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Old 09-03-2009, 12:20 PM
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Default Re: using a 20" bike pros/cons

Assuming everything else is the same, smaller wheels will give you faster acceleration, and slower top speed. So, having larger wheels will give you slower acceleration, and faster top speed. This is because the circumference of the tire affects the overall gear ratio.

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