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Fitting Your Bike Are you confused about how you should fit a bike to your particular body dimensions? Have you been reading, found the terms Merxx or French Fit, and don’t know what you need? Every style of riding is different- in how you fit the bike to you, and the sizing of the bike itself. It’s more than just measuring your height, reach and inseam. With the help of Bike Fitting, you’ll be able to find the right fit for your frame size, style of riding, and your particular dimensions. Here ya’ go…..the location for everything fit related.

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Old 05-23-14, 10:24 PM   #1
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Learned a lot the hard way!

So I swapped out an annoying setback (but creaking) seatpost with the nice two bolter from my mtb. No setback. This made the roadbikes cockput a cm shorter. Then I rode 100 miles over the hills on it last night. Ouch. 1cm makes a big difference. Play mix and match with my spare parts and got all my bikes back to comfortable again. Interesting though that an increase in length of the cockpit demands a change in angle in the bars and can even mean an extra spacer under the stem to get it feeling right. They are all so interconnected one thing means changing three others. Learned a bunch.
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