NoCoGreg
Fit is a subject near and dear to my heart and IMO the most important consideration when purchasing or setting up a bike.  What I was hoping to do is start a thread which would be easy to find for people getting into riding or for those who feel the fit isn't right.

I was hoping this thread would be an all-play where others could share their favorite links on fit.

Also note that fit changes as our bodies change.  Adding/losing weight affects flexibility & breathing so one may need to adjust handlebar position up/down.  Similarly as one becomes more or less flexible with age or injury this may require one to adjust bar position.

The below link is to many articles by Dave Moulton.  Dave was a (very) long time custom frame builder.  I have one of his road bikes made in 1990.  There are many articles on the first page and at the bottom you'll see there are many additional pages of articles.  

http://davesbikeblog.squarespace.com/blog/category/bike-fit?currentPage=1

Enjoy,
Greg
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chas
Nice.

Did you read his article on BB height?  I read that when searching for bikes.

"This is why I maintain raising or lowering the bottom bracket on a bicycle has little effect on its stability, the center of mass is still very high."

http://davesbikeblog.squarespace.com/blog/2007/2/21/bottom-bracket-height.html
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NoCoGreg
chas wrote:

Did you read his article on BB height?  I read that when searching for bikes.

No I missed that article. Thanks for sharing and as usual yes I agree completely with Dave.  BB drop/height really doesn't vary that much and IMO body position is what will make the greatest difference in CoG (Center of Gravity).  Leonard Zinn similarly showed how longer crank arms don't change CoG - the only way to reduce CoG is to get the pedal closer the ground.
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