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The length of your crank doesn’t matter

I must admit that I’ve never spent much time thinking about the length of my crank. But, it’s easy not to question when it’s on the longer end of normal, and it just works. My first road bike came with a 175mm, and while I have had the opportunity to try out 172.5mm and 177.5mm, I’ve just stuck with it because I can’t feel a difference. Dylan, as he does, digs into…

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Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 175mm 50/34 weight

As a confessed weight weenie, I generally try to find the weight of components before impulsively buying it. There are a couple reasons for this: first it helps slow down the process (i.e. fewer things that I need to explain to my partner later), and second if I’m going to add weight to the bike I want it to be a conscious, measured decision. So it was quite frustrating that I wasn’t…

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