Re: [CR]fixed gear gearing?


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From: "Richard Rose" <rmrose@toast.net>
To: "Jamie Swan" <jswan@optonline.net>, "classicrendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <3E766134.BB5F38E3@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]fixed gear gearing?
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 21:50:21 -0500


Jamie, 45 x 19 (64?) ((1975 PX10 fixie) Works for me, being pretty flat here but almost always windy. And yes, I have a front brake. Richard Rose (Toledo, Ohio)


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jamie Swan"
To: "classicrendezvous"
Sent: Monday, March 17, 2003 6:58 PM
Subject: [CR]fixed gear gearing?



> In this recent thread regarding stopping fixed gear bikes several people
> have mentioned their choice of gearing for road use. It sounds like
> everyone is using a higher gear then me. I started using a fixed wheel
> for road riding in about 1973. The old timers that coached us advocated
> a 63" gear (42x18). I've stuck with that through my 14 year racing
> career and the 16 years since. What do you guys ride?
>
> Jamie Swan - Northport, N.Y.