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    Gearing combos

    This thread refers more to teeth number rather than gear ratios...

    Used to run 42/16 or 42/14 then got new cranks 48t. I read somewhere, pretty sure it was on Sheldon Brown's site that even teeth chainrings with even teeth cogs wear longer and help evenly wear a chain...on the other hand, a few people have told me to run even teeth on the 'rings and odd teeth on the cog.

    What gives?

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    Even rings + odd cogs increase the amount skid patches.

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    So I'm guessing if you skid stop a lot, that would help prolong tire life..?

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    yes. it's all explained in the sticky thread.
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    It definitely would.

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