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    I've been so busy this summer, apart from 1 1/2 mile of tame off road on my commute, i haven't been in the dirt since the spring. although a little rusty on some of the root laden descents, had a blast this weekend.
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    What tires are those? Looks like a nice setup!

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    thanks! those are kenda happy mediums 700x40. i've been very happy with them. they have very low tread in the center and more aggressive tread on the edges. they are pretty fast rolling on pavement and hook up very well off road.

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    Some Tasty Backwoods Riding



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    Quote Originally Posted by heartland View Post


    Very nice! I'm jealous.

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    at 6 mile run


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    First ride on the Civilian. 28ish miles of single track, some double, and some paved. Great ride. The little 700x32 Kenda Kwickers are amazingly grippy but I would like more volume.





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    Greetings from Miami,Fl
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    very nice! just picked up my first corss bike today from my LBS, cant wait to test it out!

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    Quote Originally Posted by iamkeith View Post
    Inspiring thread. I NEEDED to find this!

    After restoring this bike last fall, I took these cell phone pictures on my first (and so far, only) good, long, single track ride. (Sorry, no action shots.) The following day, the trails were covered by a foot and a half of snow, and they haven't been clear since. I can't believe how fun and nimble a bike like this was, on trails that had become a bit too familiar on a regular mountain bike. The bonus part of this ride was the fact that the 10 mile road ride at the end, required to loop back to the trailhead parking, was MUCH quicker than usual. Another month or less, and the trails should finally be clear again... and I can't wait to get out on it again. It's the only bike I daydream about riding right now - so I'm happy to see others doing the same.
    Awesome shots man!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rjwall View Post
    thanks! those are kenda happy mediums 700x40. i've been very happy with them. they have very low tread in the center and more aggressive tread on the edges. they are pretty fast rolling on pavement and hook up very well off road.
    How do they feel cornering on pavement in wet and dry?
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    Little weekend exploring. Pics from a scenic double track stop but we hit some single as well:


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    Quote Originally Posted by NEPMTBA View Post
    One of the best threads on MTBR...
    I don't question it, ask too much from it. or lean on it hard. I just ride it expecting nothing but fun!
    I love that bike. Any old road frame that took 27" wheels can be pressed into service as a crosser using the smaller 700c wheel size and long reach brakes. you can thrash the thing and not worry about damage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A1an View Post
    How do they feel cornering on pavement in wet and dry?
    the happy mediums have been pretty good cornering on pavement. I use this as my commuter as well, so it spends most of its time on pavement in all sorts of conditions. actually, i remember from last winter them being great on icy/slushy roads. they are great multi-use tires. though they roll slower than a slick, it's not by that much. On balance, they're the best tires i've owned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rjwall View Post
    the happy mediums have been pretty good cornering on pavement. I use this as my commuter as well, so it spends most of its time on pavement in all sorts of conditions. actually, i remember from last winter them being great on icy/slushy roads. they are great multi-use tires. though they roll slower than a slick, it's not by that much. On balance, they're the best tires i've owned.
    Cool thanks! Glad to see yet another great review on that tire. Ordered a Happy Medium for the front and SB8 for the rear earlier this week.
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    Crappy photo, but I finally cleaned this skinny on my "skinny" tired bike today.
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    my new janky "cross" bike :P





    So, long story short, I bought this Iro Phoenix when I really should have bought a CrossCheck (hindsight ). It was on semi permanent loan, but has come back home to stay.

    I wanted to do something different with it instead of just fixed commuter, and I have a buddy who has been whining about going mtb'ing with me, but doesn't want to commit to buying a mtn bike, I decided to throw some cyclocross tires on it - Partly inspired by this thread!

    Ended up getting Conti X King for front, and Cyclocross Race for back. Didn't want to invest too much since it's an experiment, but wanted something with aggro knobs up front.

    Crappy tektro caliper brakes, and 38x17 (a little to tall for these trails), but I didn't die and was actually pretty surprised by what I could tackle with this setup. Even cleared one log that I never had before, but that might have just been luck. A hella lotta fun , so I see why you guys do this! Consider me hooked.

    Going to get a CC fork on there, better levers, and canti up front for a bit more stopping powah. Also, I had bullhorns for road riding, but wanted to try the flatbar first. I know I will drive myself nuts trying different bars/setups. Ps. Yeah, I need bar plugs, but the lockrings on those grips are pretty blunt so I wasn't too worried about a core sample... yuk.

