How To Find Your Perfect Riding Position | MTB Setup Tips

Published on July 3rd 2023


While we all love to talk about the latest and greatest bikes and components, one of the most important things to get right to optimise your riding is your bike fit! You could have the best bike in the world, but if the bike doesn't fit, is uncomfortable to ride, or simply doesn't give you confidence, you won't have much fun out on the trails. To help get you feeling and riding better, Anna has 6 easy tips to help you find your perfect riding position! ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 0:00 - Intro 0:30 - Reach 2:05 - Saddle Height 3:37 - Handlebar Width 4:59 - Handlebar Height 6:31 - Saddle Angle 7:37 - Brake Lever Position Useful Links: Watch The UCI MTB World Series Elite Racing On GCN+ πŸ‘‰ Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing πŸ‘‰ Watch Shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ Shop the latest GMBN Jerseys! πŸ‘‰ Ride with us at the Global Bike Festival πŸ‘‰ Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ Are you particularly fussy about your bike setup? How long did it take you to get your perfect setup? Let us know in the comments πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN... πŸ“Ή Mountain Bike Handlebars Explained πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The Dirt Shed Show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 Dominion - BLUE STEEL Odd Shaped Face - Ava Low Time's Passing - Damma Beatz #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: Smith Helmets & Eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Wahoo: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: GMBN Racing - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network - GMBN auf Deutsch - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training -