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Post Options Post Options   Quote ex laser Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 Mar 11 at 11:08pm
hi all.
question for you proper cyclists out there.

is gear 30x26 low enough to take on mont ventoux?


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Post Options Post Options   Quote mongrel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Mar 11 at 7:17am
I've done it on 39 x 25, but I did need the odd break!
It would depend on how fit you are, but I think 30 x 26 would be fine, but once you're riding it you'll wish you had a lower gear.  If I was you I would get an 11 x 28 casette.
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