Short cranks and saddle height.

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Re: Short cranks and saddle height.

Postby helijohn » 5 Sep 2019, 10:34pm

LollyKat wrote:Think of it as being a bit like climbing stairs. A deep tread requires more effort but if you have the strength you can climb faster, though you will tire sooner. A shallow tread needs more steps, easier to climb but slower, though you will be able to keep going longer. At least, I think that is a reasonable analogy....

Sounds like a good way to understand. :wink: I suppose riding a bike is just something I do without any real thinking. :D