Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: nashville, tn
Bikes: Commuters: Fuji Delray road, Fuji Discovery mtb...Touring: Softride Traveler...Road: C-dale SR300
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@ 6ft the bike is just on the upper reaches for your height. Sounds like the seat may be too high in reference to the handlebars. The saddle should be level or tilted forward slightly and the same height as the straight part of your handlebars. Also, the saddle may be too far rearward in the rail retainer attached to your seatpost thereby lengthening the distance from your seated position to your hands on the hbrs. Just make adjustments until you hit your sweet spot. Sometimes it takes a bit to dial in a new or new to you bike. Get gloves w/good padding. http://www.bikeisland.com
has Spenco Ironmans that are great. Not a shill just love the gloves and BI doesn't charge tax or shipping.
If all else fails go to a good lbs and get fitted properly and pay them whatever fee they charge...just don't let them invalidate your choice of rides which they very well may try to do. Been there.
Last edited by nashcommguy; 07-10-11 at 12:28 PM.