Thanks for the reply. I am getting one for the same reason but was wondering it is going to effect the ride by putting me further back over the rear wheel. I'm thinking that when climbing it may put to much weight on the rear effecting climbing ability.
You said you have one a large frame. How tall are you and what length stem are you using?
Im on a large and Im almost 6'2" with a 35" inseam. Im using a Thomson 410 w/set back. I just switched to a Decender post and dont really notice much difference (its forward 1/2" more than the setback) Im running a 90mm stem and its a pretty upright fit. More forward you are the better the bike will climb. The bottom line is make it feel "good" and enjoy.
I'm 5'10" with a 33" cycling inseam, using a fairly long saddle, 80mm stem length, 6 degree rise with a low rise bar...but this gives me a good fit on that bike. I choose seat position relative to the pedals for the most part, then use stem length/bar height to tune from there (I use a Syntace VRO adjustable system that allowed me to fine tune it, too).
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