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06-25-21, 10:46 AM
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Posted By mschwett

more like 8-10 sustained, typical california...

more like 8-10 sustained, typical california coastal range roads. i live on a 10% slope in SF. but a little headroom is good.
06-24-21, 11:29 PM
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Posted By mschwett

good to know. seems like that's basically what...

good to know. seems like that's basically what i'd need, something to keep me spinning in the 70rpm range at 4-5mph up a 12% gradient for 30 minutes or so. i don't have the ambition to do climbs...
06-24-21, 07:06 PM
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Posted By mschwett

yeah, the math doesn’t quite work out at a...

yeah, the math doesn’t quite work out at a “reasonable” cadence.

12% grade, 225 watts, 210 pounds including bike yields 4mph.

i believe the stock aethos sram pro has 35-48 up front and 10-32 in...
06-24-21, 01:57 PM
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Posted By mschwett

that's very interesting. i definitely am not...

that's very interesting. i definitely am not seeking hours of alpine climbing and 20% is more than i'd seek out, but there are lots of 1000-2000' 8-15% climbs around here that i'd like to continue...
06-24-21, 01:25 PM
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Posted By mschwett

yeah iím thinking 1:1 is a must. mullet! and...

yeah iím thinking 1:1 is a must. mullet!

and i really loved the aethos. i know itís not what people here think is hot, but damn if it didnít ride like it wasnít even there, without any fitting....
06-24-21, 01:24 PM
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Posted By mschwett

thank you, very helpful. i may be putting too...

thank you, very helpful. i may be putting too much faith in the bike calculator, but it tells me that at 195lb plus 15lb of bike it takes 225w sustained to go up a 12% grade at 4 mph. not sure what...
06-23-21, 04:24 PM
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Posted By mschwett

gearing vs power vs grade...

i ride ebikes for reasons too long to get into here, but i supply the vast majority of the power myself, like 90-95% over a 70 mile ride, only turning the motor on for hills. my current bike is 1x11,...
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