Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Westwood MA (just south of Boston)
Bikes: 2009 Trek Soho
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is it worth trying to move weight to the front of the bike?
is it worth trying to move weight to the front of the bike? Given that distribution is uneven with more on the back, I was thinking it should make sense to try to remove weight from the back of the bike and balance things out a bit.
I used to keep my tool bag hanging off the back seat , mount my pump on the seat post, and carry my clothes etc in a pannier. now I hang the tool bag and pump from the top tube and carry all my stuff in a handlebar bag.
on a given day i probably carry 5-10# of stuff, some days more, so this should have the effect of balancing out the weight distribution a bit.
what I'm not sure of is whether it really makes a big difference at my weight (260s). anyone else do this?