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Old 07-20-20, 05:52 PM
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New bike

I have two road bike, both setup by bike shops. I just picked up a hybrid (neck problem), if I measure from saddle to peddle at itís farthest position, and set the new bike up at the same distance.

Will this work, or should I go to local shop to get it set up?
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I'd try everything I could think of and if nothing worked for me, then I'd go to someone else and ask. Never has happened though.

It's not like a mistake in fit is going to ruin you forever in one ride or two.


For certain measuring the old and new will get you in the there-about range. From there you might find differences in your upright from not so upright positions might make you want to change is slightly.
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If you are uncomfortabel with it.. doesnt hurt to take it somewhere.
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You might want to take a look at this also: Riding Position Discovery
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