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    crank set?

    should i go with 170mm or 165mm......i ride dirt, street, and alot of flatland

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    170 if you prefer some rideability, with anything shorter you'll be pedaling way too fast to get anywhere.

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    whats your inssem? i think theres an inseem chart on danscomp

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    165 is pretty small. I ride 180, but im 6' 2"

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    I believe he rides flat and a little street though, smaller cranks are better for riding flat!

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    yeah and im workin on dirt 2

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    definately.. If your riding flat and wnat smaller cranks, but everything else too, then you should go with the in-between size, the 170, but if some one who really knows something about flatland suggests otherwise, i say go with their opinion

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    I agree with the 170mm statements above. If you are really looking for a multi-purpose crank then go with 170mm and you should be okay.

    But, honestly - look at the length of 5mm on a ruler - it's like nothing. So, either length will be fine really.

    I run 160mm and use it on street and vert all the time with no problems.

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