After you have decided on the type and cost of your bike it is very important to be properly measured and fit so it works well with your body style.
This is the 6th tip in our series: “7 Road Bike Shopping Basics” which is also available as a FREE eBook at www.GearedUp.biz/ebooks/7-road-bike-shopping-basics.
Too often people buy a bike and try to start riding in whatever default position it is in. This quickly leads to sore necks, shoulders, backs and knee injuries. Remember, riding is supposed to improve your health, not hinder it! The salesperson should help you with the proper bike fitting and adjustments when you buy the bike. However, if you purchase a used bike, or you need to make your own adjustments at home, here are some rules to follow: