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Old 04-21-07, 05:02 PM   #1
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Shimano coaster / cog question

I am trying to lower the gear ratio on a new
Schwinn-Pacific product that has what appears to be
the generic, cheepo coaster brake.
I would like to change the cog from an 18 to a 15(?) or lower.
Can someone help with a resource for cogs or whatever is
needed to do this ? Im exasperated because any combinaion of words
I type into Google only gets me Shimano road bike 9-10sp cog sets, etc...

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The smallest coaster brake cog I can get is a 16T from a bike supply wholesaler. These are for Shimano E110.
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A lower gear ratio requires a larger cog on the rear.
For example, 44/20 is lower than a 44/19.
2.2:1 vs 2.32:1
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