Your Favourite Gear Ratio

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Re: Your Favourite Gear Ratio

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:29 pm

verbs and nouns wrote:49 x 17 on one track bike.
48 x 17 on the other two.

All brakeless.


17 skid patches FTW
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Re: Your Favourite Gear Ratio

Postby b7ff » Thu Sep 08, 2011 9:18 am

46 x 18 for the street :wink:

but now Im on 49 x 18; its not that bad really, it is fast thoughh :lol: :lol:
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Re: Your Favourite Gear Ratio

Postby croonneck » Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:05 pm

ColinOldnCranky wrote:My favourite gear ratio? Hmmm, lemme think about that...

thinking...thinking...thinking...

Ah yes, 1:1giving me 24 gear inches. No cogs, fixed wheel with cranks attached direct to the wheel hub.



Likewise :)

But, on my mountain bike, I normally find myself on 44/16
and on my road bike i normally find myself on 53/17
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Re: Your Favourite Gear Ratio

Postby .isaac. » Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:40 pm

BRLVR.v2 wrote:17 skid patches FTW

Was coming here to post exactly the same thing.
46x17.
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Re: Your Favourite Gear Ratio

Postby kreyziest » Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:03 am

49-17 for now, but i'm changing to 48-17 soon.
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Re: Your Favourite Gear Ratio

Postby munga » Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:35 am

Here you go, mate. nice chainring!

grinderman wrote:test image load... :?

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well that didnt seem to work,
here are links instead,'

Repco Revenge 60 x 17
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the Repco is the training bike for my unofficial world record attempt on

the Worlds fastest Raleigh Twenty 80 x 20
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Martin, who kicked off this thread may recognise this as my blue bike repainted from jhnboy on the R20 forum

Ride 1 in 20
http://theclimbingcyclist.com/climbs/mt-dandenong/the-1-in-20/

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that's a Malvern Star Revenge, by the way.
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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Re: Your Favourite Gear Ratio

Postby kreyziest » Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:33 pm



That's B-I-G :twisted:
How's your knee now? still there :mrgreen:
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Re: Your Favourite Gear Ratio

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:04 pm

48x17 with a 28 tyre= 75 ish GI, seems to be a nice place for me on latest scoot.
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