Re: So true..
What's with all the thumbs down?
Is there some kind some kind of collective grudge with physics and mechanics of motion?
I've used my bike many times to get around when my knee injured and walking was simply not feasible.
Even if you can't push down you may be able to pull up,
Even if you can't pull up you may be able to push down.
If you can't do either you can push forward.
But BMX handlebars on a mountain bike and a seat with proper structural support to to move you a little bit further back over the back wheel.
Enjoy proper back support and sitting up straight. This allows for full leg extension pushing forward, allowing the entire body to relax during the ride.
So many different directions of foot pressure work to apply cumulative inertia to a crankshaft via pedal, using a human foot and leg.
If you don't want to spin gears , you can install a centrifugal weight to to pull the derailer into each gear based on RPM, or just spin your gears manually with the gear shifters.