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Can It Be Done?

Old 04-10-21, 05:16 AM
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Can It Be Done?

i was thinking of riding my fixed gear up Mt. Evans this year. (14,000') I done it with a gear bike but never with a FG. Can it be done and if so, what type of gearing should I use?
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Figure out what gears you used most when you did it on your geared bike, and pick one of those.
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I've been kicking this around a bit, not Mt Evans but I spend a lot of time on the Blue Ridge and have a couple favorite climbs. Just like Rolla says, I am going to gear one of my SS bikes to exactly what I use to climb on the Parkway, in this case it would be as close as I can get to 34/28 and go with that. I don't expect to do much more than coast coming back down. .

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