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1  - 1 September 2015 17:31

I've been running a double 2x10 setup this year but I may switch to 1x11 for next year and I was wondering what size front chainrings everyone are running?
I took a bike out today which had a 32t and it felt too easy, albeit it was on the road but it still felt like you could spin it out off road.



2  - 1 September 2015 20:20

Ferguson runs a 32.

3  - 22 August 2016 13:39

I've been running 1x11 on a 650b Scott Spark 720 for a year and a half now and normally run a 34t as I found myself spinning out more often than I was struggling for climbs. However, when I know I'm heading out for some big hills on an organised ride I can switch to a 32t and still run the same chain length with the SRAM X01 setup. Riding in Wales for example I would have liked another low gear even with the 32t but 90% of the time I can get away with a 34t up front on the stuff I ride (short sharp hills rather than long climbs).

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