Re: [CR]It's a Personal thing! Crank length/Vintage Bicycle Quarterly


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From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: Bike Bike List <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]It's a Personal thing! Crank length/Vintage Bicycle Quarterly
References: <B9A56F4D.8EE8%hilary.stone@blueyonder.co.uk> <000e01c259db$5d8803a0$a08c56d8@sterlingpeters>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 15:19:46 -0700

Sterling Peters wrote:
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> Hilary and Brandon have hit the mark. I have a 86cm inseam and just have
> never FELT COMFORTABLE on cranks longer than 170mm. I have 172.5mm on my De
> Rosa and it just does not FEEL right to ME. I'm giving serious consideration
> to 165mm , I have a few sets around here , TA and Campy Pista. I'm going to
> give them a try.

I'm the opposite: I ride 165, 170, 172.5 and 175 mm cranks on my different bikes and it's all good! (5' 10", saddle top at 75cm from center of BB)

Chuck Schmidt SoPas, SoCal

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