Old 10-26-06, 04:33 AM
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Originally Posted by mlts22
Has anyone heard of a type of crankset/bb which allows pedals to be not at 180 degrees with each other? I encountered someone riding a bike on campus... and coasting with both pedals at around the 6:00 position (not 6 and 12). I couldn't tell what metal the cranks were made out of, but it looked like aluminum, though I'm not sure.
They're awesome - the learning curve is pretty steep as very few people actually have a round pedal stroke, i.e., they're usually mashers. Once you're adapted then they're fine, in traffic, on hills, cornering, everywhere. They make hiking and running a doddle too funnily enough. The great thing is that there's a 90 day money back guarantee on them too so you could have a virtually free trial if you returned them.




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