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Old 12-23-2019, 07:26 PM
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actually I think saddle on the middle of the rails is a good discrete starting point. Even if kops were the correct spot, it's not terribly easy to measure properly (especially alone) --are you on a level surface, front of kneecap vs tibial tuberosity...drop the heel vs point toe alone introduces enough variance, and then there's the static sitting on the saddle at point x trying to measure with no load vs dynamic fit actually pedaling and settling into a sweet spot
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Old 12-30-2019, 07:46 AM
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tried this on my bikes and could easily do it on them.....but Ive worked in two bike shops fit people be4. Thanks Dave.
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Old 02-09-2020, 10:52 PM
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I just gave this approach a try and it feels great to this point.
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Old 02-10-2020, 04:56 PM
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Peter White also describes setback. For some reason reading it this way really resonated with me.
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Old 02-18-2020, 05:05 PM
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This is great - thanks for reposting this gem
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Old 08-13-2020, 10:33 PM
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https://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com...or-road-bikes/
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Old 08-14-2020, 03:03 PM
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I also read and tried out Dave's method and the results have been astounding. This post explains it where your upper body muscles are relaxed and allows them to dedicate more effort to breathing as opposed to support.

Aside from the position of my body and pedaling, I'm now able to ride much farther, much faster without needing to drink or eat as much. Yesterday I went out for a 100 mile ride and my wife asked me if I actually rode 100 miles because I was home so early.
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Old 08-15-2020, 09:31 PM
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I fiddle with my bike position a lot which isn't good but when I get lost I always find a hill near by to ride up, put the bike in an easy gear and my hands close by the stem.

I can feel if I'm too far back thus toeing or not. This is such a good, easy way to work out setback of the saddle.

I personally believe riding in the hills is more conductive to finding a better bike position. I find riding the on the flat roads tends towards a slammed/saddle forward approach.
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Old 08-21-2020, 07:58 PM
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Thanks for brining this to light.
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Old 08-22-2020, 06:39 AM
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I also read and tried out Dave's method and the results have been astounding. This post explains it where your upper body muscles are relaxed and allows them to dedicate more effort to breathing as opposed to support.

Aside from the position of my body and pedaling, I'm now able to ride much farther, much faster without needing to drink or eat as much. Yesterday I went out for a 100 mile ride and my wife asked me if I actually rode 100 miles because I was home so early.
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