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Old 05-15-09, 12:29 PM   #1
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moved the seat back.....

what muscles will be more stressed?

just wondering.
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Old 05-15-09, 12:37 PM   #2
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Did you change your saddle height, stem length as well? No matter what, a height adj will be needed.

Good luck.
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Old 05-15-09, 12:39 PM   #4
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hammies, glutes, hip flexors.
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Old 05-15-09, 12:51 PM   #5
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Did you change your saddle height, stem length as well? No matter what, a height adj will be needed.

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I moved the seat back just 2 or 3 mm.

no major problems just a bit of soreness in the glutes, but I've had that since tuesday's 2x20 =)
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2-3mm further back should not even be noticed

that's like moving your saddle up 1mm
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Did you ....reach down between your legs when you....eased the seat back?


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Seriously though. If you move your seat back, you can recruit more butt power. I have mine fairly far back of KOPS and it just seems like I can get more power out of the big muscles back there. I also feel more centered over the bike so it seems to handle better (though perhaps that's just a "feel" thing.)
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Seriously though. If you move your seat back, you can recruit more butt power. I have mine fairly far back of KOPS and it just seems like I can get more power out of the big muscles back there. I also feel more centered over the bike so it seems to handle better (though perhaps that's just a "feel" thing.)
I noticed better handling, especially while descending once my saddle was moved back.

I think I do want to move my cleats back a little again.
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I think I do want to move my cleats back a little again.
Don't do it. You'll be posting in here tomorrow about some new pains you're having.
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