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Does pursuit fixed gear will hurt my back?

Old 05-03-21, 01:53 AM
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Does pursuit frame hurt the back?

I'm planning to buy a second hand fixed gear, I want it worth what I paid that I won't regret my question is since the seat tube are more higher in pursuit frame, Does pursuit frame will hurt my back since the body are bent while riding? even just a chill ride.

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Duplicate threads merged. Please do not cross post. You only need to post your inquiry once.
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It only hurts your back if you ask 5 times.
uh oh...
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What is a pursuit frame? And why would the seat tube be higher? If you already have a road bike that fits then try to duplicate your position on your new used bike.
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Originally Posted by big john View Post
What is a pursuit frame? And why would the seat tube be higher? If you already have a road bike that fits then try to duplicate your position on your new used bike.
Pursuit is a type of racing on the track. You start on opposite sides of the track and try to catch one another. There is a team version too.

The seat tube isnt higher, its just that the bars are lower, relative to a classic road bike. Like really low.
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
It only hurts your back if you ask 5 times.
uh oh...
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What is a pursuit frame? And why would the seat tube be higher? If you already have a road bike that fits then try to duplicate your position on your new used bike.
Look up "Low Pro bike frame".
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
Pursuit is a type of racing on the track. You start on opposite sides of the track and try to catch one another. There is a team version too.

The seat tube isnt higher, its just that the bars are lower, relative to a classic road bike. Like really low.
Yeah, I know what pursuit racing is, but it's a track bike, yes? Why would the OP want a track bike for a "chill ride"?
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Originally Posted by nomadmax View Post
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Look up "Low Pro bike frame".
I wouldn't recommend something like that for street riding for someone who is concerned about their back hurting.

Maybe that's the answer the OP is looking for? Another dilemma solved by the 41!

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Hurts my back just looking at it.
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Does pursuit frame will hurt my back....
Probably will.
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
Pursuit is a type of racing on the track. You start on opposite sides of the track and try to catch one another. There is a team version too.

The seat tube isnt higher, its just that the bars are lower, relative to a classic road bike. Like really low.
Track bikes have a higher BB to avoid pedal strikes so yes the saddle will be higher and raising the bars much may be problematic.
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Originally Posted by popeye View Post
Track bikes have a higher BB to avoid pedal strikes so yes the saddle will be higher and raising the bars much may be problematic.
My point was that the distance between the center of the bottom bracket and the top of the saddle wont be more on a pursuit bike when compared to a traditional road bike. You dont suddenly get longer legs even though the bb is higher. Everything moves up in kind.
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