Hd3 to ripley v4, how to adjust gearing- Mtbr.com
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Reputation: brankulo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Posts
    1,661

    Hd3 to ripley v4, how to adjust gearing

    On hd3, I have 32 oval front and 10- 42 rear, using 42 very rarely. On ripley, i have 10-50 rear, not sure if to go with 30 or 32 front. We have a lot of slow speed climbs where i suspect it is tougher to get those bigger wheels spinning. I am in co front range.
    Thanks

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    1,534
    I ride and HD3 and if we are not going up we are going down on my trails in VT and there is a lot more going up! I have a 32 Oval and 10-51 gearing and its fine. My old legs might have liked a 30 oval up front and I may go there, but I'm looking at as strength training. If you barely used the 42 and now have a 50, I'd go with 32 oval. Once you get the 29er whees spinning off a start, I don't see a huge difference unless you are running big meaty tires.

Similar Threads

  1. 2019 Ibis Ripley V4
    By alexbn921 in forum Ibis
    Replies: 3704
    Last Post: 3 Hours Ago, 02:55 PM
  2. Ripley V3, V4, or Ripmo
    By Dr. Dolittle in forum Ibis
    Replies: 40
    Last Post: 02-27-2020, 02:39 PM
  3. SIZING Help for a Ripley V4!
    By RooHarris in forum Ibis
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 05-21-2019, 06:32 AM
  4. Pivot 429 Trail vs Ibis Ripley v4
    By Alias530 in forum Clydesdales/Tall Riders
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-01-2019, 07:15 PM
  5. Replies: 10
    Last Post: 03-05-2015, 02:20 PM

Members who have read this thread: 1

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

THE SITE

ABOUT MTBR

VISIT US AT

© Copyright 2020 VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.