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    SRAM XX1 38 chain ring option too small or just right?

    I'm not sure how will a maximum 38 chain ring will work in terms of speed since even I would find a 42 chain ring too slow for my taste so I generally go for the 44 chain ring. I love the 1x11 concept but does it suffice for my style of XC and road touring or will I be better off with 44 chain ring with 2x10 option?
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    It's your bike and your style of riding. How do you expect us to answer questions about that?
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    SRAM XX1 38 chain ring option too small or just right?

    With any 1X system, there are 2 questions: 1) is your high gear high enough for your needs?; 2) is your low gear low enough?

    It is intuitive that most riders will miss a gear or two top or bottom, so 1X necessarily involves somewhat of a compromise. On you can decide if you can live with it or not.


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