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Old 11-01-19, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by smashndash View Post
OK so now that the kickstarter which raised 2 million usd has been posted so we have reason to believe itís not a complete scam...

did anyone notice that the q factor increases by 16mm on each side? They claim that people cannot distinguish between mountain and road. Iím not certain this is true, especially if one tries to ride in typical road conditions with sharp, high cadence efforts. Some people claim Q factor matters a lot, some people claim it matters little. I think that most people can adjust to a range of Q factors if toe angle (cleat angle) and foot alignment (wedging) are adjusted. I have to wedge my cleats significantly, but I notice that riding with a slightly wider stance and slightly duckfooted can have a similar effect, but feels a bit weird.

The difference between dura ace and XTR can be as small as 14mm (148 to 162). So to increase from 148 to 180mm is a big jump in my opinion. Thatís more than double.

Anyone have experience trying to ride really wide cranks in a road context?
It maters enough that there are pedal spacers that are what, 1mm? I would think 32mm would be enough to cause problems for many.
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