Tips: How to set up your bike like a pro! (video)
Most of us ride bikes just for fun, but if you want to really optimize your ride for efficiency and comfort, there's a lot to learn from the pros about the science involved in setting things up just the right way. In the video below, Kate McCann, who's about to ride her first 100-mile cycling event despite being "massively underprepared" (in her own words), goes to see Tom Kirkman at Swift Cycles in London to get some help setting up her bike.
It's a great overview of the main things that you should carefully adjust to get the most out of the energy you expand: The pedals, the handlebars, and the seat. Check it out: