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First look: Does the Praxis Works Alba 48/32 herald the era of the sub-compact chainset? By Road.cc

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Smaller chainrings mean lower gears — is this the way to go for riders who don't race? Praxis Works Alba M30 With this version of its Alba chainset, Praxis Works is in the vanguard of a new trend in gearing, the sub-compact chainset. What’s the idea, and is it the way to go for you? The chainrings are the feature that separates this version of Praxis’ Alba chainset from similar-looking five arm chainsets. They’re a 48-tooth outer and 32-tooth inner for a slight drop in gearing over more common set-ups. The bike industry is variously calling this ‘sub-compact’ or ‘adventure’...

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