"The 33"-Road Bike Racing - Where to find TDF setup, gearing, etc.
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07-15-08, 01:49 PM
Does anyone know of a page describing some actual set-ups used by TDF riders? I'm not looking for brands, but rather the cassettes & chainrings used for a climbing stage vs. what they use on a TT during a stage race.
I don't race much and aren't looking to copy them, I'm more just curious what kind of gears they push on various stages.
07-15-08, 01:54 PM
bikeradar.com or cyclingnews.com tech section (essentially the same thing).
You'll get a lot of stuff about which brands they use, but also some individual stage setup things. For example Remy DeGrigorio mentioned that he went to a 25t large cog for Hautacam, compared to his usual 23.
07-15-08, 01:55 PM
I would be surprised to see anyone pushing bigger than a 25 in the mountains, if that, but I am curious to know also.
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