Building a brand new bicycle, thinking outside the box (or the wheel shackles) is not an easy task. But no one should compromise their ability to ride a bike. Even the biggest 29er or 700c bike feels cramped and wobbly for us tall. Even a custom sized frame. The bike’s center of gravity gets skewed … More Ask me about my wheel size
From the Exploratorium video: “Height confers advantages in many sports, to a point. But what if you’re too tall to even safely fit on a bicycle? Bike builder David Folch shares both the engineering challenges and the joy of creating super-sized bikes for super-sized riders.” Watch the video below: Or click on the link here … More DirtySixer bikes in SF Exploratorium video
DirtySixer isn’t the only bicycle maker blazing the 36” wheel frontier. Coker started it all with the Monster Cruiser (see pic of my silly face riding it at the bottom) but soon revisited by Keener, Jeffson, Kaos, Stoic, Milltown, PIM Cycles, Waltworks, BlackSheep, even students at the University of Iowa crafted a beautiful 36er tandem … More Not All 36ers are made for tall riders!