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BMX singlespeed ratio


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Hello all,

 

Who can help - what would the most likely gear-ratio have been on my stock standard 'back-pedal' Raleigh BMW have been, that I rode as a laaitie?

 

How close was that to the most common option amongst today's mtb singlespeed brigade?

 

Trying to get my head around a few things :rolleyes:

 

Fanks!

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probably 44/16 on 20inch wheels = 55inch gear. Equivalent to 32/15 MTB gearing.

 

 

Thanks Velo - what would a 'typical' "middle-of-the-road" / not too strenuous :D ratio be on a mtb?

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I'm riding a 32 / 18, which is easy enough for me except on steep hills. Tried 32 / 16 but that was a bit too hard on the legs.

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