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05-14-22, 09:34 AM
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Posted By jonathanf2

I'm curious about this. Since I do almost all...

I'm curious about this. Since I do almost all climbing, I've read about the possible gains with oval chainrings. I'd most likely want to try it out replacing my small chainring on my gravel bike...
05-13-22, 05:41 PM
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Posted By jonathanf2

I posted on this thread awhile back. I run 165mm...

I posted on this thread awhile back. I run 165mm cranks on my gravel bike and 175mm crank arms on my road bike. I'm 5'7" and regularly do heavy barbell squats, deadlifts and daily stretching. I...
01-26-22, 12:26 PM
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Posted By jonathanf2

I'm running 165mm cranks on my gravel bike and...

I'm running 165mm cranks on my gravel bike and 175mm on my road bike. I like them both for different reasons. On my gravel bike, I have lower gearing and the shorter cranks help reduce toe strike on...
10-19-21, 09:50 AM
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Posted By jonathanf2

I tried 160mm and did not like it on my road bike...

I tried 160mm and did not like it on my road bike even after fit adjustments. With 170mm OOS, it's true I can really feel the muscle groups I use from gym training. I do squats regularly and usually...
10-16-21, 03:52 PM
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Posted By jonathanf2

I'm a gym regular and on my non-bike days I do...

I'm a gym regular and on my non-bike days I do strength training. I've come to the conclusion if I want to be healthy into old age (I'm in my early 40s), exercise either on a bike or in the gym is a...
10-16-21, 09:56 AM
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Posted By jonathanf2

Yeah I was thinking about Patani when going...

Yeah I was thinking about Patani when going longer cranks! I'm about 5'7" myself. The reason I'm fine with shorter 165mm cranks on my gravel bike is that due to the trail terrain I ride, I can't...
10-15-21, 12:06 PM
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Posted By jonathanf2

I just wanted to bump this thread and see if any...

I just wanted to bump this thread and see if any shorter riders (5"8" and under) actually go with longer cranks? I find 170mm to work well on my road bike to give me better sprints on the flats and...
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