Bicycle Seat Height: Do It Right For Comfort & Speed (Stop Knee Pain)

Bicycle Seat Height: Do It Right For Comfort & Speed (Stop Knee Pain)

Famous Physical Therapists Bob Schrupp and Brad Heineck demonstrate the correct way to determine the height of your bicycle seat for maximal comfort and speed. Stop having knee pain with biking.

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  1. Jackie C. on July 21, 2019 at 1:18 am

    you guys are soo wonderful and helpful!!! you guys helped me out when I had some shoulder pain!! I am going to pick up biking soon so this is a great video! do you guys by chance have a video on dealing with pain in the hands? just wondering for my father because he states that at times it is hard for him to grip things or pick up simple objects like his cell phone. thanks! and looking forward to watching more videos!

  2. Liam 2ushrod on July 21, 2019 at 1:23 am

    A possible subject: ‘how to correct a stooped neck?’ (young person)

    That would be a great help, thanks! Another great video btw 🙂

  3. psilk34 on July 21, 2019 at 1:26 am

    10-14 degree knee. I hear about 25degrees, then 30 degrees. I’m lost.

  4. drprogensteinphp on July 21, 2019 at 1:32 am

    How about handle bar height in relation to seat height? Surprised you guys didn’t touch on that.

  5. richie jones on July 21, 2019 at 1:41 am

    the tendon behind my knees aches like mad after around 30 miles, any ideas?

  6. salty 69 on July 21, 2019 at 1:49 am

    thanks sir

  7. Adrian Gomez on July 21, 2019 at 1:51 am

    Thankz soo much for this video..been riding bike my fixiee bike at the height it came stock and it was way off from where it was supposed to be, but fixed that issue thankz to you

  8. Richard Harding on July 21, 2019 at 1:56 am

    Brad if I rode my bike using your 10-14 degree knee bend for any distance I would end up with terrible lower backache. What you fail to understand is that your cranks are far too long for your short legs. I suffer from the short leg problem & use 150 or 155 cranks for all my bikes (inside leg = 710mm) When you go to the appropriate crank length you can set your knee bend to 25-30 degrees as the shorter cranks create less bend in the knee at top dead center. Also the saddle should go further back when using shorter cranks by about 2/3rds of the difference between the original cranks & the shorter ones. Off course somebody who is young & very flexible could get away with 10-14 degree, but Joe average 25-30 degree.

  9. Jakob W on July 21, 2019 at 1:56 am

    What bicycle stand (trainer) are you using here?

  10. Howard Forton on July 21, 2019 at 2:01 am

    This is fab. Had total knee replacement in June. Seat too low very painful as needs too much bend. Got it a tad higher now and it’s great.

  11. Shiv Gaur on July 21, 2019 at 2:03 am

    Very helpful! Thanks!

  12. Stephen Carman on July 21, 2019 at 2:07 am

    very odd bike setup in general firstly the frame is huge secondly you are going to have a poor posture due to the ridiculous height of your handlebars. You may suit a shopping type machine or q cruiser maybe…

  13. Vegas Cycling Freak on July 21, 2019 at 2:08 am

    Interesting jig you have there, good idea.

  14. Venkat Gurram on July 21, 2019 at 2:08 am

    Wonderful tutorial

  15. PUMA JPUMA on July 21, 2019 at 2:09 am

    Question: I’ve always thought of the bottom of the stroke is when the crank arm is in line with the seat tube. It is here that the leg is at its great extension. What is your opinion?

  16. A. Random on July 21, 2019 at 2:13 am

    The gentleman on the right with the hat looks hungry

  17. Chris Vandernaald on July 21, 2019 at 2:14 am

    Very helpful video! Thanks guys!

  18. Scott F. on July 21, 2019 at 2:14 am

    Great job on the videos…lnformal and instructive.

  19. Lou Anthony on July 21, 2019 at 2:15 am

    Just checked my bike riding position and it looks to be about a 130 degree angle between my hamstring and calf. I’m tall so I thought this was normal. Getting a new seat post tomorrow. My knees thank you.

  20. Kreati on July 21, 2019 at 2:16 am

    My dad bought me a bike but my height is 4’9 so I have a hard time reaching the floor to unmount. I had the seat it adjusted so I can reach the floor when I try to tiptoe. Is that okay or I will end up with bad posture or worse??

  21. piney silver on July 21, 2019 at 2:16 am

    very helpful, thank you! looking forward to the seat position video