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Crankset options for Gravel bike

rsmrnd61rsmrnd61 Posts: 9
edited 8 January in Road buying advice
Hi All,

Looking to purchase my first gravel bike. Mostly it will be used on the road (sometimes gravel)
They have a different crankset option and I'm looking for either 48/32 - 11-34 or 46/30 -11-34. The question is what is the difference? Which one will be better for the road? The bike with 48/32 i suppose should be faster, but will i notice the difference in speed on the road?
I'm new to all this aspects


  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 8,837
    You've answered your own questions to be honest. The 48/32 will register at the same cadence ( pedal speed ). This is the best for mainly road use, it just makes it a bit harder for your gravel riding depending on the terrain your on.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
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