Old 07-15-19, 02:08 PM
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Rides4Beer
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Originally Posted by Wilmingtech View Post
Curious about this. It seems you get more range from a 50x34 than a 46x36. 34x34 would get you to 1to1 gearing. And a 50 x 11 gets you a little more speed on the downhills and maybe a touch faster on the tarmac for the ride back to the house.

Just wondering why 46/36 is popular with gravel.

-Sean
My Revolt came with 48/32, 11-34, and it's been pretty much perfect for what I do around here. No problem keeping up with fast groups on the pavement, and plenty of gear for the climbs I've encountered so far.
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