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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 07-07-08, 02:19 AM   #1
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Does anybody here use cranks < than 165mm?

I notice that Bulletproof make cranks as short as 140mm Wonder what that's like?

There is some track racer on Youtube that uses 155mm. What would be the benefit?
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Old 07-07-08, 05:29 AM   #2
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initially i switched to 165s to avoid pedal strikes. but a quick google search lead me to these, which may help you make your decision:

http://www.cptips.com/crnklth.htm
http://www.nettally.com/palmk/crankset.html
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for people with short legs?
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