Does Crank Length Matter? GCN Does Science

Published on January 15th 2016

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In association with SRAM. Can you improve or change your performance by changing your crank length? Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Get exclusive GCN gear you see in this in the NEW GCN store! http://gcn.eu/BuyGCNKit_ Many cyclists (including us) just stick with the same crank length. But, can you improve your performance by switching your cranks for a different length? In this video, we put that to the test with 162.5mm, 172.5mm (Si's standard crank length) and 177.5mm. Thanks to the our friends at University of Bath for helping us out! http://gcn.eu/1QaGA6J Check out more great videos on GCN... Does saddle height matter? http://gcn.eu/1Nbf7vp Finding the optimum cadence: http://gcn.eu/1RKaOzb Buy GCN winter kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: http://gcn.eu/TheGCNShop Buy GCN Santini kit - USA: http://gcn.eu/GCNkitUSA Rest of World: http://gcn.eu/gcncyclingkit Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com Music: Glass Caves - Out Of Control Deep Street Soul - Movin