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crankarm for girlfriend(2 posts)

crankarm for girlfriendpedalgeek
Apr 12, 2001 4:12 PM
I am making a get-arround-town bike for my girlfiend with some old parts. I have a 175mm crank and I am worried it will be too long for her. She is 5'6" with a standover of 31". she is not worried about performance and it would be most convinient to use it. I'm more worried about comfort issues.
any advice would be greatly appreciated.
thanks, bill
It will be fine...TJeanloz
Apr 12, 2001 5:37 PM
Crankarm length optimiztion is one of those nit-picky areas that bike racers love worry about, and nobody else cares about. Many mountain bikes that would 'fit' her would be spec'd with a 175mm.