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01-23-21, 08:03 PM
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Posted By pakossa

I've read that the 90 rule is between the hip,...

I've read that the 90 rule is between the hip, shoulder, and wrist joints -- e.g., where they put those dots on the video capture fits -- NOT the torso to upper arm angle. Meaning, if you have the...
12-12-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By pakossa

For me, a 5mm difference in saddle height or...

For me, a 5mm difference in saddle height or fore/aft can literally cut my speed in half -- or double it -- going up a 12% grade. (But everyone is different, so my body may just be "hyper-sensitive"...
11-11-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By pakossa

Interesting. Maybe I will try that. Thing is,...

Interesting. Maybe I will try that. Thing is, that doesn't do me any good when I get a flat 30 miles from home . . .
02-15-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By pakossa

Yes, others -- like me -- are just like you. ...

Yes, others -- like me -- are just like you. Adjusting the saddle -- fore/aft or height -- by just 5mm results in me losing so much power, that it can literally drop my speed IN HALF while going up...
10-12-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By pakossa

It seems different cyclist have VERY different...

It seems different cyclist have VERY different definitions of "comfortable," especially in terms of bike fit and saddles.
09-21-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,451
Posted By pakossa

I simply measure form BB to center of saddle. I...

I simply measure form BB to center of saddle. I would think finding EXACTLY where your sit bones are would be rather tricky. (I think measuring to the widest point would be better than that.) In...
08-17-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,951
Posted By pakossa

Ideally, you want someone who knows more than...

Ideally, you want someone who knows more than just bike fit theories. He/she should have some kind of physical therapy, or similar background. Reason being, he/she will know when (and how) to...
07-06-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,053
Posted By pakossa

Probably cause the saddle is too far forward. ...

Probably cause the saddle is too far forward. (The rail placement on Brooks saddles puts it much further forward than most others. You may need a post with a lot of setback.)
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