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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 02-22-08, 01:48 AM   #1
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gear ratio question

what gear ratio is better for flats and skidding,46-16, 46-17 or 46-18?

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Old 02-22-08, 01:55 AM   #2
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search.

but. 17 would probably be best. 71 gear inches, a lower gear so you'll have to skid less because it'll be physically easier to slow the bike w/ your legs. and 17 skid patches if you do skid.

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