How To Set Up Your First Road Bike: Beginner Series Ep. 2

Clock00:00, Wednesday 12th April 2023

In this episode, Manon goes through everything you need to know about setting up your first bike so you can ride comfortably! 🚴 Do you want to start cycling? Then welcome to our new beginner series! In these 5 videos, we will help you: find your first bike, set it up, maintain it, know what to wear, build confidence on the road, and find people to ride with. 🚴

0:00 - Intro
0:56 - Pedals
1:37 - Handlebars
5:32 - Saddle height
7:20 - The right saddle
8:39 - Tyre pressure

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