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    Post your 'cross bike

    Now that there's a MTBR forum for this, we need a picture thread! Post your bike, and tell us how you use it.


    Happy 'Cross Bike! by Andrew183, on Flickr

    This is my 2009 Kona Jake. I bought it to race, but I took that picture while I was having suspension trouble and my MTB wasn't ridable. It sees some singletrack time for fun and practice, I've already started doing 'cross workouts for this season on it, and I loan it to friends as a road bike from time to time.

    Mostly stock. Saddle is a recent acquisition, pedals are Time ATACs, the rear wheel is a $34 spoke and rim replacement on the original hub, and the front wheel has an old Shimano LX hub as a replacement for the crappy Formula hub, with original spokes and rim. One crank arm is a replacement, with the wrong finish. Chainwatcher added. And, of course, V-brake pads and holders.
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    I take this bike everywhere. Kinda like a CX bike. Except it's fixed. I'm special that way. I built it up around a 1973 Schwinn Le Tour frameset that I found on Craigslist.
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    2008 tri cross comp

    I really love this bike I dont race x-cross but really like the versatility of this bike it has been in the woods often and goes every where my mtb has been....loves single track of course does not brake as well as a mtb with hydro brakes and big rubber but makes an old trail new also great for ripping thru road, trail, parks, school lyard, and hydro trail combos
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    2007 Rocky Mountain Solo CX


    I use it for multi surface rides (some road, some trail)
    Lots of commuting in the summer.
    Spring / fall road riding, while I wait for trails to dry.
    Sometimes a point to point race in the spring.
    A few cross races / practices in the fall.
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    Here is my SS, a completely non-stock Bianchi Volpe. This setup is how I raced it, though without the light and with a different saddle. Pictured next is my K2 Enemy in gravel mode, though it is the bike I have had longer and raced on more. I may sell it if I move though. It is a good bike but I've never really been in love with how it fits or handles.

    The volpe is also going on a tour of France and Spain with me in a few weeks, albeit in a completely different configuration.

    EDIT: sorry for the picture weirdness. Not sure how to fix that.
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    2012 CruX Expert!

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    Stock so far, but have a set of Vuelta tubular rims that need tires

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    My Airborne Delta... ready for the season...not sure I am though....

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    16.8 Race Ready with full Ultegra (Save the crank). Wheels Manufacturing adapters have been stellar so far.
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    I got me one o' them cyclo-cross mo-chines



    It does a bit of everything. Commuting, road rides, singletrack. I'm hoping to do my first cross race this fall, and maybe my first tour sometime this winter.
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    http://forums.mtbr.com/attachment.ph...1&d=1314421602
    Entered a cross race last winter and had a blast so I decided to put a bike together on the cheap. Some Craigslist and family deals. About $600.00 bucks later and I got this. Right now I use it to tow the kids trailer around. Will race it this winter.
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    why i'd love to!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterC View Post




    16.8 Race Ready with full Ultegra (Save the crank). Wheels Manufacturing adapters have been stellar so far.
    Nice "proper" cyclocross bike.
    "Do not touch the trim"

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    @toddre - I'm diggin that Airborne. Have you written a review of it anywhere?

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    My Fuji
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    Steel, basic 8 speed. I've used this for everything - century rides, racing, MTB trails, getting coffee, Bike Party...

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    Another basic steel do-it-all bike that provides service for anything from centuries, road group rides, CX races and long single track sessions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    Steel, basic 8 speed. I've used this for everything - century rides, racing, MTB trails, getting coffee, Bike Party...

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    Nice bike. Been toying with the idea of a non-drop bar CX bike. Looks great!

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    My SS CX bike:


    Since that photo I changed the brakes to Paul Neo Retro's, and ditched the Cane Creek levers for the SRAM ones (liked the shape of the hoods better).

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    Quote Originally Posted by nspace View Post
    My SS CX bike:

    that is a beauty!!!

    here's my "CX" bike....i had a crosscheck but i hate canti's passionately. i don't have time to race right now, but soon i'd like to try it out

    what would rainbow unicorn do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nspace View Post
    MSince that photo I changed the brakes to Paul Neo Retro's, and ditched the Cane Creek levers for the SRAM ones (liked the shape of the hoods better).
    Do the SRAM levers have a longer hood (kinda like Shimano brake shifters)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nspace View Post
    Nice bike. Been toying with the idea of a non-drop bar CX bike. Looks great!
    Thanks! I call it a "Venti skinny 29'er".

