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05-13-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,227
Posted By AnthonyG

You definitely looked better with the 165mm...

You definitely looked better with the 165mm cranks.

Your talk of using a power meter is definitely a big clue. Your trying to push to hard/use too much power without first having sorted out your...
05-13-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,227
Posted By AnthonyG

OK, well that definitely looks better to my eye....

OK, well that definitely looks better to my eye. Your knee isn't rising so high at the top of the stroke. How does it feel?
And now I agree that the saddle doesn't look low as is. You must have...
05-12-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,227
Posted By AnthonyG

I'd like to see you try putting the saddle up 5mm...

I'd like to see you try putting the saddle up 5mm and see what happens. Try putting down 5mm and see what happens.
Take notes of how it feels/works for you.
The shorter cranks will help to smooth...
05-12-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,227
Posted By AnthonyG

Yes, your getting conflicting advice left right...

Yes, your getting conflicting advice left right and centre here.
Personally I would like to isolate one issue at a time and work through them first.

I think your leg angles are too closed up...
05-12-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,227
Posted By AnthonyG

To be honest I'm not a fan of Hogg as he has...

To be honest I'm not a fan of Hogg as he has posted some ridiculous things on crank length.
Anyway, If the OP's saddle was too high I would expect to see a straight knee at the bottom of the stroke....
05-11-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,227
Posted By AnthonyG

Have you guys got any references for these WILD...

Have you guys got any references for these WILD claims?
Seriously.

Being too high will cause you to rock and you will know quite quickly that your uncomfortable at that height. No injuries...
05-11-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,227
Posted By AnthonyG

OK, if your unstable on the saddle when taking it...

OK, if your unstable on the saddle when taking it easy then the saddle has to be considered to be one of the culprits. I think that you have multiple fit issues going on yet getting yourself a...
05-10-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By AnthonyG

Yes, crank length changes things. If you use...

Yes, crank length changes things.
If you use Knee Over Pedal Spindle (KOPS)as a guide (guide only), then the saddle needs to go back with the shorter cranks, as well as up to maintain KOPS and this...
05-10-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,227
Posted By AnthonyG

Lowering your saddle will not help as I suspect...

Lowering your saddle will not help as I suspect that its already too low.
There are lots of things going on with your fit and just adjusting the saddle height is not going to be the magic fix.
My...
05-10-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,227
Posted By AnthonyG

Maybe you just need a wider saddle. Saddles do...

Maybe you just need a wider saddle. Saddles do come in different widths because we aren't all the same shape and size.
Based on the pictures I would be inclined to raise your seat height as there...
05-03-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By AnthonyG

For the lady that's 4'9" the best starting place...

For the lady that's 4'9" the best starting place would be to look at 24" wheel juvenile Mtn bikes. I ride a Giant ARX 24 with some modifications (longer seatpost and a stem riser) and I'm 5'1"....
05-03-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,551
Posted By AnthonyG

Exactly. They are just sales features to grab...

Exactly. They are just sales features to grab peoples attention and create a desire to buy the bike.
For decades I have considered that cheap suspension systems are worse than useless but what do I...
05-02-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 492
Posted By AnthonyG

Slow leaks are nothing new and they are...

Slow leaks are nothing new and they are infuriating to find sometimes. If a leak is really slow then just keep on riding and pumping them up every day until it becomes a faster leak. The risk...
04-26-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By AnthonyG

Yes it changes everything, yet, the truth is that...

Yes it changes everything, yet, the truth is that the BB is the true zero, zero point in regards to bike fit. You don't move the BB, you move everything else.
04-21-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By AnthonyG

Meh. Are you riding the bike or standing over it?...

Meh. Are you riding the bike or standing over it? Standover clearance was never even a consideration in the old days, let alone the most important consideration to size a bike. At some point someone...
04-14-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By AnthonyG

OK, well then the pink bike is definitely NOT too...

OK, well then the pink bike is definitely NOT too big. The only way that the pink bike could be too big is if you were forced to reach further for the handlebars than you wanted to.
04-12-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By AnthonyG

Going by how much seatpost is exposed, the pink...

