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Old 11-28-21, 12:37 AM
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Originally Posted by ZudeJammer View Post
I tried my biopace on a 25mi ride yesterday and I was contemplating switching rings I am not used to it.
Originally Posted by DQRider View Post
This is one of those things that got over-analyzed by the cycling press. All Biopace does is increase leverage during the gravity-assisted down stroke, and reduce the effort over the top. It's not magic, it's just physics. I hope this helps.
I have a Biopace triple with 50/45/28 and one that's 48/38/28. I don't notice it on any of the "big" rings unless I'm looking down at them.
Originally Posted by Cycle Tourist View Post
Same here. The big ring wasn't so bad but the granny was impossible to spin.
You're not supposed to spin the granny- the idea is that you throw all your power at it on your power stroke- which is why you're using the granny- "voot voot voot voot" instead of "rrrrrrrrrrrrr."
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