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Old 02-06-2006, 12:23 PM   #1
Jason Billows
Member Jason Billows is offline
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Ottawa  Ontario
Posts: 384
After reading the most recent journal I became quite psyched about getting a single speed bike. My wife, who tends to have the money smarts in our family ;-) asked why I would spend money on a new bike when I could simply leave my multi-speed bike in one gear and not change it.

Why not? Other than maintenance issues, would I not get the same workout benefits from doing this? I could just select a gear that provided the appripriate ratio between my front and back wheel chain.

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