Top 10+ proper seat height on a mountain bike

1 Mountain Bike Sizing & Fit Guide | REI Co-op

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  • Published: 09/07/2021
  • Review: 4.91 (975 vote)
  • Summary: When you lift a mountain bike, you want 2″ minimum clearance between the tires and the ground. This allows you to be comfortable getting off the saddle for 

2 How to Adjust Your Seat Height and Angle (with Video) | BikeRide

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  • Published: 11/11/2021
  • Review: 4.72 (354 vote)
  • Summary: Adjust your seat height by loosening the pinch bolt where the seatpost slides into the frame. Twist the seat to raise or lower the post as needed and then 

3 How to set your saddle height and know when you’ve got it right

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  • Published: 11/02/2021
  • Review: 4.53 (595 vote)
  • Summary: · The saddle height measurement is the distance from the pedal surface to the top of the saddle with the crank arm down and in line with the seat 

4 How to set up the Seat Height and Saddle Position on Your MTB

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  • Published: 02/11/2022
  • Review: 4.31 (200 vote)
  • Summary: · Sit on your bike with your heel on the pedal and the pedal at the lowest point of the revolution. · Raise your saddle until your knee is almost 

5 Mountain Bike Saddle Height Calculator – eBicycles

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  • Published: 01/30/2022
  • Review: 4.05 (538 vote)
  • Summary: The correct saddle height will ensure you are getting the most out of your bike (and your legs). Your leg muscles produce the most power when they are almost 

6 When sitting on a bike should your feet touch the ground?

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  • Published: 08/21/2021
  • Review: 3.98 (240 vote)
  • Summary: · For most styles of bicycles, including road, gravel, and mountain bikes, you’re at the CORRECT saddle height when you can only touch the 

7 How low should your seat go for downhill mountain biking?

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  • Published: 05/02/2022
  • Review: 3.62 (224 vote)
  • Summary: Your saddle should ideally be as low as possible, so that it never obstructs you from moving your body position around the bike during descending or other 

8 The Proper Height of a Mountain Bike Seat – SportsRec

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  • Published: 04/29/2022
  • Review: 3.55 (303 vote)
  • Summary: To set your seat height, lean the bike up against a wall so you can mount it without it tipping over. Next, adjust the seat height until your knee extends just 

9 Cockpit Setup – Mountain Biking Australia magazine

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  • Published: 08/15/2021
  • Review: 3.25 (436 vote)
  • Summary: The optimum height for efficient seated pedalling is when your legs extend to about 85-90% at the bottom of your pedal stroke. If the saddle is lower than this, 

10 How High Should My Bike Seat Be? Things You Should Know!

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  • Published: 07/30/2022
  • Review: 3.16 (295 vote)
  • Summary: · The Holmes method is one of the most precise and accurate ways of adjusting bike seat height. You have to take notice of your feet on the pedal 

11 How to Set Your Mountain Bike Seat Height… And Why It’s So

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  • Published: 09/23/2021
  • Review: 2.87 (108 vote)
  • Summary: · One quick and easy way to find the right saddle height is to simply stand next to the bike and set the saddle even with the top of your hip bone 

12 Fitting a Bike – Utah Mountain Biking

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  • Published: 12/20/2021
  • Review: 2.71 (92 vote)
  • Summary: The saddle height is the distance from the lowest spot on the saddle (where your butt will rest), and the middle of the bottom bracket (which is the “average” 

13 How to Determine the Correct Saddle Height – Mantel

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  • Published: 03/27/2022
  • Review: 2.7 (160 vote)
  • Summary: · The saddle height is always measured with the crank arm pointed down and in line with the seat tube. The distance from the center of the pedal 

14 How to Find Your Proper Bike Seat Height – Bicycling

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  • Published: 03/12/2022
  • Review: 2.52 (99 vote)
  • Summary: · There are various formulas for determining bike saddle height, but you needn’t be a mathematician to achieve the correct height. Your knees 

15 How to set the saddle height on your bike – BikeRadar

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  • Published: 02/04/2022
  • Review: 2.59 (68 vote)
  • Summary: · Generally speaking, at full extension (which is not 6 o’clock – more like 5 o’clock) 30 to 40 degrees of knee bend is the generally accepted 

16 My Correct Saddle Height for a Mountain Bike – Altitude Seven

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  • Published: 01/18/2022
  • Review: 2.48 (169 vote)
  • Summary: · Your correct seat height is 109 percent of that length. Here you need to measure the distance that is right from the top of your seat all the