Only when you are on the saddle comfortably, makes Cycling fun. The correct saddle height is easy to check and adjust.
Göttingen (dpa/tmn) – Bicycle riders should make sure that your saddle is set correctly. How this works is explained in the press-service Bicycle (PDF). A tutorial in three steps.
step 1: put Everything in the balance, right?
First of all, it is checked whether the saddle is horizontal. Important: The bike should stand straight. Be used a level and a hex key, or a multi-tool. Thus, the screw connection is achieved in the seatpost. The water level is now on the saddle, this will be aligned and re-tightened.
step 2: The heel trial
a friend to hold the bike while the cyclist or the Radlerin rises. Alternatively, it is possible to support yourself on a wall. While the cyclist sits on the saddle, must be a Pedal at the lowest possible point. Now the heel on the Pedal and presses the knee. The driver does not reach the Pedal with the heel, must be placed in the saddle deeper. The knee is bent, however, this heel sample slightly, he belongs higher.
step 3: The saddle adjust for correct posture
To Adjust now you need to open the screw or the quick release on the seat post and the seat post moved as needed. The saddle has to support a printed-on scale, can be found the appropriate setting more quickly. In addition, the correct sitting posture is important: a round back, needs to be readjusted. You can see how the attitude changes when you have a couple of mm pulls the saddle on the frame forward or backward. In the ideal case, the spine makes an S-shape.Date Of Update: 19 June 2020, 17:35