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IRO Mark V toe overlap?

Old 04-07-09, 08:54 PM
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IRO Mark V toe overlap?

I was wondering if anybody who has a Mark V could tell me if it has any toe overlap. I'm possibley getting a 62cm as a fixed gear.
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Old 04-07-09, 09:07 PM
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not an iro owner but im positive you wont have any toe overlap seeing that you're looking at large frame sizes.
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Old 04-07-09, 09:23 PM
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I have maybe .5 cm of overlap with size L mks toe clips on my 59cm
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Old 04-07-09, 09:26 PM
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thanks guys. I'v ridden a friends bike with some pretty significant overlap, when riding I can get over, but when riding backward totally throws me off and bugs the hell outa me.
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Old 04-07-09, 09:39 PM
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a frame is only but one of many factors involved in overlap, so we really cannot answer your question.
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Old 04-07-09, 09:44 PM
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I'd be getting the complete bike from IRO with 175mm cranks (or if I had to size down a bit, i would) with the IRO basic pedal kit with toe clips...

http://shop.irocycle.com/shop/produc...9&cat=1&page=1
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Old 04-07-09, 09:45 PM
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Originally Posted by HybridPilot View Post
not an iro owner but im positive you wont have any toe overlap seeing that you're looking at large frame sizes.
I have a 62 mark v with xl toe clips.

it has toe overlap.

you won't notice it after a few weeks.
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Old 04-07-09, 10:26 PM
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I have a 59 Angus and with XL clips on GR9 pedals I couldn't get any overlap when I tried. Now that I ride clipless I don't have any either. This is with size 11.5 feet and 170mm cranks, FYI.
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Old 04-07-09, 10:30 PM
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toe overlap REALLY???
stop riding backwards first thats not what they are made for.
It has never bothered me a bit.
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Ha back when i first got my bike and had it single speed with the full cassete still intact, I was riding clipless and my foot hit the tire and I fell on the highway. Beware of overlap, still have very little even though I now have clips.
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If you are riding at speed on a highway how the hell do you hit your foot on your front tire and fall? If you can't ride a bike you sure as hell should be riding fixed
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or on a highway.
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Originally Posted by sniks View Post
If you are riding at speed on a highway how the hell do you hit your foot on your front tire and fall? If you can't ride a bike you sure as hell should be riding fixed
I had the same question when I read this post. I've never understood all the overlap complaints anyway -- if you're riding a bike around slowly enough that it matters, maybe a BMX is the best choice.
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Old 04-08-09, 09:23 AM
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Mark V Pro, 59, xl toe clips, no overlap
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Oh I wasn't riding slow. In fact I was riding pretty recklessly. I have gigantic feet and am riding a slightly small frame, so that may have been the problem.

Don't worry I've been riding for more than a year since then, almost everyday, and I just got my first fixed wheelset about 3 weeks ago.

And I live in a little town called Minden, NV. What we call a highway is not how you picture it haha.
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