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    POWERCRANK addict markhr's Avatar
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    thailand to china on powercranks

    Interesting, if a little light on details.

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    Left OZ now in Malaysia jibi's Avatar
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    During the last few days my left pedal had been slipping and with the powercranks it is really impossible to ride the bike without well functioning spd pedals
    Seems like a problem just waiting to happen all the time. Especialy in that part of the world where SPD's are very very hard to come by.

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    POWERCRANK addict markhr's Avatar
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    shameless POWERCRANK plug
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    Don't run red lights, wear a helmet, use hand signals, get some cycle lights(front and rear) and, FFS, don't run red lights!

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    Sorry, but $700+ for cranks is insanity to me. That kind of cash could keep you on the road for a few more weeks/months.

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    If it works for you, well, knock yourself out. Seems like a rather ridiculous concept to me though.

    I would mention that he broke his crank, but that could happen to anyone on a tour like that. I guess.

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    yeah, i had issues with both of my carbon crank arms during my recent cross country tour. next time i will definitely keep it simple with conventional aluminum cranks.

    these powercranks are a nice training aid for racers but it just seems like he is asking for unnecessary trouble here, especially in the third world areas.

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    Last edited by roseyscot; 09-26-08 at 06:07 AM.

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    Hey is that the Giant shop in Kashgar?

    Great guys. They had some used clipless shoes shipped in for me from one of there friends in Hong Kong. Had the shoes in just a few days.

    --Edit-- I checked your pictures. nope, this is a shop in Lijang. Likely just as good though!
    Last edited by Camel; 09-26-08 at 11:53 AM.
    mmmm coffeee!

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