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Offline rcoast911

Priority Bicycle
« on: October 02, 2022, 05:35:58 pm »
I am shopping for a new fitness bike. I am a 5'2" female and I am having quite a time finding a bike that fits me. I am interested in the Priority Continuum Onyx, but I am concerned that the reach may be too long. It is a flat bar fitness type bike and it looks amazing. According to their measurements, my inseam is at the very bottom of their smallest frame.  I am wondering if anyone out there has one and can give me some advise.  Am a little apprehensive to purchase a bike without test riding or at least a fitting....thanks for any info

Offline dkoloko

Re: Priority Bicycle
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2022, 10:58:53 am »
Just in response to reach. Stem might be reversed. Bars might be reversed. Bars might be changed.

Offline HikeBikeCook

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Re: Priority Bicycle
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2022, 08:09:43 pm »
the one thing that cannot be changed is stand over height, although wearing mountain bike versus road bike shoes can buy you maybe a 1/2". Almost everything else can be adjusted with swapping parts. Google how to properly measure stand over height or pay your LBS to fit you to a frame.
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Offline UncaBuddha

Re: Priority Bicycle
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2022, 10:18:17 am »
How are you measuring your inseam? It really requires two people using the "book between the legs against a wall in sock feet" method.

Offline dkoloko

Re: Priority Bicycle
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2022, 10:45:34 am »
Maybe the book between the legs measuring method requires two people. I have been satisfied with measuring (using a flattened pizza box or equivalent) with just myself. In any case, formulas just give the starting point. You tweak from there.