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SS/FG Spacehorse

Old 06-16-17, 09:37 AM
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SS/FG Spacehorse

It seems every other day I'm looking for a more comfortable replacement of my Big Block, which I love. (but i'm out of shape so its not comfortable right now).

I have never seen a Space Horse set up SS/FG even though you could do it easily. Have any of you Space Horse guys done it? Theres alot of you here. One issue I can see, possibly, is pedal strike while set up fixed.

I'm thinking about switching out my Big Block for a Space Horse and moving the parts over.

Anybody care to discuss this?
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I have nothing really useful to add to the conversation except to point to this thread. Good for a few yuks at a minimum.

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I've considered a Space Horse at times. Not for FG/SS but as a touring/club bike that isn't as stuck in the past as my other bikes...

Originally Posted by Wspsux
One issue I can see, possibly, is pedal strike while set up fixed.
Should be okay as long as you use shorter cranks and pedals that aren't too wide, along with riding carefully through corners.
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