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Rode in Gorenjska. view ridelog
Jan 12, 2019 at 6:40
Jan 12, 2019
quotes #3: what can i say...
22.6 km - 02:08
Primoz jamessmurthwaite's article
Jan 9, 2019 at 8:09
Jan 9, 2019
Bike Check: Joe Nation's Pole Stamina
@sp00n82: Yeah, that's why i'm saying the only relevant measure of a bike fit length wise and when seated (which is the majority of the time) is the cockpit length value. You can tune it with a shorter/longer stem, by moving the seat forwards and backwards and so on, but generally you need a certain value of it. With an ultra steep seat tube you need a very long reach to get the same cockpit length as with a slacker seat tube and an overall 'shorter' bike. That's why looking at reach numbers is so useless, but there's a caveat. For riders with inseam length around 10 cm longer than the stack height, the effective top tube length is a very good approximation of cockpit length (handlebars ignored), likewise for the seat tube angle, the effective value. This is for M and L sizes and thereabout mainly. Once you go outside this 'average rider sweetspot' is where you get the problems. With the current seat tubes you get an ultra slack seat tube angle for XL riders and effectively an ultra steep angle for S/XS riders. So that's why in some way reach, effective top tube and effective seat tube angle values work, because they work for the average rider. But they do not give the complete picture for the complete population. And you always have some smartasses that stick out of the average and spill vitriol over the internet. Sincerely, should_be_riding_an_XL_Pole guy.
Primoz jamessmurthwaite's article
Jan 9, 2019 at 4:04
Jan 9, 2019
Bike Check: Joe Nation's Pole Stamina
@sp00n82: regarding effective reach... You mean cockpit length? ???? Bikes like this one show really well how misunderstood reach is and how useless it is.
Rode in Gorenjska. view ridelog
Jan 8, 2019 at 4:23
Jan 8, 2019
quotes #107: Predbožična Vodiška
24.9 km - 05:03
Skied in Gorje. view ridelog skixc
Jan 8, 2019 at 4:23
Jan 8, 2019
Skied in Bad Kleinkirchheim. view ridelog skialpine
Jan 8, 2019 at 4:22
Jan 8, 2019
Rode in Bikepark Krvavec. view ridelog
Jan 8, 2019 at 4:22
Jan 8, 2019
quotes #108.1: Prednovoletna - Muci
9.1 km - 00:41 - 1 achievements
Rode in Bikepark Krvavec. view ridelog
Jan 8, 2019 at 4:22
Jan 8, 2019
quotes #108.2: Prednovoletna - Rock'n'Flow
8.9 km - 01:50
Skied in Hermagor. view ridelog skialpine
Jan 8, 2019 at 4:22
Jan 8, 2019
Rode in Zalec. view ridelog
Jan 8, 2019 at 4:22
Jan 8, 2019
quotes #109: Za bajto
20.5 km - 04:30
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