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Author Topic: G5/C5 cruising speeds, different?  (Read 1246 times)


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G5/C5 cruising speeds, different?
« on: April 13, 2009, 01:47:42 pm »
Apologies if this has been covered before, but will the overall gear ratio be lower on the C5, with it's smaller wheels, or does it have a bigger c/shaft sprocket to compensate?
  Bottom line, will the two bikes cruise at the same rpm's in top gear, at a given speed?


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Re: G5/C5 cruising speeds, different?
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2009, 02:31:23 pm »
I've read that the C5 has a one tooth larger front sprocket than the G5, I can't remember where I read it though.
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Re: G5/C5 cruising speeds, different?
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2009, 05:40:58 pm »
This is true, but the C-5 has 18 inch wheels instead of 19 inch wiht the G-5. I am SURE that someone here will do the requisite math.
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