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    Sliding forward on my saddle

    I just started wearing my new cycling shorts today and I am sliding forward on the seat sometimes, does this normally happen? I have the saddle level, would raising the nose of it help at all? HOw much should I rasie it?

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    Raise the nose just enough. Carry the wrench with you on your next ride in case it doesn't work out.
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    Perhaps you're a little stretched out on your bike. You could try diminishing the reach by changing the handlebar angle.

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    Hah! I've got a slick seat. On the bike, I mean. Elevating the nose worked, but it doesn't take much.
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