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Foot ridding front wheel when turning

Old 06-01-22, 06:08 AM
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I heard that Cannonized is developing a new steering system where the rear wheel turns to eliminate this problem.
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Old 06-01-22, 06:17 AM
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Foot ridding makes it difficult to drope the hamer!
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Old 06-01-22, 06:29 AM
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
Honestly I didn't even know that this topic was a horse beaten to death, calling it a "failure mode" wasn't even meant to be trolling. Im just a natural troll I guess. It did feel really dangerous, but I guess thats because I was deliberately testing how bad it could be by making weird turns. Legit almost crashed. size 13 ft on a 47 frame don't mix
???

Why are you using a bike that is too small for you?
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Old 06-01-22, 07:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Paul Barnard View Post
I heard that Cannonized is developing a new steering system where the rear wheel turns to eliminate this problem.
Bless its heart.
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Old 06-01-22, 08:07 AM
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Originally Posted by njkayaker View Post
???

Why are you using a bike that is too small for you?
My road bike got a flat and I broke my tire iron trying to fix it, and that bike is kind of cursed anyways (it wants to turn left, right into traffic) so i just brought out a new bike
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Old 06-01-22, 08:13 AM
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Originally Posted by njkayaker View Post
???

Why are you using a bike that is too small for you?
Because Larry Sellerz.
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Old 06-01-22, 08:21 AM
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Come to think of it, if you rid yourself of your feet, the toe overlap won't be much of a problem, so I guess that isn't a typo in the thread headline.
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Old 06-01-22, 08:24 AM
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Very common problem with small frame bikes, esp. small frame bikes with full size (700c) wheels. The problem is also aggravated by the rider constantly having their head up their ass.
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Old 06-01-22, 08:27 AM
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Turn around and sit on the bike backwards. Your toes will not hit the front wheel. Problem solved.
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Old 06-01-22, 09:22 AM
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The obvious answer is you need to downsize shoes.
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Old 06-01-22, 09:37 AM
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This is the perfect setup for foot braking like on the penny farthings. Seize the opportunity and the tire.
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Old 06-01-22, 09:58 AM
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You really need to get this fixed, it will bother you when you "team up" with the woman you saw riding, and may distract you as you pull out in front of a Tesla. On the other hand, it shouldn't bother you when you walk up the hill.
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Old 06-01-22, 10:03 AM
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Originally Posted by phughes View Post
Turn around and sit on the bike backwards. Your toes will not hit the front wheel. Problem solved.
Next thread will be about heel strike.
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Old 06-01-22, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Next thread will be about heel strike.
... or head strike.
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Old 06-01-22, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Next thread will be about heel strike.
Really don't get why people are worried about heel strike, it doesn't make you crash. I pedal through turns where I know I will heel strike all the time
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Old 06-01-22, 04:02 PM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions View Post
Have you considered shortening your feet? Real cyclists don't have toes.
Shortening? You mean, like Crisco? Smear them with grease so the wheel just slides on by your toes?
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Old 06-01-22, 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
Really don't get why people are worried about heel strike, it doesn't make you crash. I pedal through turns where I know I will heel strike all the time
???

You really shouldn't be "striking your heel" pedaling through turns.

You might be striking your pedal going through turns.

Anyway, I doubt the better riders on the rides you are on aren't doing that regularly.

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Old 06-01-22, 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
Really don't get why people are worried about heel strike, it doesn't make you crash. I pedal through turns where I know I will heel strike all the time
Dumb. Like I wrote, bush league. Trying to get some to comment on the difference between heel strike and pedal strike. You’re a legend in your own mind.
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Old 06-01-22, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by njkayaker View Post
???

Your really shouldn't be "striking your heel" pedaling through turns.

You might be striking your pedal going through turns.

Anyway, I doubt the better riders on the rides you are on aren't doing that regularly.
err yes pedal strike... what is heel strike?
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Old 06-01-22, 05:58 PM
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
err yes pedal strike... what is heel strike?
The only use I've seen for "heel strike" is your heels hitting panniers (bags on the back used for touring).
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Was I right or was I right?
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Was I right or was I right?
It's making my head hurt.
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
Really don't get why people are worried about heel strike, it doesn't make you crash. I pedal through turns where I know I will heel strike all the time
If anyone could do that, it would be you.
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Old 06-01-22, 08:41 PM
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It's making my head hurt.
Head strike.

I'm surprised no one has recommended 100mm crankarms.
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