Gear combinations are not created equal

July 8th, 2017|

Modern bicycles present a potential buyer with an amazing multitude of gear combinations.  From single speeds to 30-speed triples, there is a bike out there for you.  With a bit of background info, you will be able to quickly recognize the pros and cons of any particular drivetrain layout at a glance.
Single Speeds
With only one gear ratio, single speeds are the simplest drivetrain arrangement possible.  The crank has one chainring that drives a single cog on the rear wheel.  It offers one ratio, which may […]

Gear Combinations are not Created Equal

July 9th, 2016|

Modern bicycles present a potential buyer with an amazing multitude of gear options.  From single speeds to 30-speed triples, there is a bike out there for you.  With a bit of background info, you will be able to quickly recognize the pros and cons of any particular drivetrain layout at a glance.
Single Speeds
With only one gear ratio, single speeds are the simplest drivetrain arrangement possible.  The crank has one chainring that drives a single cog on the rear wheel.  It offers one ratio, which may […]

Gear Combo’s Are Not Created Equal

July 11th, 2015|

Gear Combo’s are not Created Equal despite what you might have learned in the past.  Modern bicycles present a potential buyer with an amazing multitude of gear options, and gear combo’s are not created equal. Each gear combination presents a different set of benefits. If you are new to bicycling this may seem confusing. Don’t worry though with a bit of background info, you will be able to quickly recognize the pros and cons of any particular drivetrain layout at a glance. From single speeds to 30-speed […]