Meeting USA Cycling Junior Gearing Restrictions

Do a search on the web for “Junior Gearing Restrictions” and you’ll find a bunch of sites that either explain the rules, or bash them.  We’ve certainly heard the arguments by many eloquent authors that enumerate the virtues or expound the vices.  This post, on the other hand, is intended to deal with the technical side of compliance with the rules, not to change them.  Regardless of how you feel about it, junior gearing restrictions are here, so let’s talk about how to take best advantage given the limits.More