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For commuting with panniers and/or a toddler seat, I've settled on the front fork for the D-lock, mainly because little else fits there and I'm restricted by cables and tube diameters elsewhere. Having that 1.5kg forwards also helps the handling with a heavy back load. Don't forget that a heavy lock is only around 2% of a rider's weight - it has to be a long ...


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Answer: As with everything in cycling, it depends. You need to put stuff where it suits you, and your bike. Having weight lower down helps generally Weight forward helps on climbs Weight aft helps on descents but the rear wheel already more than half the weight of the bike. Carrying something you don't ever need? Leave it at home, that helps all the time. ...


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I seem to have "fixed" this problem by raising it some. However, that got me thinking... what would happen if I raised it even more so that my legs would be straight (not bent at the knee) when the pedal was at the bottom? Would this give me increased power? Would this give me increased power? Saddle height is a well known as an important factor for ...



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