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08-22-19, 06:32 AM
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Posted By sd5782

Gotta at least try with stock crank first

Oh yes, I know the 110bdc crank is the sensible and practical thing to get. I just wanted to see if I could make things workable with the stock 144bdc with its 42T small as a minimum. That Superbe...
08-19-19, 08:28 AM
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Posted By sd5782

All cleaned up and ready to try

Slower than most in getting things sorted as work gets in the way. All bearings done now including the nice SR SP-11 platform pedals that I think are specced for the Trek 720. I think I will like...
08-06-19, 07:41 PM
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Posted By sd5782

I was thinking 42-44 on the chainrings. Indeed,...

I was thinking 42-44 on the chainrings. Indeed, the pretty superbe crank will only take a 42 minimum with the 144bdc. That was a reason for the 28 tooth freewheel vs a 25 or 26. The superbe is...
08-06-19, 06:06 AM
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Posted By sd5782

Thanks Road Fan. I was out on the old half step...

Thanks Road Fan. I was out on the old half step Frejus yesterday in a fairly stiff breeze and the 48ish inch low was just adequate. It made me happy with the cheap new sunrace 28T purchase for the...
08-05-19, 11:01 AM
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Posted By sd5782

Lots of good answers

I knew there would be some alternative views here. I will look into that other gear calculator that willi88 posted about. I didn't want to spend a ton of money, so hoping to just replace one sprocket...
08-05-19, 07:30 AM
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Posted By sd5782

Thanks for the info. I like your idea, but...

Thanks for the info. I like your idea, but remember, I am an OLD guy(weaker). At 62 years old, my pace on the flatlands with no wind is in the 13-18mph range.
08-05-19, 06:08 AM
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Posted By sd5782

Flatland gearing for old guy

Perhaps folks who play with gearing charts can chime in on this. I am 62 and ride in flat NW Ohio. Nearly all riding is between 10-20mph depending on wind and the very occasional minor short hill or...
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