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A "Moist" Outlook on Frame-Fit

Old 03-27-21, 01:32 PM
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A "Moist" Outlook on Frame-Fit

When considering the way you fit onto the bike, foot placement on the pedals ( your balance over the bottom bracket) , even in small increments will change the way your nervous system motivates you to balance over the bike. saddle positioning is where most of your weight likely will (but shouldn't necessarily) be. This is the second contact point which distributes your weight over the rear axle as you ride. Then, obviously you have your stem.

The stem, as a starting point, should hold the bars roughly level with your saddle. Anything dramatically lower or higher will likely necessitate the need for a different length stem according to how stretched out or crunched up you are.

With your three critical contact points in mind, you should never feel like you can easily keep too much or too little weight over the front or rear axle at any given moment. Your contact points on each side of the bottom bracket shouldn't be easy points of support to compensate for poor rider balance. Set yourself up in such a way which motivates you to maintain an efficient position which balances your over your bottom bracket properly. You should only "refer" to a contact point on either side of where your centre of gravity is "supposed" to be whenever a scenario deems this to be necessary. If you dont have simple and easy control of the balance over your bike at any given moment, these are the three main points you want to consider, in this order:

- Foot placement
- Saddle positioning
- Stem and handlebar setup
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