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Big Chainring goin' for the big chainring!

Old 01-03-17, 08:30 AM
What??? Only 2 wheels?
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I spent five years working for a company based in Vernon Hills, Illinois. The tallest hill for a zillion miles around was where the road went over some RR tracks. In Chicago land you really can run gears like that (if the wind is at your back). Around here I can get away with using 48T or even 47T for the biggie. For every hill you have to climb in a low gear there's another one you go down as fast as you dare without needing to pedal at all.
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