You will need
  • - Bicycle;
  • - a set of tools for bike repair.
If you chose a bike in a specialty store, then surely the sales assistant picked the right frame size bike for your height. Now you have to adjust the height of saddle and handlebar of a Bicycle. Start with a seat - sit on it and make sure that the leg is freely reaching the heel to pedal in the lowest position (N). Note the shoes - it is advisable to carry out the fitting in the shoes in which you are going to travel by bike.
If the leg will not straighten fully, it will lead to fatigue, since the leg muscles will not work optimally. And if the saddle is too high, the leg can't reach the pedals and would be difficult to fit on the bike.
Then adjust the tilt of the saddle first install it horizontally. Then in the process of Cycling you determine what seat position best suits you. If the toe of the seat to lift too high, there is a risk of discomfort in the crotch area. If you lower it too low will increase the load on hands, which will lead to quick fatigue.
Adjust the horizontal position of the saddle so that the period of sock from the seat to the handlebar stem (L) was equal to the distance from the elbow to the tips of the fingers.
Bikes of different models and destination have different steering offsets. Some of them can be adjusted in height only a few millimeters due to the intermediate rings. If for some reason you are not satisfied with the removal that is on the bike, then you can purchase this spare part to other geometry or to adjust handlebar height.
Select the fit where you intend to ride your bike - this will depend on the height of the handlebars. For travel on roads with traffic choose a fit which will not impede control over the situation on the road is approximately 30% of the slope of the back of the cyclist from the vertical. Do not lift the wheel too high, going uphill will be difficult.
Take a hex key, loosen the bolt on the stem, install the wheel to the desired height and tighten the bolt.
Handlebar height in relation to the position of the saddle in different categories of bikes should be different. Urban bikes have a wheel which is located above the saddle. In hybrid and mountain bike handlebars and saddle are approximately on the same line. The wheel speed of a road Bicycle below the saddle. This is the optimal performance for these bikes.