Re: [CR]Re: Crank length/seat height

(Example: Production Builders:LeJeune)

From: <NortonMarg@aol.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 23:26:21 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Crank length/seat height
To: fred_rednor@yahoo.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 1/14/03 2:36:20 PM Pacific Standard Time, fred_rednor@yahoo.com writes:


> I'm wondering if most people aren't actually sensitive to
> changes in saddle height? That's the case for me. From what
> I've seen, many people set up their saddle height based on the
> distance from the bottom bracket spindle, without considering
> crank length.
>

A good point. Do remember that crank length defines the circle you pedal, a 5mm difference in crank length is 10mm of circle diameter. I agree height makes a difference, but so does the size of the circle. It's easy enough to make the height (and fore/aft) adjustments and then notice circle.
Stevan Thomas
Alameda, CA