It's an increasingly common refrain from roadies: I need more gearing. As an RBR Premium Member recently put it: "There are more and more of us 'mature' cyclists who take our recreational riding seriously and look for high-quality components. We are no longer as strong as the younger crowd. Riders like me want close-ratio gearing but now need lower and lower gears. ..." Coach Rick Schultz has written a detailed article on the technical limits and possible combinations of equipment to maximize the gearing of road bikes. It's our holiday gift to you: a free downloadable PDF!