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Old 06-08-21, 09:25 AM
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Riveting
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Originally Posted by InvertedMP View Post
So I just moved into a new house and there is a significant hill to get to the house from where I normally ride. Itís not super long but the gradients are high and after a long ride on the flats, Iím beat.
I also just moved to a home that causes most of my rides to end going up a steep and sustained hill. And even with 34/32, I have issues making it up after a long day in the saddle. So I bought a 1x gravel bike with 40/42, and that did the trick, although with 40/11 I now lose the ability to go DOWN that hill with any kind of speed. Trade-offs.
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