- Sep 26, 2018 -
The original purpose of this method was to reduce excessive strain during cycling. The Holmes method is very different from the above three methods. The protractor must be used to measure the angle between the knee and the lowest position of the pedal. Holmes suggests that this angle is between 25 and 35 degrees, and the closer to 25 degrees, the better for those old injuries (tibial tendonitis). However, this method may be too technical, and it is best to choose the above inseam method.
It may not be accustomed to the body after the adjustment, but this does not mean that it is not suitable. Don't rely too much on the feeling of comfort. Pelever said, "If you place your foot on the saddle and the position is much lower than the best position, you will feel awkward at first." However, when your body adapts (usually in two to three weeks) a new saddle Location, not only will feel very comfortable, but also get a good riding effect for a long time.” Of course, if you still feel uncomfortable after a few weeks, you will need to adjust.