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    slick rock should count too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bike for days View Post



    Going to get a CC fork on there, better levers, and canti up front for a bit more stopping powah. Also, I had bullhorns for road riding, but wanted to try the flatbar first. I know I will drive myself nuts trying different bars/setups. Ps. Yeah, I need bar plugs, but the lockrings on those grips are pretty blunt so I wasn't too worried about a core sample... yuk.
    If you are gonna get a CC fork and keep the flat bars I would recommend a mini V up front instead of a canti. The tektro RX5 is cheap and has way more stopping power than a canti. Good luck with the bike.

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    More from this weekend with the new tires. Sorry for the poor photo quality...something is lost between the phone and uploading to FB:




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    Quote Originally Posted by kmancrx View Post
    If you are gonna get a CC fork and keep the flat bars I would recommend a mini V up front instead of a canti. The tektro RX5 is cheap and has way more stopping power than a canti. Good luck with the bike.
    Finals/holidays so just getting to this. Thanks for the input, those brakes look pretty great, but then I'd need long pull levers right? Pair with some Avid SpeedDials maybe?

    Also, for $75 I can get Belinky Bike Works to put some canti/V bosses on the rear. Oh Frankenbike, here we come.

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    Not much of a picture, but here is my Traitor Crusade on a local trail the day I "finished" building it.

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    Sorry for the lack of an action shot. ride by myself most of the time. The trail here in south Florida are very rocky and the coral rock is very sharp. I was getting lots of pinch flats with my old setup HED rims tubed Clement LAS tires. I just switched to this: Iron Cross rims running the same LAS tires tubeless with stan's. Several rides on the local trail with no problems.
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    Photos from a lovely ride on New Year's Eve.

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    Found this on youtube. I have fond memories of Whaka forest.
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    The guy can handle a crossbike.
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    Got some new 35mm Slant 6s. Nice.

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    This weekend's single/double track adventure:


    18 miles out when I kicked up a stick or something (JRA ). We were able to get it setup single for the 12 mile headwind ride home.
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    ^^dislike^^

    I do like seeing the Civilian though.

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    I'm less than thrilled but happy I went with a frame with sliders making the fix to get it home a bit easier. Luckily my 10-speed x7 short cage never sold so I'll slap that on once I get a new slider (hanger is destroyed).
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    How do you like the brakes?

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    just rode 2 very fast laps on my backyard trail. this place was made for CX...





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    My Giant TCX 1 (2011)

    got it at an amazing deal from my LBS,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jayson44 View Post
    just rode 2 very fast laps on my backyard trail. this place was made for CX...





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    This bushwhack was more like zerotrack than singletrack, but there's sort of a trail in there somewhere. The bike is a VooDoo Wazoo, which has been a blast to ride while recovering from ACL surgery.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A1an View Post
    More details on this bike, please.
    2011 Surly Cross Check, stock build with some swaps. Brooks NAHBPC Swift saddle, Salsa Woodchippers bars w/Brooks mustard tape, shimano spd pedals, & WTB 700x44 Mutano Raptor tires. and a bunch of random stickers & spoke cards from different events/places/shops.

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    My new Kona Rove in Trailview S.P. on Long Island.
    Really fun on the singletrack!
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    Not so much "action", rather a quick break for a happy snap. This trail is part of my commute home each day

    The bike is a scummy old Kona Paddywagon, unfortunately rocking road brakes and one gear - but it's still fun.
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    I wish my commute looked like that...

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    Quote Originally Posted by A1an View Post
    More details on this bike, please.
    And the trail for that matter...

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    Quote Originally Posted by GasX View Post
    And the trail for that matter...
    the trail is one of my local trails in Fort Worth...it's got about a 4.5 mile inside loop that is mostly flat and twisty through the trees, and now we've cut another ~2.5 mile outside loop that heads up some longer hills and is more rocky. the xcheck is not as much fun in all the rocky stuff, but it's still rideable. the outside loop has some great views of downtown Fort Worth from the top of the climbs.

    I can ride the paved/gravel trails from my house to the trail head, ride 2 laps inside and one outside and ride home, and it gives me about 18 miles or so. and it's all pretty quick...a good ride when I'm short on time.

    a couple more shots of the trail from other rides:





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    Not so much "action", rather a quick break for a happy snap. This trail is part of my commute home each day

    The bike is a scummy old Kona Paddywagon, unfortunately rocking road brakes and one gear - but it's still fun.
    Hey Mono, ever take it up Makara? Been thinking about trading my MTB for a cyclocross bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by R+P+K View Post
    Hey Mono, ever take it up Makara? Been thinking about trading my MTB for a cyclocross bike.
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    Hey, yep I've been all over the show on it when I ran it fixed - conviction/Jailbrake, Mt Vic, Barking Emu, and North Face -> Swigg/starfish at Makara. Bear in mind a decent 'cross machine would be far more capable than a fashion bike/fixie with big tyres - do it! :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by monolith View Post
    Hey, yep I've been all over the show on it when I ran it fixed - conviction/Jailbrake, Mt Vic, Barking Emu, and North Face -> Swigg/starfish at Makara. Bear in mind a decent 'cross machine would be far more capable than a fashion bike/fixie with big tyres - do it! :-)
    Noice. Just don't want to give the ability to do the occasional Makara loop :-)

