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    Saddle angle epiphany

    In a total 'duh' moment, I just figured out that the advice you read to adjust the seat angle to near-level doesn't work if your seat has springs in the back and a pivot near the front, and you weigh enough to tilt the saddle up when you sit down (slaps forehead too hard, shakes head).

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    Perma-Clyde (51)'s Avatar
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    I have springs and set mine pretty level without load. I guess that is a good thing.
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    Mine is sprung as well and set level without load. If you nose down it, you tend to slide forward on the saddle and load your hands and wrists more.
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