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06-14-21, 12:50 PM
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Posted By livedarklions

Have you tried riding it yet? I've never ridden...

Have you tried riding it yet? I've never ridden an RSX.
06-14-21, 12:47 PM
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Posted By livedarklions

I'm pretty sure I know exactly 0 riders who...

I'm pretty sure I know exactly 0 riders who prefer that combo.
06-13-21, 11:16 AM
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Posted By livedarklions

So I had to look this up--this bike is from...

So I had to look this up--this bike is from before 1998, right? That's when Shimano stopped making the 7 speed RSX.

I think a triple gives you both range and a lot of gearing options. The big...
06-10-21, 12:29 PM
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Posted By livedarklions

Like my bikes! I love the 53x11 riding on the...

Like my bikes! I love the 53x11 riding on the flat, so I always tell people that I'm probably the worst person they could come to for advice on how gearing is going to feel for them.

San...
06-08-21, 02:56 PM
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Posted By livedarklions

Really good advice and a really pretty bike! ...

Really good advice and a really pretty bike!

I'm a high gear freak, so the range is less important to me than the smooth shifting. Now I understand why I hated the Claris.

Thanks!
06-08-21, 02:54 PM
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Posted By livedarklions

Just guessing from your name--do you live in San...

Just guessing from your name--do you live in San Francisco? If so, you need a big gear range, number of speeds is far secondary to that. I used to ride there in my youth, great flat and hill riding.
06-08-21, 02:24 PM
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Posted By livedarklions

I have 2 8 speed bikes with Shimano 600 Tricolor,...

I have 2 8 speed bikes with Shimano 600 Tricolor, predecessor to Ultegra. They're both over 25 years old, and shift like a dream. I've ridden new bikes with Claris, I hate it. Too damn clunky.
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