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Does anyone remember these and why?...(5 posts)

Does anyone remember these and why?...TFerguson
Jan 3, 2004 9:34 AM
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=56197&item=3651004478

TF
No, but it was the solution to what problem?Fez
Jan 3, 2004 10:17 AM
What was the purpose of this?
... I believe it dealt with biomechanics...Akirasho
Jan 3, 2004 10:43 AM
... it's long been recognized that while our pedalling motion is circular, our application of power throughout the rotation is not... and there's still a bit of a Holy Grail in designing a more "efficient" pedal model (Shimano's Bio Pace and the current Rotor cranks).

I remember seeing an article on these in an old issue of a cycling mag... I'll try to dig it out...

Be the bike.
Completely pointless, but proves a pointKerry Irons
Jan 3, 2004 2:00 PM
The point being: There's a sucker born every minute. Through the magic of stupidity, people were somehow convinced that the bent crank was different that one that located the pedal in the exact same place via a diagonal line.
You got it ... conclusive proof of PT Barnum's theory (nm)OffTheBack
Jan 4, 2004 12:42 PM