Going by how much seatpost is exposed, the pink bike isn't too big for you, yet there is also the reach factor to consider.
Do you feel that your reaching too far forwards for the handlebars on...
04-08-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,576
Posted By AnthonyG

Hiking boots are nowhere near as stiff as cycling...

Hiking boots are nowhere near as stiff as cycling shoes. Combat footwear is a completely different set of requirements.
04-08-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,576
Posted By AnthonyG

No its not really possible. SPD/Mountain bike...

No its not really possible. SPD/Mountain bike shoes satisfy the requirements to a degree in that they have recessed cleats and are considered "walkable", yet you will still hear them click as you...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,370
Posted By AnthonyG

Here's the thing Moisture. You don't actually...

Here's the thing Moisture. You don't actually have a clue, so stop talking like you do.
At the elite, elite end of cycle racing, athletes train for hours in wind tunnels to make tiny improvements...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,370
Posted By AnthonyG

Where this thread is going wrong, in my view, is...

Where this thread is going wrong, in my view, is the notion that what's best for recreational riders is also best for elite racers and visa versa.

Now I guess where this topic really goes off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,370
Posted By AnthonyG

I'm all for proportional crank length, however my...

I'm all for proportional crank length, however my personal interest is from the short end where most riders are always forced to use cranks that are too long.

What's more important, aero or extra...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,370
Posted By AnthonyG

Moisture, your input into this thread is nothing...

Moisture, your input into this thread is nothing short of weird. In all seriousness, do you have a reading disorder?
We have told you from the start what makes a crank too long. Your knees rise...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,370
Posted By AnthonyG

Read the thread. Read 531Aussie's posts. ...

Read the thread. Read 531Aussie's posts.
Simply, its because as the cranks get longer, your knees rise higher into your chest at the top of the stroke, so you can't breath as well to start with and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,370
Posted By AnthonyG

OK, well if it works for you and your not going...

OK, well if it works for you and your not going aero then all is good.
A lot of the arguments on the subject are about what's best for high performance and racing, and as 531Aussie pointed out,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,370
Posted By AnthonyG

Well everyone to their own, yet I'm a short rider...

Well everyone to their own, yet I'm a short rider myself so I invoked 531Aussie on the matter because I knew that he was a tall rider and his experience was more relevant to the discussion.

Longer...
Forum: Foo
03-08-21, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9,512
Views: 1,169,274
Posted By AnthonyG

People DIE, from riding/walking/driving into...

People DIE, from riding/walking/driving into floodwaters. It's no joke.

That guy could have died. Does anyone know?
03-06-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,625
Posted By AnthonyG

I used to ride motorcycles that had 3 1/4" tires...

I used to ride motorcycles that had 3 1/4" tires on the front and 3 3/4" tires on the back.
4" tires on a bicycle is extraordinarily ridiculous to me but everyone to their own.
If people will buy...
02-28-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,625
Posted By AnthonyG

What your missing is that fat tires is a fashion...

What your missing is that fat tires is a fashion trend with regular bikes. E-bikes with fat tires is just playing catchup with the fashion trend.
Maybe it has benefits, maybe it doesn't, maybe it...
Forum: Foo
02-10-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By AnthonyG

It's gambling in a rigged market, but what do I...

It's gambling in a rigged market, but what do I know. I believe that wernmax, who hangs out in P&R was once trading stocks for a living.
02-07-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By AnthonyG

Well for my money, yes they do. I ride a Giant...

Well for my money, yes they do. I ride a Giant ARX 24 bike from the juvenile range. Yes I've put a longer seatpost on it, a stem extension to raise the bars and a few other things, yet the...
02-07-21, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By AnthonyG

At 4' 9" I'd be putting you on a juvenile bike...

At 4' 9" I'd be putting you on a juvenile bike and not an adult bike. I'm 5'1" and I ride juvenile bikes rather than adult size bikes.
It may not be the look your going for, but the fundamental...
01-31-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By AnthonyG

If you were buying a brand new bike from a store...

