Thread: Higher gears
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rcgldr
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Oct4-11, 04:25 PM
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In a higher gear, you would be pedaling with more force (more torque). The advantage of a higher gear is it keeps the rate of rotation near what is optimal for a rider at higher speeds. Wiki article:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_gearing