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From the web site that bike comes with 40T chainring and a 14-28T Freewheel. 16.71 kmph is a cadence of only 40. bikecalc.com You should be up at 80+. On a sprint you should go over 100. A folding bike is not as efficient as most full size bike but gearing is not what is holding you back at 18 kmph. Not going to give specific hybrids but there are many ...


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What is your "cadence" (number of pedal revolutions per minute)? A healthy young cyclist should be able to "cruise" at 80-90 rpm, and that would be considered your top speed. If at 80 rpm you're only getting 18kmph (11mph) in your fastest gear then your bike gearing is quite low and you probably need to change something. But many novice cyclists simply ...


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The differences are quite significant from race to race - each track is different. Also events such as Rampage are not too much about speed. The top speed may vary between 55-65km/h on tracks such as Mount Sainte Anne up to around 80km/h in Pietermaritzburg which is known for high speeds achieved. Of course all assuming good weather. Also these speeds are ...


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These days we have Strava for this. Check for example (Strava account required to see details of individual rides): Mont ventoux descent. Galibier descent Alpe d'Huez descent You'll find some segments there, and quite often you also get tracks from pro cyclists. From looking at just a few KOMS I see that top speeds at about 110-120 km/h are not uncommon. ...



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