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Old 06-03-18, 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
and a double crank , from other sources can weigh less than the stock,
and with 'greasy finger shifting' * you add no extra weight for a FD etc.
your 2 speed can be a 4 for those hills ..

* heel can detail to the small one, but .. with a rag or your fingers you pull the chain from the small to the large .
...with a brief stop..

[54-34 replicates what the 'speed drive' geared crank offers]



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'Greasy finger shifting'... lol. Brilliant! Good option for 2 speeders. Don't like the idea you have to stop to shift though but it's a good bail out option. A 'Brompton Granny' haha.
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