# Is there more than one ideal seat post height based on type of riding?

## What is the most common seat post size?

27.2mm

While there are any number of post diameters out there, most modern road and MTB bike frames accept a seatpost of either 27.2mm in diameter (‘standard’), 30.9 or 31.6mm (‘oversize’).

## What should be the height of cycle seat?

Calculating your ideal saddle height based on your inseam is easy. On average, the seat height should be 109% of your inseam. You can thus use your calculator to multiply your inseam in millimetres by 1,09. Multiply by 1,09 and you know your correct saddle height.

## How do you mark a saddle height?

Quote from video: Put it up at the bottom of your bike shorts. Make sure it's snug put the binding of the book. Up. Against the wall. And then you're going to mark.

## How do I know what size seat post I need?

To find out the diameter of your seatpost, you must remove the seatpost from the bicycle frame and look for the size, which is stamped just below the “Minimum Insert” line toward the bottom. The number will be a three-digit number (such as 26.8 or 27.2 or 31.6).

## How do I choose a seatpost?

Quote from video: There's a very simple method which is to go ahead and loosen up your seat clamp bolt here slide your saddle. And your seat post out. Look at the seat post and see if there's a number printed on there.

## How do I choose a seatpost setback?

Straight and Setback Seatposts

The amount of setback or offset is best determined through a basic bike fit at a participating bike shop. They will look at the relationship between your knee and pedal axle, as well as your hip angle/mobility and will determine how far you should sit behind your crankset.

## What happens if saddle is too high?

A saddle that is too high will cause the hips to rock back and forth. Not only does this detract from pedalling efficiency, but it can also be extremely uncomfortable. Discomfort can show up in your lower back or as knee pain (especially in the back of the knee).

## What happens if your bike seat is too low?

A saddle too low usually means the hip angle between the torso and the thigh at the top of the stroke is restricted, which further diminishes the ability to generate force. And when force is generated, some of it is transferred into the knee instead of down to the foot, and this is a common cause of anterior knee pain.

## How do I know if my saddle is too low?

When pedalling, your knees point outwards much like Chaplin’s famous waddle. You may not feel any pain, but you look daft and you’re wasting energy. And your thighs feel the burn when you climb. Don’t worry, you’re not a wimp – this is a sure-fire sign that your saddle is too low.

Make saddle height changes 2 mm at a time to avoid leg and knee strain. If you are using clipless pedals, you can also use a mathematical formula. Here’s how: Stand barefoot on a hard floor, back to a wall, with a book snugged up between your legs, spine facing away. Measure from the floor to the top of the book spine.

## Should your leg be fully extended on a bike?

Your leg should fully extend when cycling, but your foot should never lose contact with the pedal. After the test run, go back to adjusting the bike seat if necessary.

## Which bike is good for 5.4 height?

Classic 350 or bajaj avenger street 150/180/220 if you prefer a relaxed ride,else go for pulsar ns 200 or Apache rtr 200 4v.

## What are the different types of bike seat posts?

Types

• Plain. This type, usually found on older bikes, less expensive bikes, or kids bikes, consists of a tube which may decrease in diameter for the last inch or so (2.54 cm) and a separate clamping mechanism at the top. …
• Integrated. …
• Aero. …
• Suspension. …
• Pivotal. …
• Seatmast and cap. …
• Dropper.

## What seatpost has the most setback?

These two-bolt seat posts have a generous 30mm of setback, among the longest ever. This is very important for those who ride leather saddles that often have little fore-and-aft adjustment due to the short rails.

## Is a suspension seatpost worth it?

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## Are all seatpost the same size?

Seatpost diameters generally range from 22 mm to 35 mm in 0.2 mm increments. The most common size is 27.2 mm (1.07 in) for most bikes, especially for the higher-quality models. BMX bikes commonly use 25.4 seatposts. In some modern bikes with thicker alloy or carbon tubing, larger diameters such as 30.9 mm are used.

## Are bike seat posts universal?

Yes, bike seats are universal. And the good news is you’re likely to have a very easy time replacing your bicycle seat. There are a couple exceptions when it comes to bike saddle interchangeability. I’ll cover those so you know what to look out for.

## How do I know what size dropper seatpost I need?

To choose the correct travel dropper post, measure from the seatpost collar to the seat rail (in your climbing, or highest setting) on your current bike. Subtract 50mm from this measurement and the resulting number is the maximum travel length dropper post you can comfortably run.

## What size is a Schwinn seat post?

These are what you need for your classic Schwinn bicycle. American made by Wald in 20.6mm diameter. The diameter at the top of the seatpost where seat rail clamp sits is modern 22.2mm diameter.

## What is a seatpost offset?

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## How do you use a seatpost shim?

Quote from video: With this little shim typically you'd slide it over the seat post and then just slide that into your frame. And clamp it just under the seat clamp roughly something like that. I have done this before.