Bike Setup

Discuss light weight issues concerning mountain bikes & parts.

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by Tippster

Can someone direct me to a website which can describe the correct setup for a mountain bike.

My Chiropractor has advised me to ensure my setup (saddle and bars) is not placing excess strain on my lower back and neck.

Stuff like:
saddle in relation to the BB
degree of bend in the knee when leg is fully stretched
distance between saddle and bars

bike is a hard tail and riden both on and off road XC.
I'm 5' 8'' and 175lbs

thanks in advance.

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by Sandal

:arrow: to the of the page in the middle there's a link saying something like "get fit to the road or mountain bike" 8)
weight concerned = good, weight obsessed = bad!

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by nikh

I'd highly suggest going to a respected bike shop and have them properly fit you.

This is the first thing I'm going to do when I get some money together...probably in the year 2020 :wink:

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