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Discussion: set-up

in: Nixon; Nixon > 2016-01-02

Jan 3, 2016 5:12 PM # 
Big Jon:
I remember being given the advice that bike set-up for a runner is different to that of a cyclist - something to do with relative strength of different muscle groups and how the athlete is used to working.
Jan 3, 2016 7:48 PM # 
My optimum position appears to be alongside the bike pushing. Worked a treat in the last duathlon. Might try and save some weight next time and remove the handle bars and saddle.
Jan 5, 2016 5:43 PM # 
All the changes I'm making are to get into a more aggressive position, I've done enough cycling to have found a position that works on my good bike, and shouldn't have trusted a shop where the dude didn't even ride a road bike.
Jan 5, 2016 10:50 PM # 
Making changes to get into a more aggressive position sounds like the way forward!

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Jan 5, 2016 11:20 PM # 
The more aggressive position is equal to what I have on my other bike that I've ridden for 10 years, tried an tested!!!

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