Bicycle frame geometry

Bicycle frame geometry

Updated: 16/11/2018. This post explains the term: “bicycle frame geometry”. Frame geometry consists of important attributes like fork trail, rake, wheelbase etc. All those will be defined, explained, along with how they affect bicycle’s handling and ride characteristics. Contents: 1. Bicycle frame 2. Steering – front part of the frame …2.1. Head tube angle …2.2. … Read moreBicycle frame geometry

Bicycle fork

Bicycle fork - types, construction, important parts...

Updated: 28/01/2019. This post explains bicycle fork types and basic terms. A separate post explains the names of bicycle fork and headset bearing parts. Contents:1. What is a bicycle fork?2. Important dimensions3. Types of forks..3.1. Systems of fork attachment…..3.1.1. Threaded forks…..3.1.2. Threadless – “ahead” forks..3.2. Brake attachment system…..3.2.1. Brakes mounted at the centre of the … Read moreBicycle fork

How to choose a correct bicycle frame size

Real (effective) bicycle frame size - how to choose a correct bicycle frame size

Updated: 16/11/2018. What is a correct, “real” (i.e. effective) bicycle frame size? How to measure it, tell which one will fit? While most other things can be “tweaked” to fit a rider, if a frame is too small, or too big (especially by more than “one size wrong”), it is very hard “fix” – since … Read moreHow to choose a correct bicycle frame size