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Frame Sizing With/Without Shoes

j_voraj_vora Posts: 52
edited 2 January in Road general
Hello !

What is the logic behind bicycle manufacturers suggesting riders measure their height without wearing shoes when shoes will be worn while cycling ?


Thanks in advance -

And here’s to wishing everyone the BEST for 2021 !!


Jai

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  • MattFalleMattFalle Posts: 4,269
    Maybe because your height is your height and different shoes will give you different heights?

    Some people may ride in flip flops, some in sandals, some in road bicycle shoes, some in work leather shoes, some in chukka boots, some barefoot, some in wellingtons, some in mountain bicycle shoes, some in high heels, some in platforms, some in socks, some in running trainer shoes, some in a Converse style casual sneaker, some in kitten heels, some in Adidas Gazelles or similar, some in Ugg boots, some in a working boot or a hiking boot or a military boot or welding boot or a galosh, some in FMBs, some in school shoes, maybe a traditional flat soled desert boot with a crepe sole.

    The possibilities are bountiful.

    It's all about fixed variables innit geezer.

    #sortedforshoesandpedals
  • j_voraj_vora Posts: 52
    edited 3 January
    MattFalle :

    You have missed on quite a few other types of footwear - Perhaps more research is warranted ??

    Innit newbie !!
  • elbowlohelbowloh Posts: 5,803
    MattFalle said:

    Maybe because your height is your height and different shoes will give you different heights?

    Some people may ride in flip flops, some in sandals, some in road bicycle shoes, some in work leather shoes, some in chukka boots, some barefoot, some in wellingtons, some in mountain bicycle shoes, some in high heels, some in platforms, some in socks, some in running trainer shoes, some in a Converse style casual sneaker, some in kitten heels, some in Adidas Gazelles or similar, some in Ugg boots, some in a working boot or a hiking boot or a military boot or welding boot or a galosh, some in FMBs, some in school shoes, maybe a traditional flat soled desert boot with a crepe sole.

    The possibilities are bountiful.

    It's all about fixed variables innit geezer.

    #sortedforshoesandpedals

    Uh, you forgot Cuban heels.
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  • mangliermanglier Posts: 731
    Wot, no Crocs?
  • MattFalleMattFalle Posts: 4,269
    manglier said:

    Wot, no Crocs?

    Definitly no crocs. The Farage of the footwear world.

    #hitwithclubsandshootwithgunsandsetfireto
  • MattFalleMattFalle Posts: 4,269
    elbowloh said:

    MattFalle said:

    Maybe because your height is your height and different shoes will give you different heights?

    Some people may ride in flip flops, some in sandals, some in road bicycle shoes, some in work leather shoes, some in chukka boots, some barefoot, some in wellingtons, some in mountain bicycle shoes, some in high heels, some in platforms, some in socks, some in running trainer shoes, some in a Converse style casual sneaker, some in kitten heels, some in Adidas Gazelles or similar, some in Ugg boots, some in a working boot or a hiking boot or a military boot or welding boot or a galosh, some in FMBs, some in school shoes, maybe a traditional flat soled desert boot with a crepe sole.

    The possibilities are bountiful.

    It's all about fixed variables innit geezer.

    #sortedforshoesandpedals

    Uh, you forgot Cuban heels.
    Good call - apols

    And cowboyboots

    #footwear
  • Ben6899Ben6899 Posts: 8,601
    MattFalle said:

    Maybe because your height is your height and different shoes will give you different heights?

    Some people may ride in flip flops, some in sandals, some in road bicycle shoes, some in work leather shoes, some in chukka boots, some barefoot, some in wellingtons, some in mountain bicycle shoes, some in high heels, some in platforms, some in socks, some in running trainer shoes, some in a Converse style casual sneaker, some in kitten heels, some in Adidas Gazelles or similar, some in Ugg boots, some in a working boot or a hiking boot or a military boot or welding boot or a galosh, some in FMBs, some in school shoes, maybe a traditional flat soled desert boot with a crepe sole.

    The possibilities are bountiful.

    It's all about fixed variables innit geezer.

    #sortedforshoesandpedals


    We now know what the MFs ride in.
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  • MattFalleMattFalle Posts: 4,269
    means you don't get oil on your stockings
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