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Old 03-23-2009, 10:46 AM
Bikeguy Joe Bikeguy Joe is offline
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Default Re: Hello from Northeastern China

Originally Posted by swehtt View Post
I'll try to remember to get a decent picture of the rear sprocket. My skills of description fail at this moment. I'm living in China for a couple years at least. Happy trails indeed...the local hills require a definite kick of manpower. I suppose bikes are for excercise.

What results have getting a smaller sprocket given? I'm guessing increased speed but also a lot more pedalling to start.
A smaller rear sprocket will result in a lower RPM at cruise, and a slightly higher top speed. less torque to pull you up hills being the penalty.
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