I hope it stops, no mas. Another analogy is cable TV, now we have over 1000 channels but still watch only one at time. And the experience may not be any better than when we had 3 to choose from.
Originally Posted by Double Clutch
Everybody thinks adding another cog would be fine, but it's not just diminishing returns but real compromises that are made every time another cog joins the stack out back.
There are bigger fish to fry. Too few gears doesn't make my list of top 20 things affecting the speed, safety, efficiency or enjoyment of my riding.
PS I also think a human powerband is broader than an internal combustion engine's so nine is enough.
Not a world-class surfer, Emmy-winning writer and director, or tea merchant.
Just a guy who likes riding bikes, as fast and as often as I can.