Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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It really depends on how high the original BB was, and the width of pedals used. With clipless pedal strikes have become less common since they're shorter at the bottom.
If you really want a handle on it, mount the pedals on the existing bike and lean it over to the low pedal to find the angle where it would strike. Then repeat the test with a spacer like a book with a thickness equal to the anticipated BB drop, where the pedal will hit.
BTW- pedal strike is a more critical issue with a fixed wheel. With a freewheel, most people coast through hard turns, inside pedal high.
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