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Originally Posted by krobinson103 View Post
Mine is sweet. I use it on mtb/tourer. Shifts like a dream and I like the granny after 12 hours in the saddle when faced with yet another hill. Tried a 2x setup both in standard and compact and its ok, but I like my triple better. I never run out of gears.
I like my 50-39-30 triple. The vast majority of the riding I do never needs the granny ring but when I'm further from home and facing bigger hills, or I'm towards the end of a long ride and there's a hill, I do appreciate having that 30 tooth granny ring. I've also got a wide (11-32) cassette. If I went to a 50-34 compact I could probably get away with a 11-27 cassette, but then I'd be struggling on the longer or steeper hills.
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