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Saddle position- knee/crank allignment(3 posts)

Saddle position- knee/crank allignmentbenja15
Jan 20, 2003 8:26 PM
I have heard that when you have your cranks parallel to the ground and you drop a plumb line from your knee, it should intersect with the pedal spindle. Is this true, because im not sure it is true for my bike setup
For answers, try some of these . . .mja
Jan 21, 2003 5:28 AM
http://www.abicibikes.com/Bike_Fit.asp
http://www.freewheelcycle.com/bikefit.html
http://www.bsn.com/cycling/ergobike.html
http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/fitting.htm
http://www.roadbikerider.com/free%20articles.htm#How%20to%20Perfect%20Your%20Riding%20Position%20&%20Technique
http://www.cyfacusa.com/Frame_Fitting.htm
http://www.coloradocyclist.com/bikefit/
http://www.wrenchscience.com/WS1/getSized.asp
http://www.byrn.org/cobb_fit.htm
Alternate POVrdbkr
Jan 21, 2003 7:58 PM
This one, by Keith Bontrager, suggests that you don't necessarily have to be spot-on with the knee-over-pedal thing.

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/kops.html