It seems that the consensus among the biomechanists is still out on whether shorter is clearly better or not.
As for myself, I began riding 150mm cranks on my road bike as an experiment 6 weeks ago and I am now a convert. I can climb, tt & sprint as well as before, with the added benefits of:
-noticeably stiffer crank arms (read 1″ shorter each…[Read more]
Madcow mentions the possible benefits of short crank-arm length in the latest Crank Review.
Is anyone out there using short cranks on your TT, road or mountain bikes? If so, have you noticed a difference, qualitatively or quantitatively, in your performance since moving from longer cranks? I’m interested in hearing from those out there that…[Read more]