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Old 02-25-06, 04:34 AM   #1
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Question about upgrading cranks

I currently have just a cheap pair of low end Suginos and I'm thinking of getting a set of either Miche, Campys, or nicer Suginos. My question is: Being that I only weigh 90 pounds and don't ride my bike on the track but just on the street, will I notice a major difference from this upgrade.
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Old 02-25-06, 04:45 AM   #2
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90 pounds? 15 y o girl or what? I don't think you'll notice. I weigh 134 and I can't really feel any flex even though I have the crappyest cranks on this board.
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Old 02-25-06, 05:31 AM   #3
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with 90 pounds I highly doubt you'll notice increased stiffness, especially on the road
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Old 02-25-06, 09:54 AM   #4
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i only weigh 135-140 and could very definitely feel the increase in stiffness when i went from sugino rds to sugino 75s. just sayin'.

at 90, if you like to ride hard, i suspect you'd notice the same. it depends on what model of sugino cranks that you currently ride, i suppose.
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