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Discussion: Tone down your Quads

in: tRicky; tRicky > 2016-05-19

May 19, 2016 7:16 AM # 
May 19, 2016 7:18 AM # 
That or go single chainring at front to eliminate the strain your put through your front derailleur when changing small to big or Big to small chainring :-)
May 19, 2016 8:22 AM # 
He doesn't use his small chain ring!!
May 19, 2016 10:55 AM # 
Yeah I do but it's generally not by choice. The dumb chain keeps dropping to SCR (or even out the other side) when going over bumpy ground. That said, as I was out riding today I decided I'll give them a call tomorrow and get rid of the front derailleur and just go one by. That'll solve many issues with that bike although it also means I'll have to put in more effort up hills rather than taking the soft option.
May 20, 2016 2:30 AM # 
Don't you need a new bike for WOC anyway?
May 20, 2016 2:35 AM # 
No, it's not a requirement. Okay so I got a new one for Estonia but the Anthem did the job in Hungary and it was two years old by then.

Looks like I'm going the one-by anyway. It's times like this I wish I had a job so I can pay for all this crap.
May 20, 2016 2:56 AM # 
Don't worry Ricky - I will support you through this difficult time.
May 20, 2016 3:47 AM # 
First world problems to the fore!
May 20, 2016 3:52 AM # 
May 20, 2016 4:38 AM # 
Yeah but I live in the first world. WTF do I care about the other two?

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