Setup and Gear Choices
These are the Setup and Gear Choice articles from the Tech Talk feature of WickWerks.
What gears should I ride? How do I choose? “Hey, my buddy Joe rides a 38 and loves it, so I think I should get that.” Sound familiar? I’ve over heard that kind of conversation many times, and I’m amazed. It may be the Engineer in me — or it may be the Cycling Coach […]
There are always sides to a discussion involving tradition and emotion. So many arguments about the use of a single front chainring versus a double or triple. In this case, tradition has generally stood with a single front chainring for single speed bikes (think kids bikes), city type bikes, and the “grandma” bikes with multi-speed […]
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 […]