# How high do you ride?

Discussion in 'rec.sport.unicycling archive' started by Changinglinks.C, Apr 26, 2004.

I would like to know what height off-road unicyclists put
their seat. I am currently working on hopping and guess that
my seat is still too high. To get a relative measurement
that people can easily understand, please submit your
"height PERCENTAGE."

1. Measure from the center on the axle to the top of the
seat. (just estimate where the seat would compress to
it)
2. Measure with the end of the tape in the crotch, down to
the floor (please rember to measure WITH riding shoes and
shorts on)

measurement 1. [divided by] measurement 2. = height
percentage.

Example:
3. My seat height is at 31.5 inches
4. My inseam is 38" with shoes on

4.1 / 38 = 83%

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2. ### Scot Guest

I am guessing that seat is about 4.5 ft higher than my axle.

See picture

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3. ### Eenwieler Guest

Lets going to calculate it. When i do trials the seat is
standing at the lowest point. I have got a 350 mm seatpost,
20 inch wheel. So 10 inch until the axe.

10 inch = 25,4 cm 350 mm = 35 cm total = 60,4 cm

If i should put the seat on the real hight, it wil come
betwean 10 and 15 cm higher, so lets take 12,5 cm.

Trial = 60,4 cm Freestyle = 72,9 cm
% = 60,4 / 72,9 x 100 % = 82,9 %

So i will come around 80 and 85 percent.

Ferko

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