Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Appleton WI
Bikes: Several, mostly not name brands.
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Originally Posted by ilockyer
Thanks for the quick replies. I am fairly proficient with my road bikes and should be able to tackle it myself. I have a chain whip.Should I stick with a 18t cog? If I go smaller will i need to take some links out of the chain or just tighten it?
If you're planning on doing skids, go with a 17 or 19T cog to maximize skid patches. Depending on where your wheel sits in the dropouts, a 1 or 2 tooth change in cog size may be accommodated without changing the chain length.