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    Sorry I don't have a photo to share, I'll take one next time I bring my phone. A question though - I just started taking my Norco ccx out on some double/single track (loads of fun). The bike has Avid BB7 and they've done well. When thinking of my next gravel grinder bike, which I also want to use on these same trails occasionally, I'm not sure if going Canti's instead of disks is fine. I have no exp with Canti's. I find the disks work well on very steep, dirt descents where there are some roots I have to navigate; would Canti's offer the same stopping power? I'm also looking for brakes that don't require constant adjusting (avid's did in the beginning but now they're ok). Thanks!

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    I decided to use the cross bike on a pretty technical single track at "The Wiss" in Philadelphia yesterday. I set aside one portion of the trail as a guaranteed walk. It is a series of steps created by large rock slabs, the highest one being close to 3ft tall, and they are spaced apart by roughly 3-5 feet. It is quite the rush to jump down them on the MTB bike, and very difficult for me to climb on the way up on the MTB, and wasn't comfortable coming down them on the cross bike my first time, although I did do some of the smaller ones. I didn't have to walk any other portion of the trail though which I was happy about. I almost wiped out once when my back tire slipped in a spot my MTB never would, but I was able to save it and was just another lesson about just how carefully you have to pick your lines on the cross bike when doing techy stuff.

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    The prize waiting at the end was spending some time with my 3 girls on a nice little beach like area of the Wissahickon Creek!

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    Thanks for reading! I hope to keep trying out new single track with the cross bike and having more pics to post. The main factor deterring that is just how technical most of the "The Wiss" trails are, especially at the side that I am close to (it is a very long trail system). There aren't any beginner friendly trails near us so have to be really ready when taking the cross bike out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xcyclist View Post
    Sorry I don't have a photo to share, I'll take one next time I bring my phone. A question though - I just started taking my Norco ccx out on some double/single track (loads of fun). The bike has Avid BB7 and they've done well. When thinking of my next gravel grinder bike, which I also want to use on these same trails occasionally, I'm not sure if going Canti's instead of disks is fine. I have no exp with Canti's. I find the disks work well on very steep, dirt descents where there are some roots I have to navigate; would Canti's offer the same stopping power? I'm also looking for brakes that don't require constant adjusting (avid's did in the beginning but now they're ok). Thanks!
    I've found the Cantis to be plenty on any road and gravel grinding I've done, but definitely left something to be desired when doing technical downhill stuff It is manageable, just nothing like the disc break stopping power on my MTB. I just have to grip the levers stronger than usual to achieve remotely adequate stopping power. If you think the discs do a good job, go with them again IMO.

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    from my ride on Friday afternoon:







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    Quote Originally Posted by heartland View Post
    This is not my video, but I've posted it here on mtbr before. It's well worth watching - this guy is a certified badass.

    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/11695455?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" width="400" height="225" frameborder="0"></iframe><p><a href="http://vimeo.com/11695455">Local trails ala cx</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user2018660">Andy Wardman</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
    This makes me want a cross!

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    So many awesome post! Thanks!

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    Two from Israel's cliffs along the beach

    yes, it's on my way to work.. sort of..

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    Great photos! I hope to post some of my own soon. My new cross bike is supposed to arrive at the LBS today!!

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    [QUOTE=TheNewOriginal;10399295]yes, it's on my way to work.. sort of..

    I need to figure out how to make that sort of on MY way to work! I mean, my commute isn't horrible. It's pretty great, but wow. You've got a view there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Funrover View Post
    This makes me want a cross!
    Thanks!
    I hadn't watched that for some time.

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    Mediterranean? I recall the weather can get pretty warm there.

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    why do drops/hills/climbs/rocks/logs/anything fun look tiny in pictures and huge in person?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NEPMTBA View Post
    One of the best threads on MTBR...

    ...and a chance to ride another type of bike is always a super event for me, but mine isn't a new fangled ride. A Raleigh Road frameset I got from a friends shop and to tell ya the truth I don't even know what year/model it is, but I can tell ya it's a true road bike that I rigged up single speed with old stuff laying around the shop makes it so sweet! In the process of up coming paint job, so I hope ya don't mind the naked looks of it.

    I don't question it, ask too much from it. or lean on it hard. I just ride it expecting nothing but fun!
    I love this! I have an old 70's (?) Schwinn that I am doing the same with. I really dig your set up!

