ISM Saddle Position

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markos1963
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ISM Saddle Position

Postby markos1963 » Sun Jan 13, 2013 16:28 pm

Just got one of the TT ones and I'm not so sure about how to position it for best fit. It feels very strange in a level position with my sit bones sort of perched right on the edge. Is this right? The wide of the nose seems right, I tried the Road version in the shop and that was definitely too wide. Also do I have to lower the saddle a touch as my legs seem to be overextending as I pedal?

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Re: ISM Saddle Position

Postby ddraver » Sun Jan 13, 2013 19:25 pm

No idea about the rest of it but saddles are often different heights. It's very likely you ll need to adjust it a tad.
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Re: ISM Saddle Position

Postby Grill » Sun Jan 13, 2013 19:54 pm

The Adamo sits higher than most saddles so you should measure the centre of the crank to the top of your old saddle and match that to the Adamo and go from there. Like most TT saddles it's designed that you perch right on the end. The added length is simply to meet UCI regs. You should also keep in mind that if you weren't perching on the tip of your old saddle then your saddle height may not be the same (I sit 2cm higher on my TT than my road bikes).
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Re: ISM Saddle Position

Postby tiredofwhiners » Sun Jan 13, 2013 20:45 pm

markos1963 wrote:Just got one of the TT ones and I'm not so sure about how to position it for best fit. It feels very strange in a level position with my sit bones sort of perched right on the edge. Is this right?


Yes, pretty much. Your junk should be more or less hanging off the front, not being compressed by the weight of your body.

Have you watched the Youtube instruction video ?

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Re: ISM Saddle Position

Postby markos1963 » Sun Jan 13, 2013 20:53 pm

tiredofwhiners wrote:
markos1963 wrote:Just got one of the TT ones and I'm not so sure about how to position it for best fit. It feels very strange in a level position with my sit bones sort of perched right on the edge. Is this right?


Yes, pretty much. Your junk should be more or less hanging off the front, not being compressed by the weight of your body.

Have you watched the Youtube instruction video ?



No, will have a look now thanks


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