Compact vs. Standard gear charts

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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by KWalker

I remember in that great debate some time ago that some people posted charts comparing different chainring/cassette combos. I was wondering if anyone still had those and, if so, if they could post them up or PM them to me.
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by Kjetil

Maybe not exactly what you're asking for but magnificent none the less:
Here comparing standard and compact, both with a 12-23 10 speed:,5 ... =2099&SL=2

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by MRR

Today I came across a nice app called Bike Gear Calculator, I had the same dilemma to get compact or not. this gear calculator gave me the answers I needed. Switching to compact now. As it turned out there are so many things to take into consideration. ... ?ls=1&mt=8

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