Mountain Bike Set Up Explained: Handlebars, Stems And Seatposts

Published on July 2nd 2017


There are many different types of mountain bike for many different styles of riding. A question we get a lot is how to select the correct style of components for that bike. Factors such as handlebar width, rise and sweep, stem length and rise, and seatpost height and angle, lend themselves best to different styles of riding. But what works best for what? Neil thought it was time to shed some light on the situation and offer some advice! Subscribe to GMBN: Get exclusive GMBN gear in the GMBN store! Thinking of putting a wide riser bar on your cross country hard tail? Need to extend the reach on your enduro full sus by slamming on a 110mm stem? Watch this video before you do! If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GMBN... Here's more on bar height: 📹 ...and more on stem length: 📹 Click here to buy GMBN T-shirts, hoodies and more: