- Anyone running 48t big ring on a triple chainset?
Bout the same as him ^ prob 45ish but that’s down hill, obvs.
Single ring on the roadie type thing, 1 x 9, 11-34. I’m guessing you’re talking mtb? This is 700c and fat wheels, so gearing will work out higher than 26″ wheels
I’m not strong enough to spin out 48T x 11 on the flat, put it that way!Posted 4 years ago
Haha! But none of u guys use triple chainset though?.. Ye im talkin mtb #gianttrance looking to top my 52mph top end down fast trail this summer as spinning out with the 44t but wondered as need to move front mech up to miss the 48t monster would shifting up & down to middle ring be affected?Posted 4 years agotomhowardSubscriber
How many times a ride do you max your 44? at those speeds you are better off changing your position to get more aero, which really isn’t the done thing on an mtb. Want to go really fast? TT bike with 56-11 down the steepest hill you can find. Best of British to you.
Hashtags? Really? Oh yeah, half term.Posted 4 years agoDickyboyMember
Commuter kona kula has 48/36/26 triple – you’ll need to raise the front mech up to clear the chainring & ideally increase the chain length too (I didn’t & have inadvertently gone big to big one more than one occasion that results in complete drive train lock up :oops:)Posted 4 years agocrispy baconMember
Yep, got a 48t big ring on my MTB although I run 24t, 36t, 48t with 11-36t on the back.
I’ve still got a lowish bottom gear 24 – 11 for them steep climbs & a gert big 11 – 48 for the downhill blasts.
As the others have said you’ll get around 45mph-ish depending on the size of yer kahunas 😀Posted 4 years agoPJayMember
I’m pretty sure that I used to have an Octalink Deore chainset that went 26, 36,48. I think that the 26, 36, 48 pattern kept the same tooth difference as a 22, 32, 44 allowing a standard derailleur to work with either arrangement; I’d guess that if you went 22, 32 ,48 you might have issues.Posted 4 years ago
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