Riding a bike is a great source of entertainment as well as a cheap way for everyday communication. As there is many other traffic available on the road, you should be cautious about your bike commuting. Make sure your bike fits according to your height and you feel comfortable with it.
Five Things You Should Consider
As a safety precaution, you should look for the following five elements and make sure they are appropriate for you. The five major precautionary points are:
- Frame Size
- Saddle Height
- Seat Position
- Seat Tilting
- Handlebar Position.
Let’s have a brief discussion to understand why these points are so important for a safe bike ride.
1.Frame Size Should Be Appropriate
Frame is the basic body of your bike and you cannot upgrade or alter these components so easily. The size of the frame depends much on the length of your legs. When you sit on the saddle, make sure both your feet are touching the ground flat.
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Again, if you ride a road bike, the distance between your crotch and top tube should be around 2/3 inches. In case of riding a mountain bike, the distance should be more. The distance should be reduced when you go down with a downhill track as the lower seat post will allow you much control. Continue reading