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Lower gears, but still 10 of them17 Sep 2017
PORTLAND, Oregon — While on a recent bike tour, climbing up some seriously gnarly hills on soft, dusty gravel roads, I had some time to contemplate my gearing choices and other life decisions. “One by ten, 11-34 cassette and 30 tooth chainring should be low enough for anything,” I thought…
Monkey Nuts to the rescue11 Jan 2017
AUSTIN – This whole “gears” thing is working out better than I thought it would. A modern, new and proper one-by (1x10) drivetrain is quiet, shifts smoothly and stays out of the way. I have no reservations about mashing gears or churning the seemingly endless torque up hills and/or through…