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    Advice needed converting 2x10 to 1x10 (Beginner)

    I want to change from 2x10 to 1x10 on my Remedy 9 with Deore XT 38/24

    Was thinking of going to a single ring 34 would this be too big for short climbs?

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    Beginner advice, checkout drivetrain forum, there's a few threads with your setup there. As for what "you" can do with a single ring is relevant to your conditioning and trail conditions etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SIX36 View Post
    I want to change from 2x10 to 1x10 on my Remedy 9 with Deore XT 38/24

    Was thinking of going to a single ring 34 would this be too big for short climbs?

    Thanks

    34 ring x 36 cog falls between a 24 ring and your 24/28 cogs, so on your next ride, stay in these gears on a climb and see how it works for you. Then you'll know if 1x10 will work for you before you spend any money.
    Just keep in mind the 28 will be easier and the 24 harder that you lowest 1x10 gear you'd have if you switch.
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    Replace the 34t with a 32t no-drop or narrow/wide ring.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SIX36 View Post
    I want to change from 2x10 to 1x10 on my Remedy 9 with Deore XT 38/24

    Was thinking of going to a single ring 34 would this be too big for short climbs?

    Thanks
    Keep in mind you'll be fiddling abit to get chain line worked out switching it from a 2x than you will from a 3x.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SIX36 View Post
    I want to change from 2x10 to 1x10 on my Remedy 9 with Deore XT 38/24

    Was thinking of going to a single ring 34 would this be too big for short climbs?

    Thanks
    Go with a 32T unless your rides are short and you are quite strong. 32T x 36T is a reasonable gear for long rides with some decent climbing.

    Just replace the 38T and leave everything else in place for now so you can test the waters. Once you are happy you can strip the derailleur and granny.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SIX36 View Post
    I want to change from 2x10 to 1x10 on my Remedy 9 with Deore XT 38/24

    Was thinking of going to a single ring 34 would this be too big for short climbs?

    Thanks
    What is wrong with your 2x10 setup?

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    Quote Originally Posted by moefosho View Post
    What is wrong with your 2x10 setup?
    Yeah, if you don't know what gears you'll need for long climbs doesn't it make sense to ride the current gears and find out?

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