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Caleb Ewan's Sprint Position - Revealed through Kinesiology

Pro Cycling Crank Length List

Updated 7.29.2020

Below is a list of pro cyclists and the crank lengths used.  
Name Height Weight Crank Length
Coryn Rivera 61 n/a 170
Caleb Ewan 65 148 170
Tony Martin 73 165 175
Nairo Quintana 66 128 172.5
Chris Froome 73 157 172.5
Mark Cavendish 69 154 170
Marcel Kittel 74 190 175
Lance Armstrong 70 165 175
Alberto Contador 69 137 172.5
Fabian Cancellara 73 179 177.5
Andy Schleck 73 150 172.5
Andre Greipel 72 176 172.5
Vincenzo Nibali 71 143 172.5
Bradley Wiggins 75 152 177.5
Jens Voigt 65 168 177.5
Peter Sagan 73 163 172.5
Richie Porte 68 139 167.5
Alejandro Valverde 69 137 172.5
Joaquim Rodriguez 67 126 170
Roman Kreuziger 72 143 177.5
Thomas Voeckler 69 146 172.5
Samuel Sanchez 71 150 175
Frank Schleck 73 152 172.5
Tom Boonen 76 181 177.5
Thomas Voeckler 69 146 172.5
Robert Gesink 74 154 175
Rui Costa 72 150 175
Sylvain Chavanel 71 154 172.5


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