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    Crank Length

    Trek 7300, 2007 model (or 2008 for that matter): can someone confirm whether 17.5 inch and 20 inch models have different crank lengths?

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    no offense, but whats the difference (not the length, but does it really matter?) just wondering
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    I think they are all 170mm
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    Quote Originally Posted by norco_rider77 View Post
    no offense, but whats the difference (not the length, but does it really matter?) just wondering
    Your knee position would be a little different at the top of the stroke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by norco_rider77 View Post
    no offense, but whats the difference (not the length, but does it really matter?) just wondering
    Yes it does matter. In general the taller you are, the longer your cranks. Too long cranks on a short guy will cause problems as you're pedalling a larger circle.
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    A call to Trek's customer service will get the most accurate answer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sportsman9 View Post
    Trek 7300, 2007 model (or 2008 for that matter): can someone confirm whether 17.5 inch and 20 inch models have different crank lengths?
    No, I can't confirm it.
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