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Superman is probably close in aero advantage to Wiggin's position, but I would think Superman lets the rider put out more power. With Superman, Obree and Boardman are able to engage their core more. Their weight is more balanced over their bottom bracket and they can generate much more torque. Look at their shoulders compared to Wiggins. Wiggins is clearing ...


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As for foot placement, it's no different for jumping than it is for any other riding. You want the ball of your foot over the spindle of the pedal, maybe slightly forward (5 millimeters or so) for flats. Feet straight, or even just a tiny tiny bit toes in, or heels out, to keep your knees and hips aligned and working correctly. Slipping a pedal on a jump is ...


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Sorry to be "that guy" but the rails of that saddle appear to be a fair distance beyond the recommended manufacturers limit. Perhaps, you can fit it to the seat post as intended and simply spin the post in the frame by 90 degrees?


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If it works for you then go ahead. The risk might come in a lack of control when riding hard, like descending while off the saddle it is common to use the sides of the saddle against the inside of one's thighs to help control the bike. Separately you might need to angle the nose up sufficiently to get a comfortable position on the now-leading edge Lastly, ...


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