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Old 08-07-16, 08:33 PM
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this is an endless topic for discussion. Some firmly believe longer cranks for longer legs. I tend to agree that crank length should be proportional but I also think that the range available is good enough (165-180). I tend to run 180 on everything except mountain bikes (pedal strike being the first consideration and cost/availability is the second). I do have a set of 185s I paid a good amount for, the verdict is that it was worth it for the experiment but not really worth the difference it makes (marginal). I tend to prefer 180s over the 185s, they are just a little too hard to turn over.
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