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Old 06-08-08, 04:55 PM
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Tiger Attack
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I has 48 x 16 with 172.5 mm cranks. I'm finding that I can't push it comfortably over about 110 on the rollers, and downhill I'm getting pushed out of the seat trying to spin over 145, tops out about 38 mph and I have to put back pressure or get tossed out of the saddle (Happened only once so far).

Would going down to 165 mm let me spin faster? I'm thinking of hunting up a 47/17 for the flipside and changing up my 16 for a 14 too. What kind of average/top cadences would I see with that setup?
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