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    Quote Originally Posted by cs124 View Post
    @toddre - I'm diggin that Airborne. Have you written a review of it anywhere?
    On my blog below....

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    2009 Redline Conquest Pro

    This picture is the day I brought it home from the bike shop. Love riding singletrack with it but since I got my Mojo HD it's pretty much only being used as a commuter with slicks. I'll get it back out on the trails sometime soon. I'll get a better picture of it later.

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    Well here is my Surly Cross Check
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    My '01 Gunnar Crosshairs. This was my gateway to dropbars and until recently it was used for everything from road to singletrack. Last year I added a 'real' road bike and the Gunnar now primarily sees singletrack, cx races and the occasional ride to the pub.

    From the a local race a few weeks ago:

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    Here's my new 2012 Giant TCX. It should be ~17 lbs when built with race wheels (DT Swiss RRC 46 tubulars). Ready to go tear it up in the Pro/1/2s!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    Do the SRAM levers have a longer hood (kinda like Shimano brake shifters)?
    They definitely extend longer than the Cane Creek ones. I have Shimano road levers on my road bike and loved how the hoods felt. The Cane Creek ones felt very wide and bulky at the base and then taper to almost a point. Didn't like riding with those very much. The SRAM is much closer to the Shimano's. The shape has been way more comfortable! Hope this helps.

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    Ready to rock!

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    Nice.

    Matching/cross-compatible everything, I assume.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrwSwitch View Post
    Nice.

    Matching/cross-compatible everything, I assume.
    no. she rides a 52 and i ride a 54 so frames are not the same (differences on the mtb are taken up by different stems/seatposts).

    other than that they are the same... though it isn't necessarily required as we aren't planning to travel far from home during CX season. caveat being that might change if her power/speed comes around significantly.

    i don't think we will do CX nationals in any case because we have **no fricking clue** how to race in -1000 degree arctic conditions.
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    superx

    My cross bike for this year.
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    Major Jake

    It's all built up but I have yet to race it. But that's coming up soon.
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    What I currently have. In the near future, it might be a 29er with skinny tires...
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    Quote Originally Posted by umarth View Post
    What I currently have. In the near future, it might be a 29er with skinny tires...
    Any reasons in particular for the wheel "change?"
    Sometimes, I question the value of my content.

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    Quote Originally Posted by umarth View Post
    What I currently have. In the near future, it might be a 29er with skinny tires...
    Very stylish ride! How large of a tire can you run?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrwSwitch View Post
    Now that there's a MTBR forum for this, we need a picture thread! Post your bike, and tell us how you use it.


    Happy 'Cross Bike! by Andrew183, on Flickr

    This is my 2009 Kona Jake. I bought it to race, but I took that picture while I was having suspension trouble and my MTB wasn't ridable. It sees some singletrack time for fun and practice, I've already started doing 'cross workouts for this season on it, and I loan it to friends as a road bike from time to time.

    Mostly stock. Saddle is a recent acquisition, pedals are Time ATACs, the rear wheel is a $34 spoke and rim replacement on the original hub, and the front wheel has an old Shimano LX hub as a replacement for the crappy Formula hub, with original spokes and rim. One crank arm is a replacement, with the wrong finish. Chainwatcher added. And, of course, V-brake pads and holders.
    Andrw what size are you riding? I'm hung up between get a 49cm or a 52cm. My road bike is a medium Giant Defy Advanced 2. It has a 54.5cm top tube. The Kona 49 cm has a 53cm TT, the 52 cm has a 54.1cm TT. I'm thinking the 52cm would be a better fit?

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    Mine's a 52. I think the idea of downsizing for 'cross is misguided, provided a cyclist's road bike actually fits him in the first place. I do run a smaller stem and less drop than I think I would on a road bike. But, only by one stem size and flipped up vs. flipped down.

    The one trap is that different seat tube angles can mess up a top tube comparison.
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    On these cross bikes that are running 130mm BCD cranksets... what size chain rings are you running? I was thinking 44/38. Does this sound normal?

    Sorry for the OT. Some beautiful bikes in here.

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    I'm currently running a 38t ring on my 130mm TruVativ BCD with an outer guard. I've run the 44/38 combo before and it's a great set-up IMO for doing anything and everything. I've dropped to the 1x10 as I'm only doing limited races this season that are slower/dirt oriented courses and trail rides which will be fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctownposse View Post
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    Entered a cross race last winter and had a blast so I decided to put a bike together on the cheap. Some Craigslist and family deals. About $600.00 bucks later and I got this. Right now I use it to tow the kids trailer around. Will race it this winter.
    What frame is that? 130mm or 135mm rear spacing?

