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Old 12-15-06, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by baxtefer
uhh, why not climb in the 34x17? it's the EXACT SAME GEAR and you'll have a damn near dead-straight chainline.
Cross-chaining bigger cogs results in less friction (more efficiency) than a perfect chainline on smaller cogs. Plus, maybe he likes to hammer up a short hill without having to flip over to the little ring.
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