My brother, Alan, in the UK is looking at buying his first road bike and is looking at THIS one.
Can anyone tell me though, why some bikes are sized using imperial inches rather than cm ?
Alan is looking for an entry level bike and wanted to spend a max of 600 UK pounds, so if anyone knows of a good bargain ( near the London area) we would be interested to know. ( Preferably 9 or 10 speed Tiagra, with a compact crank in a size 56cm)
Yeah, they talked so much that Canada switched to metric some 40 years ago to stay on the same page as them - they never attempted the change but we went ahead - ish. Highway signs, fuel, weather temperature, rain / snow accumulations are still in metric, but sadly there was great resistance to the change initially and there has been a relentless trend back towards Imperial.
The USA will never adopt metric.
Glen, interesting to learn that the US originally used metric. Wonder why it changed to the British Imperial system.