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Old 08-09-18, 10:46 AM
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As a broad rule of thumb:

Mass Start / Enduro: Err on the side of a smaller gear. It's easier to carry a higher cadence longer than it is to be stuck "behind" a big gear that you can't "turn over".

Sprinters: Err on the side of a bigger gear to keep from spinning out and limiting max speed.

I'm talking about a 1-tooth up or down decision.
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