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Liv’s Bike Fit and Size Guide

Take the first step to finding your dream bike. It doesn’t matter if you are competing at the highest level or commuting to work, superior fit is all-important and choosing the right bike size is the first step to getting your perfect ride.

Bike Sizing Charts

For specific bike models, check out Liv bikes in your region here. Sizing should be used as a reference only. The best way to determine your correct size is to head into your local authorized Liv dealer. Available sizes may vary from country to country.

Find Your Size for ROAD AND CYCLOCROSS BIKES

Find Your Size for MOUNTAIN BIKES

Find Your Size for LIFESTYLE BIKES

Athlete Testimonials: What Bike Size do the Pros Ride?

Our Liv Racing athletes ride Liv bikes in competition, during training, and for fun. It’s their feedback after rounds of prototypes and testing that inspires the final fit adjustments to make the best bikes for female bodies. While putting Liv bikes through the paces, our athletes have the opportunity to dial in their fit and make sure they are on the right size bike. Because, when it comes down to it, it's not just your height that plays a role in what size bike you will choose. Every rider has her own unique anatomy, riding style, and personal preferences. So, we've asked Liv athletes to share their information to help you make a more informed decision when choosing the bike size you will ride.

Still, nothing compares to jumping on a bike and taking it for a test ride before your purchase. That's why we recommend visiting your local bike shop or trying a bike at a Liv bike demo event near you.  After any bike purchase, a professional fit is always highly recommended.

Allysa Seely

Professional Paratriathlete

Height: 5ft 4in OR 162.5 cm

Inseam: 30.7in OR 78 cm

Bike Size: XS

Bikes I Ride: Envie Advanced Pro, Avow Advanced Pro, Pique Advanced

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

I changed the saddle on my Avow to the Liv contact SLR forward.

Why I Love My Bike

I love that my bikes are easy to handle and turn on a dime.

Ayesha McGowan

Professional Road Athlete

Height: 5ft 3.5in OR 161 cm=

Bike Size: Extra Small (Road), Small (MTB)

Bikes I Ride: Langma Advanced Pro, Brava, Pique Advanced Pro 29, EnviLiv Advanced Pro

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

I changed the bar width on my Langma to 38 cm and use different saddles.

Why I Love My Bike

They're super comfortable and really fun to ride!

Caroline Washam

Professional Gravity MTB Athlete

Height: 5ft 5in OR 165.1 cm

Inseam: 30.5in OR 77.5 cm

Bike Size: Medium (Gravity MTB), Small (XC, Trail, Road)

Bikes I Ride: Hail Advanced, Intrigue Advanced, Intrigue E+, Pique Advanced Pro 29, Pique SX, EnviLiv, Giant Glory

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

I've always ridden small Liv mountain bikes with 50mm stem length, 760mm width handlebars, 125mm dropper post and Liv Contact SL Forward saddle. This year, I've sized up on the Hail for a longer wheel base and more stability on high-speed courses. This is the same reason I ride a medium downhill bike as well. For most riding I do, I love riding a smaller frame because it's comfortable, playful, and fun! But, when it comes to racing and reaching high speeds, a longer frame is beneficial. I went with a 40mm stem on my medium Hail.

Why I Love My Bike

My bikes make me excited to ride. I'm constantly blown away when I jump on a new Liv bike because it literally feels like it was made for me. From the colors and graphics to the fit and performance, my Liv bikes check all the boxes!

Crystal Anthony

Professional XC and CX Athlete

Height: 5ft 4in OR 162.2 cm

Inseam: 29in OR 73.6 cm

Bike Size: X-Small (CX), Small (MTB + Road)

Bikes I Ride: Pique Advanced Pro 29, Langma Advanced Pro, Hail Advanced, Brava

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

Wider handlebars on the Brava - 42 cm.

Why I Love My Bike

Brava is very versatile, great for exploring everything from cyclocross to gravel to single track. The Hail is great for chunky trails and features. Pique is nimble and fast for single track / XC.

Isabella Naughton

U23 Enduro Athlete

Height: 5ft 6in OR 167.6 cm

Inseam: 33in OR 83.8 cm

Bike Size: Medium

Bikes I Ride: Hail Advanced, Intrigue Advanced

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

I cut my handlebars to 760mm wide.

Why I Love My Bike

I love that my bikes are made specifically for women and that they fit me so well, I feel super comfortable aboard all my Liv bikes!

Kaysee Armstrong

Professional XC, CX and Gravel Athlete

Height: 5ft 6in OR 167.6 cm

Inseam: 31in OR 78.7 cm

Bike Size: Medium (MTB), Small (CX, Gravel, Road)

Bikes I Ride: Pique Advanced Pro 29, Brava, Intrigue Advanced, EnviLiv Advanced Pro

Why I Love My Bike

I love how comfortable I feel on my bikes!

Leonie Picton

Professional Enduro Athlete

Height: 5ft 7in OR 170 cm

Inseam: 37.4in OR 95 cm

Bike Size: Medium (Intrigue), Large (Hail)

Bikes I Ride: Hail Advanced, Intrigue Advanced

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

I change the saddle, stem stack height, and cut my bars to 780mm.

Why I Love My Bike

They feel naturally normal from teh first time you swing your leg over.

Lesley Paterson

Professional Off-road Triathlete

Height: 5ft 3in OR 160 cm

Inseam: 25in OR 63.5 cm

Bike Size: X-Small

Bikes I Ride: Obsess Advanced, Pique Advanced, Envie Advanced

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

Other than changing my saddle out, I didn't need to change anything which was my first time EVER!

Why I Love My Bike

Because it is light and nimble and VERY responsive. It just feels like it’s a part of me rather than something I’m having to try and move around!

Lisa Tertsch

Professional Triathlete

Height: 5ft 6in OR 168 cm

Inseam: 32in OR 81 cm

Bike Size: Small

Bikes I Ride: EnviLiv

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

I changed the stem length to 90mm and the handlebar width to 36cm

Why I Love My Bike

I love the color of my bike and it also just feels really good during riding, eventhough I cannot pinpoint exactly why.

Radka Kahlefeldt

Professional Triathlete

Height: 5ft 7in OR 170 cm

Inseam: 31.5in OR 80 cm

Bike Size: Medium (Road + MTB), Extra Small (Triathlon)

Bikes I Ride: Avow Advanced Pro, Langma Advanced Pro Disc, EnviLiv Advanced Pro, Intrigue Advanced

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

The only thing I change is the saddle on my Avow!

Why I Love My Bike

Comfort and quality and of course the beautiful designs. Every women must have a beautiful looking bike!

Rae Morrison

Professional Enduro Athlete

Height: 5ft 7in OR 170 cm

Inseam: 31.5in OR 80 cm

Bike Size: Medium (Road), Large (MTB)

Bikes I Ride: Hail Advanced, Intrigue Advanced, Langma Advanced Pro

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

I adjusted a few things on my mountain bikes to best fit my personal preferences. I run a 50mm stem, cut my bars down to 750mm, and I have gone with a longer dropper post. My road bike I keep completely stock.

Why I Love My Bike

I love my bikes for the adventure and thrills they take me on. I love the confidence and speed it inspires in me. The Hail is a mini DH bike that can pedal so there is no track out of its depth and can make you feel very secure and confident as well as push your riding beyond what you would expect.

Riley Miller

Enduro Athlete

Height: 5ft 2in OR 157.5 cm

Inseam: 28.5in OR 72.3 cm

Bike Size: Small

Bikes I Ride: Hail Advanced, Intrigue Advanced

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

Nope!

Why I Love My Bike

The Hail is so awesome because it fits so perfect and I feel super comfortable going downhill and cross country with all of the great features!

Sam Scipio

Gravel, CX, Road and Ultra-distance MTB Athlete

Height: 5ft 4in OR 162.2cm

Inseam: 31in OR 78.7cm

Bike Size: Small (MTB + Road), Extra Small (CX)

Bikes I Ride: Pique Advanced Pro 29, Brava, Langma Advanced Pro, Obsess Advanced

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

Obsess (0 offset seatpost, 40mm stem), Brava (60mm stem), Langma (80mm stem), Pique (nothing!).

Why I Love My Bike

The frames are light, responsive, and best of all - they fit me!

Sandra Walter

Professional XC and CX MTB Athlete

Height: 5ft 2in OR 157cm

Inseam: 28in OR 71cm

Bike Size: Small (MTB), Extra Small (CX + Road)

Bikes I Ride: Pique Advanced Pro 29, Brava, Langma Advanced Pro, Obsess Advanced

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

I always personalize fit. I run 170mm cranks on all my bikes, 400-420mm bars on CX bikes with short reach and shallow drop, 710mm flat bar on XC bikes, -25° 80mm stem on XC bikes (I like an aggressive position), 380mm bar on my Langma with 80mm stem. I always run my front end as low as possible on all my bikes. I obviously come from an XC race background, so this affects my fit preferences... efficiency.

Why I Love My Bike

Basically, once I have everything set up the way I like it, the bikes always feels like they're made for me. They all fit and handle intuitively. There are no compromises and it's evident they are designed with purpose. I'm always confident I'm going to love my new Liv before I even ride it.

Savilia Blunk

U23 XC Athlete

Height: 5ft 7in OR 170.2cm

Inseam: 31in OR 78.7cm

Bike Size: Medium (MTB), Small (Road)

Bikes I Ride: Pique Advanced Pro 29, EnviLiv Advanced Pro

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

I have a 90mm stem on my Pique and cut the bars down to 720mm.

Why I Love My Bike

On my Pique I really feel like I am on top of the bike, with full control for handling. I also have noticed I'm able to lean it and get lower with the women's specific frame. My EnviLiv feels so fast and I have definitely noticed I cover more ground on it because of the aero design.

Serena Bishop Gordon

Professional XC MTB and CX Athlete

Height: 5ft 5in OR 165 cm

Inseam: 29in OR 73.6 cm

Bike Size: Small

Bikes I Ride: Pique Advanced Pro 29, Brava, Langma Advanced Pro, Hail Advanced

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

Depending on the bike, I adjust my stem length and bar width. For road and cyclocross, I run 42 cm wide bars; for MTB I use 720mm wide bars.

Why I Love My Bike

Because: FIT! Most comfortable bikes I have ever ridden. When you ride a bike that fits, you forget about the bike, it is just an extension of your body, working with you to move you forward.

Shirin Gerami

Professional Triathlete

Height: 5ft 8in OR 173 cm

Inseam: 32.5in OR 82.5 cm

Bike Size: Medium (Triathlon), Small (Road + MTB)

Bikes I Ride: Avow Advanced Pro, EnviLiv Advanced Pro, Pique Advanced Pro 29

Bike Fit Adjustments I Made

Changed the saddle on my Avow.

Why I Love My Bike

Avow: Good on flats. Envie: Good for climbing. Pique: off season trail opportunity

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