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    Thx! Sweet ride. Need a couple more rides to dial in the right air pressure for 650b x 47mm tires but it feels great for mixed surface rides, better than my gravelled hardtail for sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    How do like the Redshift Shockstop stem?
    I think it is awesome. I am running it a bit on the soft side for my weight and I can hit pretty much any rock or washboard with abandon. Braking on the hoods going downhill felt a bit weird with the original handlebar but the wider and more flared bar made that go away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimoA View Post
    I think it is awesome. I am running it a bit on the soft side for my weight and I can hit pretty much any rock or washboard with abandon. Braking on the hoods going downhill felt a bit weird with the original handlebar but the wider and more flared bar made that go away.
    Thanks. It sounds like a good thing to have for gravel rides.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dibbs_ View Post
    Both wheelsets = huge fun.

    Nice looking ride. I had a chance not long ago to pick up as set of 650b wheels. Wish I would have now. I can fit a 47 in where I can only get a 700x41 in now.

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    JCD46, nice! new wheels. How do they compare?

    Your bike looks a little like mine! Only I couldn't decide on the bar tape color!

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    just put a new carbon saddle on put on some Maxxis Ramblers(tubeless) instead of my tubed Knards, Save seatpost instead on the KS Lev 272 dropper and some new Salsa gel bar tape. Dropped Two pounds off the bike mostly in the wheels
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    I really liked the white bar tape, but man looks nasty quickly. I thought purple but any color would have been dirty as well, so went black. I had that same bar tape you have on my Kona Jake, looks good!

    The wheels, not ridden yet except a quick test ride. Right off, they look nicer, wider and most important, tubeless, only real reason for me to upgrade them. Also lighter!

    The guy I got the wheels from was great, so after riding them a few times, I will do a review on them.
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    Your bike looks a little like mine! Only I couldn't decide on the bar tape color!

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    Vassago Fisticuff SS
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    Had an awesome day!

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    ^ These pics are really calling me to go ride! I wish I had more gravel around me.
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    New bike. First ride. This is along a favorite route of mine that includes an old rail grade and some great views of the Anna Marsh.

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    Nice! I think it looks way better now!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmctav23 View Post
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    Very nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lithified View Post
    Had an awesome day!

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    That has to be a very nice ride. Great pictures!

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Nice! I think it looks way better now!
    Thanks! I actually like it better too, I have to be honest, it took me a second.

    I have to say, the Cowchippers were an awesome upgrade! Just love those things on the first ride, the wheels took some abuse, and feeling great!

    Highly recommend those Cowchippers!

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    Beautiful Bike!
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    Yeah, cowchippers are probably one of the things I like best about my build. For one, I found out I've been running bars that were too narrow, 42's when I should have been running 46's. Also found out that 42 cowchippers are wider than 42 cowbells. And not just at the bar ends.

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    I went with Cowchippers also but I'm thinking that I might have liked Ritchie Venturemax better.

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    My "all road" bike. