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edscoble

Member since Feb 2008 • Last active Sep 2014

Nugget, lots of nuggets.

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    Sound like you might need to put the saddle a little more forward, as you shouldn't feel the pressure of the front.

    Hogg is a big fan of Thomson inline for this, bit annoyed that my custom bike with standard 73 seat tubs looks bit weird with the SMP very far forward on an inline, previously was a Brooks B17 with a 24mm layback post, that how much forward the SMP need to be.

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    SMP themselves said it's very personal, if you find that position perfect, not sliding forward etc. Then it's perfect.

    Mine have the nose up a lots more, but felt well planted, no sliding back or forward.

    Having the nose up can be useful when climbing and descending, the back of the saddle held you well as you spin to win, on the descend the front stop you from sliding forward when the whole bike is slightly forever downhill, it's lovely to finish a 20km descent without too much pressure on the hand.

  • in Cycle Training
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    You lean, you must lean so hard to keep the trike on all three, you might even need to cork your leg over the top tube to achieve this at a higher speed.

    I'm sure YouTube have dozen of video of tricyclist blasting through corners.

    P.s. Old lady enjoy her trike now.

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    I think the seatpost issue is with the Dorico rather than the doric - in that the way the rails are angled means that to get the saddle level one of the bolts basically has to be loose.

    Speaking of this, Steve Hogg mentioned this issues on here.

  • in Miscellaneous & Meaningless
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    The new Kindle Voyage have one of the best feature - the ability to turn pages without lifting your finger like the original.

    Don't know why it took them this long to realised this.

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    Do you also find you have to push the saddle 10-15mm further forward to get to the sweet spots?

    I found I had to lower my saddle quite a bit (1cm maybe) compared to my Romin

    @danb I find it the opposite, since the middle is where I sit.

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    Genesis Madison 650c with brakes.

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    Here's an idea, go touring on your current bike.

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