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post #3 of Old 10-01-2018, 08:48 AM
KKORO
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If you're talking 3,000-3,500 in 6th gear, then yes, that's too low. I've got a '12 and wouldn't use 3,500 with 6th gear unless on the flats with no wind or wind from behind. The bike yells at me if I'm in 6th at 3,000. That being said, I love 6th on the freeway. It becomes a beautiful gear.

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