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Do you dismount on one side only?

Old 03-15-11, 08:26 AM
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Do you dismount on one side only?

I always clip out with my left foot and dismount. I can do it on the right side, but it feels really awkward.
How do y'all do it?
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Old 03-15-11, 08:32 AM
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Old 03-15-11, 08:35 AM
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right side, totally. I think I would just fall over on my left side lol.
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Old 03-15-11, 08:38 AM
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left side, same as you...except maybe if i'm stopping at a light with a curb on the right side.
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Old 03-15-11, 08:41 AM
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I'm fine with both now, I consciously switch it up.
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Old 03-15-11, 08:44 AM
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Left side only, and I'm right handed.
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Old 03-15-11, 08:45 AM
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Old 03-15-11, 08:48 AM
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Old 03-15-11, 08:53 AM
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Should've made a poll...
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Old 03-15-11, 09:00 AM
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Right for me. I feel like I am not invited to the party.
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Right side.
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Left. Who would want to mount/dismount on the side with all the yucky greasy components?
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Originally Posted by dstrong View Post
Left. Who would want to mount/dismount on the side with all the yucky greasy components?
I'm not sure if that's a choice though. For me at least, left was just a lot more natural from the start.
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Old 03-15-11, 09:11 AM
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I prefer to dismount on the non-grease side, lol
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I am more comfortable on the left. But have troubles unclipping my right foot. Maybe with my new pedals it will be different.
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Originally Posted by hao View Post
I'm not sure if that's a choice though. For me at least, left was just a lot more natural from the start.
If you grew up riding bikes with kick-stands, which were typically on the left side, you're probably most comfortable mounting on the left.
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Not preferential to either side. I use both, so If I need to, I will not have to think about it.
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Left usually but am fine with either
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Originally Posted by dstrong View Post
If you grew up riding bikes with kick-stands, which were typically on the left side, you're probably most comfortable mounting on the left.
Interesting. I never thought of it that way.
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Same way you ride a horse.
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I always unclip same foot first too.
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Yes. For whatever reason it feels much more uncomfortable lifting my other leg up over the seat.
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You're just trying to catch some saying "I go both ways" aren't you?
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I do a bunny hop and while the bike is in the air I unclip both feet simutaneously. Then I pull the bike forward and out from underneath me and land on my heals so as to not wear down my cleats.
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Originally Posted by canam73 View Post
I do a bunny hop and while the bike is in the air I unclip both feet simutaneously. Then I pull the bike forward and out from underneath me and land on my heals so as to not wear down my cleats.
That's one big bunny hop.
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