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Positional Definitions

Centre of bottom bracket, along seat tube and seat post, to the top of the saddle. Measure both sides and take an average.

Tip of saddle forward to centre of bottom bracket. This measurement is saddle specific and determines your position in relation to the cranks.

Tip of saddle to centre of nearest (straight) section of handlebar. Sometimes this is measured from the seat post centre but not on this site.

Tip of saddle and direct to the near side of the brake hood. Measure both and take an average.

Height differential between the top of the saddle and the top of the handlebar. Can be anything from level to -14cm.

Measure from the ground vertically to the top of the saddle.

Measure from the ground vertically to the top of the handlebar.

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Centre of bottom bracket, along seat tube and seat post, to the top of the saddle. Measure both sides and take an average. This measurement is often more difficult to achieve on a tri or TT bike.

Tip of saddle forward to centre of bottom bracket. This measurement is saddle specific and determines your position in relation to the cranks. On tri/TT bikes this measurement can be a + number, ie further forward than the bottom bracket.

Tip of saddle to centre of nearest (straight) section of handlebar. On tri/TT bikes this would be the base bar.

Tip of saddle to centre of arm pad. Measure both and take an average.

Tip of saddle to end of extensions. This measurement does not include the shifters.

Height differential between the top of the saddle and the top of the handlebar. On a tri/TT bike this is usually between 8 and 15cm.

Height differential between the top of the saddle and the top of the arm pads. Usually between 3 and 12cm.

Measurement sideways between centre of each arm pad.

Distance pad is set behind or in front of centre of base bar.