How To: Set your saddle height and position

Don’t take this task lightly — instead follow these tips

How To Saddle Video
How To Set Saddle Height

You want about a 25-degree bend in your knee when the crankarm is fully extended.

If you’re new to cycling — or have just purchased a new bike — it’s a good idea to get a professional bike fit. But if you’re simply trying to dial in saddle position, you can probably sort it out on your own. Just know that getting your saddle to the right height is critical. An improperly set saddle can lead to power output inefficiencies at best, severe knee pain at worst. So don’t take this task lightly. Instead follow the tips in this helpful video from our friends at the Global Cycling Network.

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