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Old 08-03-2013, 11:56 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
What do you gain with all those gears? If your deal is max acceleration rate, that is what you gain. If your deal is fe, you lose from all that shifting- a most inefficient process what with all that throttle blipping and halting forward motion- and you lose from a transmission that has more moving parts and I would imagine more internal friction.
I dunno. My bikes seem to do pretty well with 21/24 speeds - though I could always use a few more :-)
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