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    Ken Pickles is dead. indigosky's Avatar
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    SFO / Bezerkley gearing question...

    I picked up a 70's Raleigh 531 frame to build as a fixie for my brother who's in grad school in Berkeley. He is pretty damn athletic, but has never ridden fixed before. What's a good ratio to start him out at? 42-16?

    I'm not familiar with the area (hills) wel enough to know what ratio would be appropriate. Thanks!

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    Jesus loves 42-16.

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    Ken Pickles is dead. indigosky's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by jim-bob
    Jesus loves 42-16.
    Does he now? Thanks.

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    We had a thread about gearing in SF a few days ago. SF: What ratio do you rock?

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    Ken Pickles is dead. indigosky's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by onetwentyeight
    We had a thread about gearing in SF a few days ago. SF: What ratio do you rock?
    THank you, that's exactly what I needed.

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    I ride 48x18 in the East Bay.

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