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It would have to be damn steep!! I think that you'd have trouble staying over stall speed.
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So, is that going on a SRAM 3x9 hub?
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You could almost build a bike around the cog ....!!!!!!
Very cool. Would look nice on the coffee table.... if I drank Coffee......
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not so low
my graphics are temporarily messed up, but I'm assuming the pix shows a 40t cog? I tried a 42t cog someone made once. Glad to see the gearfreaks are still out there.
Originally Posted by wolfy
Actually, a 40t cog with a 32t ring isn't particularly low -- 20.8 gear inches with a 26" wheel. A 22t ring with a 28t cog is lower, 20.4".
The low gear on my backcountry bike is a 20t ring, 34t cog, 15.3". I have no problems at all riding and balancing in that gear, and on climbs at altitudes over 11.5k' or so I am usually the last man left pedaling.
I'd like to try the 40t cog with a 20t chainring. Don't need the calculator for that one, 1:2, 13" with a 26" wheel.
Though only 2+ inches lower than what I'm riding now, that is a huge difference, as it's the percentage change that counts, not the actual reduction of two gear inches.
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