Author Topic: What about your bike are you obsessive about?  (Read 528 times)

jags

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Re: What about your bike are you obsessive about?
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2018, 03:32:44 PM »
as you know Andre im a long time lower back moaner  ::)
before i got the Probike fit done i was near enough sitting up straight.
The guy dropped me down a good 2 inches not exactly flat back but year a lot lower than i was riding,  it took all the pressure of my spine  works fantastic .i still suffer back pain when cycling but nothing like before the bikefit. ;)
oh i ride the hoods most of the time  never on the drops these days my belly gets in the way. ;D

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Andre Jute

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Re: What about your bike are you obsessive about?
« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2018, 05:15:22 AM »
Sheldon Brown had the perfect solution, drops to make him look fast, flat bars to save his back, both on his Thorn Raven's steering tube.

https://sheldonbrown.com/org/thorn-index.html

Note also the layback seatpost to position his wrists and back just so.

jags

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Re: What about your bike are you obsessive about?
« Reply #17 on: January 07, 2018, 01:02:51 AM »
a fella would get arrested if the cops seen him ride that yoke . :'(

sheldon should have bought a frame that fit's him instead of making a pigs ear out of a lovely  frame ah well horses for courses .

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Re: What about your bike are you obsessive about?
« Reply #18 on: January 07, 2018, 03:29:12 AM »
Perhaps Sheldon was proving a point with that setup. It does rather look like a Frankenbike.