How Many Speeds Do I Need On My Bike?

How Many Speeds Do I Need On My Bike?

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  1. Trxvor 999 on December 22, 2022 at 1:04 am

    I mostly only use like 3 speeds on my bike is there a way I could get my bike to have only three speeds?

  2. shintaro goro on December 22, 2022 at 1:06 am

    So more speeds is just climbing and leg relief? Not means more speeds.

  3. Sukhbir Sekhon on December 22, 2022 at 1:07 am

    Isn’t anything over 10 gears and even 5 gears just unnecessary?

  4. Susan Tainter on December 22, 2022 at 1:07 am

    Do you have a shop in Torrance?

  5. whampoawest on December 22, 2022 at 1:08 am

    External gear is cheaper and lighter. And easy to change part by part I think. Internal hub I think is more heavy and if got problem must send to bike shop. Thanks for a great video for us.

  6. me on December 22, 2022 at 1:08 am

    Is 21 speed better or 24 speed? I found 24 speed bicycle i wanna lnow if its better

  7. MyLife 5.0 on December 22, 2022 at 1:09 am

    I just got my Sixthreezero 3 speed today and I love it! I live in Colorado Springs, we have a lot of hilly areas and so far it’s done very well I coast down hills. Thankfully I rely on Google maps to get me to where I need to go with options for mostly flat routes. Will be taking my new bike on an errand tomorrow.
    Do you have any concerns it may not have been a good fit for where I live?

  8. Shelby Clark on December 22, 2022 at 1:10 am

    I want to get a bike to leisurely ride on the back roads I live on. They are hilly. What’s a good bike for me?

  9. Iggy Westy on December 22, 2022 at 1:10 am

    How many gears are on a 16 speed bike

  10. Andy Pair on December 22, 2022 at 1:11 am

    Sixthreezero with Firmstrong bikes behind him?

  11. G. O. on December 22, 2022 at 1:11 am

    Why are 3-speed bikes more expensive than 7-speed bikes?

  12. Greg Nixon on December 22, 2022 at 1:12 am

    A 7-speed works for me on my cruiser. I ride 3-4 times weekly for an hour each outing. I have an 8 mile bike path and lots of office parks around me. I use gears 2-5 almost exclusively.

  13. Aba Baba2020 on December 22, 2022 at 1:13 am

    So thats what its called. Omg i thought i was so old those bikes didnt exist anymore. Lol i pedaled backwards to stop as a kid.
    Omg where are they!!

    its a pandemic so the only bikes i could find were expensive mtb. It has 21 speed and a painful seat, but i refuse to regret my purchase so im gonna learn to love it. The gear shift is a headache right now. Trying to get a basic ratio to ride in.

  14. Jonathan Matthews on December 22, 2022 at 1:15 am

    I have a Bianchi C sport 1 bike that is part racing and part city bike with flat bars and 24 speed. Has 35 mm tires. It’s my daily commuter.

  15. T Mayberry on December 22, 2022 at 1:15 am

    My opinion is this when it comes to 21 24 27 30 33 and so on gears. Experience has taught me that it is you will use different combination with any two chainrings in the front and gears in the back. With a 3 X you will seldom use all three chainrings. You will use a combination of any two of them. For example middle and big or middle and small. With a 2 X you will use the small more(depending on the size of the chainring 36-38) With a 1 X. You only have one chainring to do it all. That again depends on the size of the chainring. Anything under 36 tooth up front is for climbing You have a massive gear range in the back to compensate which make you take longer to find to right gear

  16. Prashant Singh on December 22, 2022 at 1:18 am

    Thank you 🙏

  17. Ameen P on December 22, 2022 at 1:18 am

    I am an beginner and averages around just 10-20 km with a mix of inclines , declines and flat surfaces . I currently own a MTB 24 speed one . But I really love a 12 speed derailer as it is simple to shift and easier . I haven’t ridden one of those and I heard they are very expensive . So can you suggest me a good drive train ? . Can I convert a 7 speed to 10 or 12 speed ?

  18. Vojtěch Langer on December 22, 2022 at 1:20 am

    I like to ride fast as I can and everywhere I can. That’s why I have 3×9 speed MTB.
    But I would love to try some 3speed with trigger shifting (I had old downtube shifter)

  19. TRY289 on December 22, 2022 at 1:23 am

    Hi I found a 24 speed bike is it good??

  20. Lemon Muffin on December 22, 2022 at 1:25 am

    I’m looking at city bikes, and I think I should get a 7 speed, as I don’t think 3 will cut it. I live in a somewhat hilly area, and i will be commuting and carrying loads sometimes. I don’t need to get up the hill fast, just get from A to B. Would a 7 speed be good? I want it to be easier to get home when carrying loads or anything.

