Thread: Easy Pedaling
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Old 10-29-2014, 06:49 PM
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Default Re: Easy Pedaling

Bigger rear or smaller front sprockets will make it easier... what you're doing is changine the ratio the same way you would for an engine except for us, we get the ratios backward... like 1:2 is a lot easier to pedal than 1:2.5... Now the engine needs a LOT more reduction or it'll just bog down so the ratio is 4.4:1 for a 44 tooth rear and a 10 tooth front, multiplied by the internal gearing at the clutch. If we geared the bike for 4.4:1 for the pedals we would be pedaling out hearts out and only going a few mph at best.
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