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    My new rig...

    Here's my new rig....

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    Lemond Poprad 853. I love this bike, from singletrack to touring to local CX races, it is a "go anywhere, do anything" machine.

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    Surly 1X1 SingleCrosser:


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    Quote Originally Posted by jerry68 View Post
    Lemond Poprad 853. I love this bike, from singletrack to touring to local CX races, it is a "go anywhere, do anything" machine.
    Even has "my" pedals. You should ship it to me.

    My nicer bike is a Lemond Buenos Aires. '99 model - so an all steel frame, and carbon fork. Kickass bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by justintime8425 View Post
    My cross bike for this year.
    That's a beauty, I shopped hard for one but couldn't find my size when I was buying a new frame set last year.

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    Race bike = some training but mostly racing



    SS = some racing, but mostly training and running around town

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    that ven dessel looks the bidness!
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    How do you like the Ranier? I found a shop that has a frame in my size that never sold. Handling? Ride? Weight? It would be my race bike.
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    Just put this together for Fall riding
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    Quote Originally Posted by CHUM View Post
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    That rat ride is too cool with the dirt drops! Looks like a blast to ride on the trails.

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    The Fuji was supposed to be a parts bike for my Surly but decided to leave intact. I'd like to change the Fuji over to disc.


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    I like your taste in color

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    I like that surly frame!

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    Thanks for the compliments on the cross check. I hope to have it completed for the five-boro next year.

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    Orange Cross Check?!?!?!! Love it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    Steel, basic 8 speed. I've used this for everything - century rides, racing, MTB trails, getting coffee, Bike Party...


    I really like how clean that bike is. What kind of frame is it?
    A garage full of steel frames means happiness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CS2 View Post


    I really like how clean that bike is. What kind of frame is it?
    I believe it to be a Pake C'Mute, but Dion please correct me if I am wrong.
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    Nice to see so many singlespeeds.
    I was thinking of racing a 1x9





    but after the announcement of this

    the gears are coming off. I'll update it when done (gluing a tire on my ss wheel, different right brake lever, new bar tape).

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    Here is my bike listed on my site
    http://octane42.com/et-verbum-caro-factum-est



    Since then I have cut down the steertube in case horrible accident would make my crouch land there
    It's sweet ride with ultegra wheelset and xt pedals it weighs 20.2 lbs

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    Nice Crux!

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    Masi Speciale CX Uno 2011 - apparently the last 2011 available (at least the last 53cm).

    This is my first CX bike and the first bike I've had since I was a kid. Don't know why I waited so long! Everything is stock at the moment but definitely planning some mods.

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    I changed a few things on my bike. First, for all y'all asking what the frame is, it is a Pake' C'Mute. I wrote 3 reviews on this bike and my first one made the Pake website. For the few that actually read my blog used my review(s) to make their purchase. Therefore, Pake owes me a t-shirt for free marketing

    The changes:

    1) Had my old Ultegra triple that I turned into a double 38/30. The 30T is a bit small, so I may change that in the future. The 38T made a HUGE difference. Nice change from the 34T single ring I've had up front since I originally built the bike.

    2) Truvativ T40 flat bar cut to 675mm.

    For all those who don't know, I am a former freestyle BMX'er (trick rider). The Vision Street Wear head tube sticker is an homage to those days, and, well... the top cap says it all. I will be a BMX'er (at least in spirit) for the rest of my life. RAMP UP THE JAWN!

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    Built it up last night, just need a stem to get my reach right and it's ready to go. Bathroom scale has it at ~18.5lbs.
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    and now SS

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    Nice to see so many singlespeeds.
    I was thinking of racing a 1x9, but after the announcement of this the gears are coming off. I'll update it when done (gluing a tire on my ss wheel, different right brake lever, new bar tape).









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    Post race mess

    Hopefully this will be a regular look for my 2000 Jamis Nova till around January.






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    [QUOTE=jsqueri;8433766]Hopefully this will be a regular look for my 2000 Jamis Nova till around January.



    I like how you color coordinated your kickstand with your frame.

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    I love all these bikes! The only thing missing is lugged steel disc race bike. Peregrine is close but not quite. I think its a little heavy, and the bottom bracket is eccentric and not lugged, i think. Steel is real!

