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Old 03-19-21, 05:23 AM
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Originally Posted by scubaman;[url=tel:21974598
21974598[/url]]Really depends on how you ride. I have 36 front, 11-42 11-speed rear; the friend I ride with most regularly has 34 front, 11-42 11-speed rear. We spin out pedaling down hills - but we donít care to hammer downhill anyway.

My drivetrain (Shimano XT) could also handle an 11-46 cassette, so that might be an option for you too.
I have different wheelsets with 11-42 cassettes so plan to just keep those. I donít worry so much about hammering downhills especially if Iím doing long events where Iím not hammering it anyway
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