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Old 09-05-04, 11:24 AM   #1
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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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Old 09-05-04, 05:32 PM   #3
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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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