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Ahh.. A climbing gear(7 posts)

Ahh.. A climbing gearSaulRexius
Nov 9, 2002 11:30 AM
I guess this is really an eliptical drive.. but that giant ring looks really cool.
Cippo could push that - nmtmotz
Nov 9, 2002 6:11 PM
re: Ahh.. A climbing gearTarantula
Nov 9, 2002 9:58 PM
The image alone made me pop a Vioxx.
Needs an 11 in back, though.... nm4bykn
Nov 10, 2002 7:03 AM
Needs an 11 in back, though.... nmjwarrenod
Nov 10, 2002 7:39 PM
Hell if you're gonna go custom up front how 'bout an 8 in the back!

That's a little one!Allez Rouge
Nov 11, 2002 10:39 AM
There's a picture of a bike in "The American Bicycle" that's even more extreme than this ... the chainring is so big it's almost touching the rear cog, as I recall (don't have the book handy). I think it's the bike that was used to set a speed record of somewhere in the 120mph range.
looks like it would be toughlaffeaux
Nov 11, 2002 11:31 AM
I'm not sure I could take off from stop lights with that kind of gearing.