Making Your Current Bike Fit You: How to Adjust Bike Handlebars to Fit

Do your knees, shoulders or back hurt from riding your bike? Learning how to adjust your bike handlebars might help you fix the problem.

October 2014

By Dave Glowacz

Urban Bikers Tricks and Tips Cover

Whether you are buying your first bicycle, your twentieth bicycle, or you’re getting your old bike out of storage, Dave Glowacz provides the tips for riders of all ages and levels of experience in Urban Bikers’ Tricks and Tips (Wordspace Press, 2010). This excerpt, which explains the ways to improve the comfort level on your bike by adjusting your handlebars is from Chapter 1, “Choosing a Bike.”

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