If you were buying a brand new bike from a store and you had a choice of that frame size or a larger frame size then sure, I would put you on a larger frame.
However,
The bike is bought, and you...
Forum: Foo
01-27-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,155
Posted By AnthonyG

Hospital emergency admissions going sky high for...

Hospital emergency admissions going sky high for parents trying to ride their children's skateboards that they just got for Christmas is a REAL thing.
Happens every year without fail.
Good luck.
01-26-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,908
Posted By AnthonyG

Nominally, having your saddle just a little...

Nominally, having your saddle just a little further back, and just a little lower than some theoretical "perfect" position, is just placing you in a slightly more comfortable position, rather than a...
01-10-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,936
Posted By AnthonyG

What makes tires fast, and this applies to...

What makes tires fast, and this applies to motorcycle/car/truck tires as well, is flexibility. A flexible tire is faster than a non flexible tire.
Now often it just happens to be that flexible...
01-09-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By AnthonyG

I believe the rule is that you need 10 posts on...

I believe the rule is that you need 10 posts on the whole forum before you can post pictures.
Forum: Foo
01-08-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11,624
Views: 2,406,264
Posted By AnthonyG

^ I'm guessing that its all about the "deal"...

^ I'm guessing that its all about the "deal" between the sender and the courier company, making it cheaper to just use the one size box if they can.
01-06-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By AnthonyG

^ Having said that. SPD pedals don't hang down...

^ Having said that. SPD pedals don't hang down and I clip them in no trouble. If they are a little stiff and turning with the crank then what you do is glance down and see where they are and time...
01-06-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By AnthonyG

OK, as others have noted. These are SPD-SL...

OK, as others have noted. These are SPD-SL pedals, and they aren't compatible with SPD pedals. Yes its confusing.

Are you saying that your having clipping in problems?
(EDITED) It can take...
01-05-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,660
Posted By AnthonyG

Vinegar and/or baking soda really should do the...

Vinegar and/or baking soda really should do the job of eliminating any smell. If they aren't working then I really would be looking into the water quality or possibly something in the washing...
01-05-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By AnthonyG

What specific issue are you having with your...

What specific issue are you having with your current SPD shoes/pedals and have your tried adjusting the release tension on the pedals?
Forum: Foo
12-13-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9,512
Views: 1,169,274
Posted By AnthonyG

^ Everyone on that bus is going to need a change...

^ Everyone on that bus is going to need a change of underwear.
11-03-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By AnthonyG

Really? That's a mighty flimsy branch to hang...

Really? That's a mighty flimsy branch to hang all your hopes on. China is more likely to use "real" Science than a Western Country is and I'm no fan of Chinese leadership at the moment.
11-03-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By AnthonyG

What on earth does the Government have to do with...

What on earth does the Government have to do with anything?
Our modern western system of medicine doesn't start with any Scientific research/input from a Government.
Our modern western system,...
11-03-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,759
Posted By AnthonyG

Yes. Lennie Rogers ran a bike shop and had the...

Yes. Lennie Rogers ran a bike shop and had the frames build for him and he was far from the only shop in Australia to do this. Cecil Walker bikes in Melbourne is known for doing this as well.
So...
11-03-20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,759
Posted By AnthonyG

Curiosity got the better of me and as a long shot...

Curiosity got the better of me and as a long shot I pulled my custom Lennie Rogers frame out of storage. The detail treatments don't match although I wasn't really expecting them to. The Wayne...
11-01-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,759
Posted By AnthonyG

The 70's and 80's was a time when next to no one...

The 70's and 80's was a time when next to no one bought and rode an off the shelf race bike in Australia and custom frame builders were numerous. I remember one guy having a Bianchi but that may have...
10-30-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,555
Posted By AnthonyG

I will recommend Giant's child bikes with 20"...

I will recommend Giant's child bikes with 20" wheels.

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/bikes/kids-bikes/5-9-years-20-inch-

Definitely have some bikes in your price range yet you will have to...
10-29-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,967
Posted By AnthonyG

I'm ALL for people getting enough vitamin D...

I'm ALL for people getting enough vitamin D through natural sunlight exposure. Go for it.
It's just that we currently live in a World where people are taught from a young age to be afraid of...
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