  21. Leigh OC on December 22, 2022 at 1:25 am

    As a kid in the ’80s, we only had single speed bikes with coaster breaks. We lived in a very hilly suburb. Eventually we graduated to 10 speeds but we rode those single speeds every day up and down hills. I’m confused as to why people say that single speed coaster bikes aren’t good for hills. I get that its harder, but why is it not recommended?

  22. Christopher Davis on December 22, 2022 at 1:25 am

    Great video thank you so much for explaining this 💕🤗🙏🏽

  23. Andrew de Neve on December 22, 2022 at 1:27 am

    Is there a reason that for the cruisers 3 speeds are more expensive than 7 speeds? Wouldn’t more speeds be better or does it make the bike heavier/harder to ride? Thanks!

  24. Count_of13 on December 22, 2022 at 1:31 am

    I need 1

  25. Bharath kotiyan palame on December 22, 2022 at 1:33 am

    Which is best for steep climb 7speed or 21speed

  26. Ray Tellez on December 22, 2022 at 1:34 am

    I’ve been a bike courier in Vienna for about 3 years now and in my opinion the perfect set up is a 3 speed hub with coaster brake for the back wheel and a drum brake/dynamo hub combo on the front wheel. This allows you to have some speeds if needed and work under any weather conditions while still being super low maintenance, which is super important if you’re riding everyday to earn a living.

  27. teemo main on December 22, 2022 at 1:37 am

    I want to go fast,often and on the heels too do u think 8 speed is good idea? nice video by the way

  28. Kate Penn on December 22, 2022 at 1:37 am

    Great video – please keep making these as they are very informative and helpful! Thanks!

  29. Bernie Houle on December 22, 2022 at 1:44 am

    Cruiser bike <> single speed bike

  30. ilmothedude on December 22, 2022 at 1:44 am

    I love my single speed bike which was made from old road bike. It’s most fun bike I’ve ridden. It’s a way lighter than my (cheap and heavy) 3×7 hybrid bike and it’s quite a lot faster. There’s a kind of serenity in riding when there’s no need to change gears, ie no shifting sounds and chain rattle. Also fact that you always have traction when pedaling is nice, as gear changing should always be done without traction. Bullhorn bars help to attack the hills. My trip distances are usually 20-30 km but sometimes up to 40-50 km. Goes well with single speed (44-18 btw).

  31. Cowtownbaldie on December 22, 2022 at 1:45 am

    I have owned many kind of bicycles, from road bikes to mountain bikes and cruisers. I really like my single speed cruiser for riding around my community. It is simple and fun to ride and requires very little maintenance. I would for sure need a multi speed bicycle if I got more serious about cycling and riding much farther because we do have some hills where I live.

  32. Pepper Parisian on December 22, 2022 at 1:46 am

    Great video!

  33. Ollie Bodman on December 22, 2022 at 1:52 am

    Could you tell me if I had 24 gears ⚙️ would I beable to go faster than if I had either a 1×10 or a 2×8 drivetrain
    I’m a fast hard rider

  34. Set Apart To Serve on December 22, 2022 at 1:52 am

    I rather a single speed but since I’m out of shape, I’ll keep my 7 speed
    for heart and leg workouts.

  35. Aijei Arcena on December 22, 2022 at 1:52 am

    Im from the philippines and and I own a 26er single speed japan cruiser bike. I want to convert it to multispeed as I use it to travel downhill and uphill from home to work. What gears do i need to buy so I can achieve this?

  36. TONY on December 22, 2022 at 1:54 am

    Is a 21 inch bike good?

  37. hybr1d69 on December 22, 2022 at 1:54 am

    I’m actually considering converting my XC bike to SS for a more feedback sort of riding if you will. I’m currently running a 1×12, I purchased the EVRYjourney 24 for my wife as a 3 spd for the slight ease and if she wants to push herself she can leave it on the smallest cog and feel the burn.

  38. DESSERT STAR on December 22, 2022 at 1:54 am

    NYC bike messengers only ride fixed gear. They ride downhill and also skitch cars and go 60mph on them. That’s why I’m confused, less gears or more gears.

  39. Ali Najmi on December 22, 2022 at 1:54 am

    Excellent presentation helps me a lot

  40. Cuong Tran on December 22, 2022 at 1:56 am

    I own many types of bike I love my 3 speed bike more than my 24 speed bike.
    The reason why is he is right less maintenance, and another thing is I remember
    When I was younger the chain falls off sometimes while my 3 speed internal hub would never fall off.

  41. TONY on December 22, 2022 at 1:58 am

    So is a 6 speed better than 21 speed?