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Old 04-14-18, 06:39 AM
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Originally Posted by SHOFINE View Post
I use to have a Electra Cruiser 7D and it didn't take long to stop riding it. 7 gears was definitely overkill for this bike! I kept it at the beach as it was worthless on hills. I wished I'd got the 3i (nexus 3 spd).
Seems as though the speed range on BCs is fairly narrow so I would think that more than 1 or 3 would be overkill. Sort of like the speedo on a Chevy Vega showing up to 120 mph.
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