LOL holy sh!t balls. thanks so much. I clearly have some thinking and tinkering to do. whilst riding today i was sitting in my big ring and though eish dont really wanna loose the speed. Maybe a 2x10 system? if i run a 2x10 can i run a 11-42 cassette at the back? run a 33-42 up front mmmmmm. thanks you guys have been SOOOOOO helpful.
Thanks you guys are awesome. my current setup is on a 26" bike. again i know..... i do have a 29er hardtail but prefer this 26er for racing though. sounds funny. old school i guess. so im running a 9 speed 11-32 at cassette at the back. when upgrading cant i just ad or change the cassette setup to change it to 11-42. Also when changing the front to 1 chain ring do i have to do anything to the bottom bracket? My front chain rings are 22-32-44. I spend most my time in the 32 chain ring. so if i go 1x10 i could go 11-42 and 32 in front?
hi guys. i seek some info and help from all you hardcore pros out there. im currently running an old 3x9 XT group set......i know i know. it does the job 100% for me but it needs replacing so obviously parts will be a problem so i would have to upgrade to a 1x10 or 1x11 system. for my hub can i just put in a 11 speed free body or must i replace my hub. What are my options to upgrade my group set? buy the parts individually and then put it all together? thanks
Ok thanks for all your views. I have a idea about the paths now. don't use em at your own peril. If i have time on my hands and not in a rush to get to work then ill commute on the path. If the path can accommodate me at the speed that im doing then ill be on it. If i feel that i would be a danger to those using the path then ill stick to the road. Also if i see the path is a danger to me due to neglect then ill avoid the path. Ill take pics of the neglect and post em on the #bicyclesafetysa twitter page.
so when i hit town to pass through must i then get on a cycling path till there isnt one and get back on the road? i.e coming from Hout Bay via camps bay and sea point to get to durbanville and back. makes no sense at all. So my once 3 hour ride has now become 5 hours cause i have to get on the cycling path at pedestrian speed for their safety. To me logic tells me im too fast for the bike path and am a danger to everyone at the speeds whilst going through town.