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Dec
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revised Where should pedals be located?
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Dec
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comment Where should pedals be located?
@Hellreaver - I see now that are not trolling so I apologize. Your question is essentially about fit (see my answer). In the lead up I wasn't sure if there was baiting and switching going on for lolz.
Dec
15
answered Where should pedals be located?
Dec
15
comment Where should pedals be located?
@Hellreaver a picture showing the configuration you ride in would be a 100x more useful for assessing fit. Are you trolling this stack?
Dec
15
comment Pain in center of hand
@Criggie - Ulnar nerve. I added another figure for interest's sake.
Dec
15
revised Pain in center of hand
Added an image showing another main nerve that can often get irritated when riding
Dec
15
comment How to give away lights to cyclists without lights?
Thank you for the link, it was an interesting read. A thousand lights out-of-pocket is very generous!
Dec
15
accepted How to give away lights to cyclists without lights?
Dec
15
revised How to give away lights to cyclists without lights?
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Dec
15
comment How to procced when pedestrians ocupy the dedicated bike path?
@Aron I am sorry but do you have any evidence what so ever that people subconsciously filter out bells (especially on quiet paths)? My experience (admittedly anecdotal) has been the polar opposite. Until we have some measurable and repeatable data neither hypothesis has been proven or disputed. Also your closing speed example completely ignores oncoming closing speeds (160 mph) which is an important aspect of a siren, but not that important (or used) for cyclist/pedestrian interactions.
Dec
15
comment How to procced when pedestrians ocupy the dedicated bike path?
@Aron - I don't think the purpose of the bell is to communicate your speed and range. Rather, I think its best use is a gentle way to get someone's of attention so that they make visual contact in order to determine speed and range information. The closing speeds between pedestrians and cyclists are generally less than between emergency vehicles and cars, so I don't think range and speed information needs to be communicated auditorily.
Dec
15
revised Pain in center of hand
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Dec
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comment Pain in center of hand
@Frisbee I updated the text to better clarify the different hand positions available and added an explicit statement about rotating through hand positions.
Dec
15
revised Pain in center of hand
clarified hand positions in response to feedback
Dec
15
comment Pain in center of hand
@Frisbee - not sure if my answer is clear but I mentioned four different hand positions to use rather than the bend between the tops and ramps.
Dec
14
answered Pain in center of hand
Dec
14
asked Is a damaged BB7 inner caliper pin dangerous?
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awarded  Informed
Dec
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comment Is it better to have a slightly big or slightly small bike?
Modern fit charts tend to favor an aero position over comfort. This means a shorter reach and lower stack and more back curvature. The older "French" fit style is about a size up compared to modern fits and positions the rider more upright. I am not surprise you like the bigger fit, it is more consistent with what the average rider wants and needs.
Dec
11
comment How to procced when pedestrians ocupy the dedicated bike path?
I disagree that using a bell is lazy. Speaking loudly startles some people, especially if the path has a low volume of traffic (people out for a stroll zone out). A loud voice can be jarring. Older people especially seem to thank me when I use a good bell, instead of my voice.