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Old 03-14-19, 09:25 AM
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Originally Posted by jimincalif View Post
If I remember right after the BWR a few years ago, good ol' @jsigone didn't touch his bikes for quite a while.

I might try the Wafer with my gravel bike some year. I might need to drop down to a 46/30 crankset. I have a compact with 11-34 on the back, not sure 1:1 is low enough. There are a few spots in Whiting Ranch that I have to walk up.
the combo of BWR in mid May and 3 weeks later was 12hr of temecula MTB race (solo of course). yah i took a lil break after that. Both days were near 110*

If you HAVE to walk anything, its because your in traffic and everyone is walking or you have leg cramps like no other. I've done it 2 yrs on my Felt roadie w 53/39 front and 28t rear. And 2 yrs on my CX bike with 50/36 and same rear 28t. This yr I plan to run 44/34 and 28t rear, less cross chaining.
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