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    Homegrown Bicycles Frame

    This is my new frame built by HomeGrown Bicycles out of Nashville, TN. Great to work with a local builder that I could drink beer with. Paint is by Joe Bicycle Painting out of Cali.
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    Hi mate sweet bike, great paint job.

    Regards.

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    My Cross Check, half way monster cross, hopefully lots of fun. Built to let me take any road, my ride of choice, if I don't have a plan

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    Voodoo Maji single speed frameset built up as a gravel grinder / cross bike. Did my first race on it today, ton o' fun.




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    My Chili Con Crosso....


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    This thing can fit some fatties.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Pink57 View Post
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    This thing can fit some fatties.
    Sweet ride! Love the brown. What bars are you running?

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    Quote Originally Posted by damnilocano View Post
    Sweet ride! Love the brown. What bars are you running?
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    Many years ago I converted my wife's '06 Sirrus to drop bars. This is what it normally looks like, not a cross bike:



    Today I swapped some parts around so I could lend the Sirrus to a friend so he can enter a local CX race this weekend. Aside from the brake cable routing, I think it should work fairly well:



    The saddle and seat post are borrowed off of my 29er, the wheels are the originals that came with the Sirrus, and the tyres are some old 32/30mm Speedmaxes from my cross bike. I also swapped the brake control from 'American' to 'rest-of-the-world'.
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    My brand spankin' new Nashbar CX bike, resting cozy in my cube after it's first commute this morning. Still needs the derailleurs adjusted but I think I am in love.

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    New BH RX1

    Just picked up for Golden Bike Shop this week. Hope to race it on Saturday
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    Quote Originally Posted by Comanche View Post
    Just picked up for Golden Bike Shop this week. Hope to race it on Saturday
    The pink one with fenders?

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    My do it all bike. Road, check. Cross, check. Commute, check. Tour, check.

    I really need to take some better pictures of this thing...

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    Salsa CCC & Airborne Carpe Diem

    Salsa Chili Con Crosso setup for 2011-12



    Airborne Carpe Diem
    (Note: Still in roadie config - I have one more "road" event I plan to use it for, then it becomes the pit bike.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsqueri View Post
    Hopefully this will be a regular look for my 2000 Jamis Nova till around January.
    Awesome. This thread needs more mud!

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    Hells yes!

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    That a tire on the rear wheel?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ŽandyA View Post
    Salsa Chili Con Crosso setup for 2011-12



    Airborne Carpe Diem
    (Note: Still in roadie config - I have one more "road" event I plan to use it for, then it becomes the pit bike.)

    Is that the nashbar fork on the airborne? I need a disc fork to convert my fuji cross comp to disc. How do you like it?

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    '11 Cannondale CAADX

    -Hollowgram SL 34/42
    -Sram Rival all around
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    -Challenge Grifo Open Tubular

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    Here is my ride. I'm the one in the back. Luckily I'm beginner and they are a little more forgiving on tire size requirements.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Volvoman62 View Post
    Here is my ride. I'm the one in the back. Luckily I'm beginner and they are a little more forgiving on tire size requirements.


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    Quote Originally Posted by nelzbycks View Post
    Is that the nashbar fork on the airborne? I need a disc fork to convert my fuji cross comp to disc. How do you like it?
    Sure is. It's been great. It's handled CX racing and fast singletrack mtb'ing on moderate mtb trails. I've almost come to think of it as bomb-proof for anything CX-related and moderate mtb'ing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Volvoman62 View Post
    Here is my ride. I'm the one in the back. Luckily I'm beginner and they are a little more forgiving on tire size requirements.
    I saw you racing! My mother, her boyfriend, and my girlfriend were there too. Very impressed. I could barely move a fat bike when I tried one.
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    My Las Cruces. A nice chilly ride after some freezing rain last winter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Volvoman62 View Post
    Here is my ride. I'm the one in the back. Luckily I'm beginner and they are a little more forgiving on tire size requirements.
    LOL - pure awesome

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    Quote Originally Posted by ŽandyA View Post
    Sure is. It's been great. It's handled CX racing and fast singletrack mtb'ing on moderate mtb trails. I've almost come to think of it as bomb-proof for anything CX-related and moderate mtb'ing.
    I also have a Nashbar CX fork. Excellent quality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    I also have a Nashbar CX fork. Excellent quality.
    It is SO on; I am getting one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nspace View Post
    My SS CX bike:


    Since that photo I changed the brakes to Paul Neo Retro's, and ditched the Cane Creek levers for the SRAM ones (liked the shape of the hoods better).
    I like it!

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