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Old 07-22-20, 08:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Bryan C. View Post
I regularly ride hills in the 10%+ range. Sure on a road bike with smooth tarmac I can climb some pretty steep hills with a 34x32 low gear. But on dirt and gravel I want low gears.

A Force 1 RD will allow up to 46t cassette. I would look towards a 42t low cog cassette, you might need to extra gearing at some point so why not just get it taken care of now.
I'm not sure the Force1 has enough chain wrap capacity to do a double chaining though.
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