Picking a gearing for setting up your first tracklocross build can be daunting. The first two recommendations I ever heard were to go with a 63″ gear inch or to go with a 2:1 ratio. These were both recommended to me in the dim and distant past and were for riding single speed offroad. It was so long ago we used 26″ wheels, remember them?Continue reading “What Gear Ratio Should I Pick for Tracklocross?”
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Track Frames With Clearance for Tracklocross
To help you build you’re very own tracklocross bike, we’ve compiled a list of frames with tyre clearance.
What Is the Difference Between 3/32″ and 1/8″ Chains and Sprockets?
One of the most common stumbling blocks for people coming into single speed cycling is the difference between 3/32″ and 1/8″sprockets and chains? A 1/8″ chain is the most common chain found on single speeds, and 3/32″ chain is the most common chain found on derailleur equipped bikes. A 1/8″ chain will fit on parts that are either width. 3/32″ chains will only fit on parts designed to work with 3/32″ chains.Continue reading “What Is the Difference Between 3/32″ and 1/8″ Chains and Sprockets?”
What is Tracklocross?
Everything you wanted to know about tracklocross cycling in one place.