Old 07-15-19, 04:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Caliper View Post
To each his own I guess. With the constraint of a 50x11 top gear (see above), I "live with" a 16T chainring jump. There is still PLENTY of overlap in the gearing even then. To me, it's pretty practiced when moving up the chainring to push both shifters at the same time, going up 2-3 cogs, or to tap both shifters simultaneously, followed by 1 or 2 more taps on the right when moving to the small ring. Any cadence disruption is limited to one pedal stroke.
I don't believe there's a set-up that can accommodate that many shifts within one pedal stroke, unless you're slow rolling at 40 rpm or something. That's a stretch even for Di2 with a new chain.
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