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Old 05-04-21, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Carbonfiberboy View Post
Do it this way: Start by using a long level (or a short one taped to a straight edge) to measure the horizontal distance between the saddle nose and the center of the bottom bracket on the old bike. Transfer that measurement to the new bike. Then measure saddle to hoods.
Easier to put the bike in a corner, with the back wheel against one wall. Measure from the wall to the saddle nose, and then from the wall to the bottom bracket, and subtract. Use the floor as reference for vertical measurements. No fussing with levels or plumb bobs.
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