Yes. I wont loose any sleep over 2 watts when running 1x for Transcontinental race this summer
I’m just here to lol at the title of this thread.
I’d add “it came on the bike I bought”.
Mostly cuz that describes me, I was gonna get a 2x gravel bike but only the 1x was available so
On a well-adjusted drivetrain, you can do those without even thinking about them. I like my close gear spacing way too much to give up on 2x on the road.
Or di2 in synchro mode s2 just does it all for you. Easy peasy
… for the dentists among us.
Just kidding… this said, I’m at the same time fascinated by the elegance and potential of electronic drivetrains, and too much old-school wrench to want one (financial considerations aside).