I have a road bike with 50/34 compact crankset and 12/27 10sp cassette. While I don't think I could run a 53/39 one given the hills I happen to climb, but sometimes I get the feeling the right gears ...
I've been reading a lot about road bikes and looking at the differences between bikes called "compacts" but I don't see much consistency. I've read that compact road bikes have different gearing and ...
I currently have a touring bike, with fenders, rack, panniers, and so on. I currently run a triple crankset 28/38/48 and 9sp 11-34 cassette. I mostly commute and tour with this bike. And with a fair ...
At the cafe stop on my local Saturday ride a few of the guys we chatting and one guy asked an other if he was riding a compact drivetrain. The other guy objected loudly and they then joked with other ...
In overheard in a post ride discussion this morning about wanting a set of compact cranks. My search on bicycles.se has only found this question with them in the title, but the answers don't mention ...
Do pro riders use compact cranksets for hilly races? I'm trying to determine if switching to a compact double will mean I don't have the top end speed to be competitive in higher levels of racing (I'm ...