BentChainRingGranny Gear

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Tucson // Arizona


 
D'oh! Autocorrect!!! "I'd say more than 90% of MTBing..."
I'd more say 90% of moving buys the marketing. And they have no choice. The manufacturers are not making the doubles and triples anymore. Fact: you have giant gears gaps. Fact: Cross chaining either side eats Watts. Thats all Im saying. The setup may be more convenient. But less gears either side of the cassette…
I still don't get the fascination with single rings...The big gaps in gears, leads to lack of spin choice, killing any pedaling rhythm that might be eked out. And whatever happen to being concerned about chain crossover and the added friction it brings? Undeniably less efficient. I'll take multiple rings and close-ratio shifting any day…
1x is just not for me. I cant stand the big gaps in gears. Im a rhythm-type rider and my cadence consistency is important. Having giant jumps between the tooth count on each cog sucks. I will stick with my triple where I can use the outside 3 quarters of my cogset meaning mostly 1…
After having used a 1-by for a while I finally went back to a 2-by. I just could not tolerate the lack of gear choices when climbing. Having 4, 5 and 6 tooth jumps was just too much. Now they are promoting this giant 50 tooth pie with an 8 tooth jump from cog #2.…
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