View Single Post
Old 01-31-15, 02:28 PM
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Ridgecrest, CA
Posts: 40

Bikes: Trek Domane 4.5 Road Bike

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by AnkleWork View Post
Cross chaining is bad.
So, I guess that means I am thinking about things right, by forgetting about the rubbing there and just using the outer chain ring as I get to higher gears, while making sure the hill climbing gear (inner chain ring, large cog) works good?

Or, put another way, maybe I shouldn't expect to be able to keep the chain free from rubbing the front derailleur basket everywhere, for example when cross chaining?

Guess that brings up another question ... is cross chaining as serious when you only have two chain rings on the front? (My old bike had three)
granite4brains is offline