Toe Overlap

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  1. zaskar

    zaskar New Member

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    I notice with my new frame i have toe overlap (front wheel can hit my toe) is this common?
     
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  2. boudreaux

    boudreaux New Member

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    It's not uncommon.
     
  3. Weisse Luft

    Weisse Luft New Member

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    Yes. But for most frames, you will crash before it can happen in reality.
     
  4. basso97

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    I have had this on every road bike I have owned. To have it interfere you have to be making a really hard turn and to still be peddling. If you make that hard of a turn at speed you will flip the bike anyway.
     
  5. ganderctr

    ganderctr New Member

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    I noticed in the Trek owner's manual it says not to pedal if you're making a sharp turn. When riding in my neighborhood, I have a tendency to want to turn while I'm pedaling (turning around in the road) and my toes get dangerously close to the front wheel.
     
  6. zaskar

    zaskar New Member

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    I noticed this today going slow, i had to make a sharp turn and had to pedal and my foot touched the wheel. i just thought it might be a fitting issue.
     
  7. ed073

    ed073 New Member

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    Yes.....tight geometry and big feet. Only really an issue if you like to perform standstills at traffic lights.
     
  8. RC2

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    I wouldn't worry, any contact will be tire squeeling a bit against your toe...sure to get your attention tho. What's even more fun in the world of pedaling-while-turning is taking a 3 foot hop across a fast turn as your inside pedal hits the tarmac. :p
     
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