How To Find Your Perfect Riding Position | MTB Setup Tips

Published on July 3rd 2023

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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‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/mtb23 Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/GMBNracing Watch Shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/GMBNshorts Shop the latest GMBN Jerseys! πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/Jerseys Ride with us at the Global Bike Festival πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/GBF2023 Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ https://upload.gmbn.com/ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/newsletter 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‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/MTBBars πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/EditorsChoice πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The Dirt Shed Show πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/dirtshedplaylist 🎡 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: http://gmbn.eu/Canyon Nukeproof Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/nukeproof Orbea Bikes: https://gmbn.eu/Orbea Park Tool: http://gmbn.eu/ParkTool Smith Helmets & Eyewear: https://gmbn.eu/Smith Crankbrothers Pedals: http://gmbn.eu/crankbros Shimano Footwear: https://gmbn.eu/ShimanoShoes Ergon: http://gmbn.eu/ergon Vittoria Tires: https://gmbn.eu/Vittoria FSA: http://gmbn.eu/fsa Spank: https://gmbn.eu/Spank Topeak: http://gmbn.eu/topeak Garmin: https://gmbn.eu/Garmin Peaty's Products: https://gmbn.eu/Peatys Wahoo: https://gmbn.eu/WahooTraining Worx Power Tools: https://gmbn.eu/Worx CamelBak: https://gmbn.eu/CamelBak Watch our sister channels: GMBN Racing - https://gmbn.eu/GMBNracing GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/embn GMBN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/c/gmbnaufdeutsch Global Cycling Network - https://www.youtube.com/gcn GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network - https://www.youtube.com/gtn GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Japan - https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntrainin