly fitting bike is easier to ride and more comfortable. Choose a classic hybrid for gentle rides and a hybrid sports bike for fitness training and commuting.

What size bike do I need hybrid?

Getting the right size bike is crucial. See our hybrid bike size chart to find out what size bike you need for your height.