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    We brought our cross bikes to Kingdom Trails and had a blast! Here's me on Kitchel.
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    It's nothing special compared to most of the whizbang rides but I'm having way too much fun with it. Can't believe the fork hasn't given up under my weight. This was from this morning.


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    here's a couple from my ride last night. trying to break in the new Brooks...





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    This was taken after the singletrack, at the wiss. Part of a 60 some mile mixed terrain ride

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    That was impressive, thanks for sharing. Reminds me of old school MTB'in, rigid in the early 90's...........except faster

    Nice technique , nice to see a quick dismount "bike and hike" again.

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    This is not my video, but I've posted it here on mtbr before. It's well worth watching - this guy is a certified badass.

    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/11695455?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0" width="400" height="225" frameborder="0"></iframe> from Andy Wardman on Vimeo.

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    Here's the new ride for the season. Rides surprisingly well on singletrack, I thought it would feel significantly harsher than my Nature Boy Zona, but it doesn't.

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    sslos - I'm assuming you're using a Beer EBB? Looks like a pretty light set up.

    Looking forward to building up the Cross Check that's enroute to me now. It'll be my first SSCX season.

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    Perhaps not true single track, but I ride home this way after a days work, Tranquil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by heartland View Post
    how are you liking those brakes? i switched the front brake on my CC to a mini-V (tektro) early this summer. the only think i didn't like about riding a cross bike on singletrack was hand fatigue riding in the hoods, especially on rocky and root-y trails. the improved braking has pretty much alleviated that completely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rjwall View Post
    how are you liking those brakes? i switched the front brake on my CC to a mini-V (tektro) early this summer. the only think i didn't like about riding a cross bike on singletrack was hand fatigue riding in the hoods, especially on rocky and root-y trails. the improved braking has pretty much alleviated that completely.
    I'm loving them. It took me a long time to get them installed and adjusted the way I like, but it was definitely worth it. Tons of stopping power definitely makes riding singletrack a lot more fun. I can lock up either wheel pretty easily. Plus they're super pretty.
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    Cross top levers are a nice upgrade for riding trails. No way I'm riding in the drops, and the hoods are no good for steep or rocky stuff as it's easy to slip while on the brakes.

    Riding the tops of the bars is far more comfy for me on the trails cause I'm more upright and can get my weight back easier. I use the hoods for cruising but when it gets steep or rocky I'm on the tops of the bars!

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    Took the CX out for a gravelly/rocky/twiggy blast this morning.

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    Rode the local singletrack last Thursday (Andrews University) interesting experience. I have not rode this trail in quite some time on a cross bike. It has some rather steep downhill sections which on my old cross check I would have used my interrupter levers, however I did not put these my new bike and I still did not have any problem on them. I also seemed to climb much better on this bike then my old bike.


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    From last weekend's ride.......
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    Tonight's warm ride, Garmin says 26degC average, it was still 30degC at 8pm.... nice night for a ride.



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    This bike fly's on smooth singletrack and firetrack's.

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    I saw Cross Bikes for the first time last weekend. i was on a 29 XC bike going at a fair pace and these 2 cross bikes flew past me as if i was standing still. Impressive!

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    I'm an out and out MTB'er, i ride and race a fatbike, a rigid geared 29er and a rigid SS, but this CX has really got the majority of rides lately as i have the skills for the other bikes but the hill climbs and elevation i can smash out on this bike is really making me faster on all the others.

    I love steelies, my Indy Fab is the nicest bike i own... go for a disc bike and run bigger tyres, might suck up some of the difference in steel-goodness.
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    heartland, that track looks familiar,,,,,,,,blankets creek maybe?
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    Close. It's actually Sope Creek. Sope is fast and flowy, and absolutely rips on the cross bike. I've ridden Blankets a handful of times, but I haven't ventured out there on my CX yet. Yet....
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    I figgered it was close by. What kinda bike do you ride...the more I stay in this thread, the more I like the idea of 'cross! If I get a rig, its gonna be cheap <1K$....looking at motos and nashbar. I ride a moto 29er mtb right now and love the darn thing......anywho, just testing waters..getting IDEAS in my head. The wife loves when I get IDEAS. lol
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    not strictly singletrack, but some good snowy offroad from this weekends storm.
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    Not strictly singletrack either although I did ride some after this was taken ...I also went over the bar in a foot of water too just after taking this...maiden voyage a bit too literally

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    What exactly is a rigid hard tail?

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    Great pictures..need video of the aqua header!!

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    Haha no video unfortunately . Don't plan on reenacting either...it buggered my shoulder up a bit

    sent from my phone so apologies for any typos
    What exactly is a rigid hard tail?

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    Like this ride man what bike is that?
    29er you just know when ur ready!!!!

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