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Gear Ratio
#1
I finally went with Kojacks on my Circa 2.0 and now easily run out of gears. on any down hill. While I hate to give up my low gear I think I would like to make it about or almost 1 gear faster. I have a Nexus 8 spd with 36t front and 20t rear. Im thinking about changing the rear to 18 or 19 but not sure how to figure out the ratio change.
Any mathematicians here??
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#2
look for calculators like this on the web:
http://www.bikecalc.com/gear_speed
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#3
Still pretty confusing being I have an internal hub. Rear sprockets are only about $8 each so I guess Ill just take a stab at it and go with an 18. If that turns out to be to much I will buy a 19.
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#4
The one at
http://sheldonbrown.com/gears/
does have some internal gear hubs implemented, maybe check that one out?
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(07-30-2012, 02:23 AM)Joe_W Wrote:  The one at
http://sheldonbrown.com/gears/
does have some internal gear hubs implemented, maybe check that one out?

WOW ,Thanks Now I just need to decide what I want to do.
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