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06-12-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,202
Posted By Mr Sir

I used to ride a singlespeed due to derailleur...

I used to ride a singlespeed due to derailleur frustration until I learned the frustration was not due to the derailleur but due to the indexed shifters. I believe the reason we saw a resurgence in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-22, 02:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By Mr Sir

I definitely considered the wheel conversion....

I definitely considered the wheel conversion. It's something I might do in the future. But I could go down lower than 650B. I won't go with 650C for the sake of practicality, but 559 ERTRO would...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By Mr Sir

Interesting. Thank you

Interesting. Thank you
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By Mr Sir

I am well aware that what I am doing is a taboo...

I am well aware that what I am doing is a taboo by the mainstream GCN but I don't care.So I took the bike as it is for the first test ride out. I notice that my lower center of gravity makes the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By Mr Sir

How low can the saddle get?

Just for the heck of an experiment, I wanted to see how low I can get the saddle while still getting proper leg extension.
I managed to get the saddle that low that I can touch the ground with both...
05-31-22, 01:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Mr Sir

Thanks for the replies everyone. I did some more...

Thanks for the replies everyone. I did some more research. It seems these special pedals are called ''eccentric pedals''. I've decided on simply getting platform pedals since I've been wanting to...
05-30-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Mr Sir

Are there any pedals that sit low (below their axle)

As a consequence of swapping to shorter cranks I have to raise my seat up. That means I can no longer reach the ground while on the saddle even with the tip of my feet. Now I wonder if I could swap...
05-23-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Mr Sir

I went even funkier and tried it with a spare 20...

I went even funkier and tried it with a spare 20 inch front wheel and fork I had laying around. They don't fit but it gave me a rough idea of how it looks and what the angles are like.
Even with the...
05-23-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Mr Sir

Funky idea.

While in the shed I got a funky idea in my head. Hear me out.

I currently use 140mm short cranks @75cm inseam, being a follower of Mike Burrows' line of thought. Now such short cranks are already...
05-09-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,978
Posted By Mr Sir

I use cheap steel kids cranks with a single...

I use cheap steel kids cranks with a single permanently attached chainring. They have very slim crank legs because they are all steel. Look for those with a narrow q-factor because often they have...
05-04-22, 03:03 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,978
Posted By Mr Sir

I personally use 125 mm cranks. I am short, 5''7...

I personally use 125 mm cranks. I am short, 5''7 with short legs. I don't care what others say. while I used to only be able to do 10 miles a day comfortably I can now do 100. It completely changed...
05-04-22, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By Mr Sir

125mm crank-length user rolling through !

125mm crank-length user rolling through !
05-01-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,147
Posted By Mr Sir

I ride with steel handlebars exclusively.

I ride with steel handlebars exclusively.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By Mr Sir

95% of the time the drops are dead weight and...

95% of the time the drops are dead weight and drag for most riders.
Forum: Recumbent
04-26-22, 02:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,161
Posted By Mr Sir

I used to ride recumbents peaking with a...

I used to ride recumbents peaking with a raptobike lowracer but I now ride steel roadbikes for a few reasons.

I never got the full potential out of the raptobike because I didn't know anything...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,939
Posted By Mr Sir

I love fenders because they keep my drivetrain...

I love fenders because they keep my drivetrain last alot longer
04-23-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 137,268
Posted By Mr Sir

The shop in question is bike24.com in Denmark...

The shop in question is bike24.com in Denmark which sells them for 9 eur
04-23-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 137,268
Posted By Mr Sir

This list is perfect thanks I need some 27" tires...

This list is perfect thanks I need some 27" tires I think I will go for the Schwalbe HS 159 as I got a place where they go for 10$
04-23-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,422
Posted By Mr Sir

Just use a padded seat I hate bibs meself

Just use a padded seat I hate bibs meself
04-23-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,538
Posted By Mr Sir

I always go for white helmets keeps me head cool

I always go for white helmets keeps me head cool
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