"1- I was already riding/racing mountain bikes as single speeds so it seemed natural.
2 - gearing was some trail and error. Settled on something bigger than my MTN but smaller than my road
3 - Maintenance? Double check the bolts once in a while…"
"This past CX season I starting doubling up at each event. Masters 35+ on my geared bike and SS on my... well obviously on my single speed. Good times. Although I still feel like I was faster on my SS."