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Old 01-23-19, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Dean V View Post
I do not agree with this.
Pedal strike on a regular road bike does not require really hard cornering.
I would not be happy with normal road bike pedal clearances on a fixie.
Take a bike and with a pedal at 6:00, lean it over in the parking lot until the pedal touches. You'll see that it's quite a steep angle. Maybe wide flat pedals could change that, but on any of my bikes with clipless pedals, this is somewhere around 45 degrees of lean.

Obviously everyone's experiences vary, but my fixed gear is a converted road bike with 170mm cranks and I've yet to have pedal strike once. I'm nervous in a few places where there is an off-camber road so will occasionally lean my body more than the bike but that's it.
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