Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Someone explain GI to me.
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How is it calculated, and what does it mean?
Maybe this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gear_inches) will help.
Oh, I get it now.
More gear inches=stiffer gear. Hence the constant penis size comparison jokes. Coolbeans, thanks for the link.
In the context of fixed-gear, what is a reasonable GI for a reasonably in-shape person (but one who has been riding with gears and has never ridden FG.)?
11-29-08, 06:34 AM
try something in the 70" range.
So 42x16 or 44x17 would be good noob gears?
Yea, I was going to say anything from 60-80 depending on elevation changes.
If you have access to a geared bike, try it out there. 42x16/17 is pretty common.
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