Stance width: what it is and why you should care

Stance width: what it is and why you should care

Stance width is often ignored, simply because most equipment manufacturers have failed to develop suitable products. For any bike fit, we’ve come to expect a certain number of things to happen, and for them to happen in a certain order. An evaluation of our body and our riding is followed by choosing a saddle, getting our shoes set and then we pedal. How to get a perfect fit on your mountain bike From unisex to female-friendly: 6 tweaks for better bike fit Quick exercises to get you fit for mountain biking Saddles are tilted, moved forwards and backwards, up and down and eventually our engine is comfortable. The fitter moves to the front of the bike to manage the cockpit. Handlebars are rotated, shifters are set, brake levers dialed and finally the stem finds a new home. More advanced fitters will evaluate the hip, knee and ankle, and some of ...

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