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Old 05-10-07, 09:49 AM   #1
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rear freewheel recommendations.


I have a Campagnolo Gran Sport crank, with 53 and 42 teeth. My rear wheel accepts a 6 speed freewheel. What would be a complimentary tooth range for the rear freewheel/cassette? I'm in Seattle, so it's very hilly. Thanks.
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Old 05-10-07, 10:02 AM   #2
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How 'bout this 1.5-step? If your rear derailleur can take a larger granny cog and you need something lower, go for it.

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42 is about as small as you can go on the chainring but maybe think about replacing the 53T ?
althoughi suppose if there are long hills you want to descend at speed you might use it more often
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