Bike Forums - View Single Post - Introduction to the Road Cycling Forum: References and Newbie Questions Answered Here
Old 12-16-09, 11:19 AM
  #136  
chipcom 
Infamous Member
 
chipcom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Ohio
Posts: 24,365

Bikes: Surly Big Dummy, Fuji World, 80ish Bianchi

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by mrdstone View Post
I have one of those Novice questions; How does the length of the crank affect the performance of the crank-set and so the bike? Or is it just another way to fit you to your bike?
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/cranks.html

http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/fitting.htm
__________________
"Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey
chipcom is offline