Apparently you go faster when you don’t have too many choices.
Riding here today –
With this unplanned mod –
And these results on Strava –
Just kidding. I don’t monitor Strava segments but thought it was funny what happens when you are stuck with big ring/small ring as your only option. No doubt I usually ride the route in cruise-control mode. It seems Strava segments are a bit arbitrary and meaningless to some degree.
It’s a good thing I had a rubber band in my seat bag or I would have been stuck on the 11t cog unless there’s another simple way to pick a gear.