52x12 vs 52x11 Gearing : A Look At Chordal Action

If you're the type who likes to gun it down the line in high gears, you may have wondered more than once - what is really better in terms of crankset chainring-rear sprocket size, would it be a 52T x 11T or a 52T x 12T?At the same RPM, you get a slightly higher top end speed with the 11T at the sacrifice of some torque. But [...]