Comparing Mountain Bike Gear Ratios

Whether you want to make your if easier on those long, steep climbs, or get more speed on those descents, you may find yourself considering changing your mountain bike drivetrain. There are plenty of options out there and it can be overwhelming to know what will work best for you, or what will you gain and lose by making the switch. I’ve written a simple guide and demonstrated the differences with a software tool


A couple of years ago I decided to buy myself a mountain bike and have had a great time exploring my local trails…