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What’s your all-around urban gearing? In gear-inches, please!

Old 09-21-20, 03:53 PM
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Originally Posted by jack pot View Post
^^^^ why am i told that 48 X 17 is OK but 48 x 18 is not something about integers ?
That should only matter with regard to skid patches on fixed gear if you do that sort of thing. 48/17 would spread wear among 17 skid patches while 48/18 would only create three patches. So you would wear the tire out the tire more quickly.

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