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Old 08-15-2012, 06:20 AM   #24927
ducnut
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Originally Posted by Gummee! View Post
Read the 'drivetrain efficiency' section

Interesting stuff

(for us geeks)
I knew about the sprocket sizes. That's one of the reasons many of the pro tour teams run larger-than-normal idler pulleys. However, I figured cross-chaining would've had more impact.

I read an article, a while back, where one of Cancellara's mechanics said he actually bends normal chainrings. I can't imagine having that much power.
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