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    To all the Seattle SS/FG riders out there...

    I was just curious as to what gear ratios you guys are riding on. My girlfriend and I are planning on moving here this fall and I plan on riding everywhere. My gear ratio right now is 46:17 which is good for the East Bay of CA but doesn't seem too great for Seattle. Thanks!

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    So does everyone in seattle have your strength and ability? You go there, and judge for yourself what is a good gear.
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    Oscillation overthruster Dr. Banzai's Avatar
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    Define "doesn't seem too great." I'm guessing you run 165 cranks.

    I run 44/15 on the streets of Vancouver. Similar topography to Seattle. That's 79 gear inches to your 73.

    What is wrong with what you have? You use the word "here" so I assume you are visiting right now?

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