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Granny Gears

July 15, 2015

Stage 10 of this year's Tour de France has delivered the first mountain top finish so far, and boy was it a race!

Team Sky total domination aside, Robbie McEwen reports in about the perennial cycling hot topic - specs.

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It's all about the gears and although Robbie confesses mountain bikes would probably make for a good alternative, it's about getting the right gears so roadies can dance on their pedals and fly up those ascents.

Robbie finds out what the tourists are running to get themselves to the top - and there's plenty of dinner plates going around! 32s, 34s, compacts, even triple chain rings; getting the tiny little gears could just be the marginal gain some of these tourists need to make it to the peak.

See more of Robbie's exclusive Tour de France vids here:

Talking Trek with Fabian Cancellara and Gregory Rast at the #barewitness launch

Robbie and Rohan predict yellow on Stage 1

Ice, Ice, Baby - keeping cool

Mini Paris Roubaix Delivers "BikeExchange"

Post Race Bedlam

What's up with Cav?

Robbie Talks Tour Data

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