How to Fit a Bicycle

December 21, 2016

How to Fit a Bicycle

We at Cleary Bikes know that fit is important, especially for little ones just learning to ride.  "Bicycle fitting is a subject most people find quite mysterious.  Fitting systems with charts and graphs, computer software, measuring devices and "rules of thumb" make for a lot of confusion.  But I believe it's really quite simple."  That is a quote from Peter Jon White's, How To Fit a Bicycle, written moons ago in his old shop in New Hampshire.  Read entire page here, http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/fitting.htm



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