1. Preparation

In order to adjust a bike correctly, two points should be considered before you start. Place your bike on a level surface and have the necessary tools ready. You can then start with making the perfect adjustments.

Your bike type: City bike

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Adjusting the saddle angle

Align your saddle horizontally. Slide the saddle on the saddle frame centrally over the seatpost.

Important: after adjusting the handlebars, the saddle height and position should be checked again. If necessary, re-adjust the saddle.

For the next steps, have a helper hold you while you sit on the bike. Or lean against a wall.

Adjusting the saddle angle

Align your saddle horizontally. Slide the saddle on the saddle frame centrally over the seatpost.

Important: after adjusting the handlebars, the saddle height and position should be checked again. If necessary, re-adjust the saddle.

For the next steps, have a helper hold you while you sit on the bike. Or lean against a wall.

Adjusting the saddle angle

Align your saddle horizontally. Slide the saddle on the saddle frame centrally over the seatpost.

Important: after adjusting the handlebars, the saddle height and position should be checked again. If necessary, re-adjust the saddle.

For the next steps, have a helper hold you while you sit on the bike. Or lean against a wall.

Adjusting the saddle angle

Align your saddle horizontally. Slide the saddle on the saddle frame centrally over the seatpost.

Important: after adjusting the handlebars, the saddle height and position should be checked again. If necessary, re-adjust the saddle.

For the next steps, have a helper hold you while you sit on the bike. Or lean against a wall.

Adjusting the saddle angle

Align your saddle horizontally. Slide the saddle on the saddle frame centrally over the seatpost.

Important: after adjusting the handlebars, the saddle height and position should be checked again. If necessary, re-adjust the saddle.

For the next steps, have a helper hold you while you sit on the bike. Or lean against a wall.

Adjusting the saddle angle

Align your saddle horizontally. Slide the saddle on the saddle frame centrally over the seatpost.

Important: after adjusting the handlebars, the saddle height and position should be checked again. If necessary, re-adjust the saddle.

For the next steps, have a helper hold you while you sit on the bike. Or lean against a wall.

Continue to Step 2. Adjusting the saddle height

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Dr. Achim Schmidt

Cycling expert at the German Sport University Cologne

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