juniorKGranny Gear

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The diameter of the cog becomes so small that the the chain is unable to roll over it smoothly. The links articulate into a Polygon shape instead of a continuous circle...
correction: should be... "never have a problem"
I run 3 x 10 setups on both of my bikes... and ever have a problem finding the right gear for a particular situation. Both have 11-42 cassettes & Shimano shifting. I have never been able to figure out the fascination with 1x cranks.
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juniorK   on Apr 29, 2019
replied to Trail Hardtails
Check the Motobecane Fantom 29s, a very soft and forgiving frameset. http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/29er-mountain-bikes/fantom29pro-nx11-29er-mountain-bikes.htm  Bikes Direct is OK, I have purchased from them in the past.
juniorK   on Mar 15, 2019
commented on 6 Reasons Why You Should Ride a Singlespeed
I'm a definite throwback...73 YO and still pedaling. I ride a triple with an 11-42, 10 spd cassette. With this setup I can go as hard or as easy as I want to. Never had a problem with the front mech, if you set it up right they shift effortlessly. The trick is to take…
It is a waste of time trying to rationalize with irrational people. Their purpose is to draw you out and engage you in endless debate while they advance their agenda.
juniorK   on Jan 21, 2015
added a review of Avid BB5

Decent for what they are...
juniorK   on Aug 27, 2014
added a comment on Review: Easton Vice XLT 27.5/650b Wheels
juniorK   on Aug 27, 2014
added a comment on Review: Easton Vice XLT 27.5/650b Wheels
Nice review... What freehub adapter is needed for the X4 hub to fit a Shimano 9spd cassette? The R4?
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