Generally, most people are not frequent riders and given the additional expense don't normally get measured and fitted for a cycle when purchasing a new machine. Realistically given their relatively low mileage per year it is less important to have a professional set up the bike for you however it should be said that some consideration should be given to bike suitability, frame size, seat height & handle bar position etc.
Check your bike set up, signs the set up is not right for you.
- Leg length difference?
- Muscle compensatory pattern back pain and muscle weakness?
- Knee pain on the inside ??
- Knee pain on the outside?
- Quad cramp?
- bad posture?
Below is is downloadable list of causes & symptoms of knee pain,
saddle height etc......