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    Importance of foot position?

    I've recently been enlightened into the importance of foot position for TRIALS and I definitely got more balance, bounce and overall comfort when putting my feet way back, but I'm wondering... is this a favorable position for other kinds of riding too?

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    Throw the stick!!!! LowCel's Avatar
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    For xc, road, and most other types of riding the spindle of the pedal should go across the ball of your foot (or pretty close).
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Its personal preference.

    Due to the size of my feet if I ride on the ball the leverage created on my ankles is almost painful so I tend to ride a little bit more to the middle

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chone
    I've recently been enlightened into the importance of foot position for TRIALS and I definitely got more balance, bounce and overall comfort when putting my feet way back, but I'm wondering... is this a favorable position for other kinds of riding too?
    my pedals are huge and feet small. so i just kind of dance around all over the things

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    Quote Originally Posted by mx_599
    my pedals are huge and feet small.
    It's no wonder you are so lonely that you sleep with your chain . Do you have balance problems too ?

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