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Old 01-13-13, 08:20 PM   #1
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Chainring sizes

What's the biggest chain-ring you seen people ride on a single/fixed gear bike??
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Old 01-13-13, 08:22 PM   #2
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Old 01-13-13, 11:26 PM   #4
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I had a 55t ring for a while.

















With a 22t cog on the back.
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again with this crap?
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Great GIF. i just watched that ish for like a half hour
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dudes seriously in real life. none of those are photo-shopped pics.
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i bet you ride slower than a 80 year old grandpa walking.

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dudes seriously in real life. none of those are photo-shopped pics.
Dude, this is a ret*rded ass question.

The chainring is only 1/3 of the story- just like your stories of street racing on a 48/14 [26" wheel], the front chainring can be any size to get just about any gear RATIO and then all that rolls through the rear wheel.
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i bet you go slower than a 80 year old grandpa.
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i think i be seeing lots of 48,49 and 50T on hipster bikes like theses.
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I don't do 48/14 anymore. 48/16 and sometimes 48/18 is good for me.
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