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Old 08-28-07, 03:48 PM   #1
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Standard double gearing...

What chainrings do standard double cranks (read: not compact) come with these days? It's not 42/53 anymore, is it? Isn't it like... 39/50 or something?
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Old 08-28-07, 03:49 PM   #2
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53/39

...but I think you can still buy 42 chainrings from all the mfr's.

...and 56's...I think.
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Old 08-28-07, 03:53 PM   #3
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53/39? Wow. OK.

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One day, I'll be strong enough to be able to push a 53 ring....
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One day, I'll be strong enough to be able to push a 53 ring....
Put a 25 pin on the rear of your fixie and you'll be able to push a 53 just fine
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Old 08-28-07, 05:32 PM   #6
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Put a 25 pin on the rear of your fixie and you'll be able to push a 53 just fine
Problem is, they don't make fixed cogs that large...
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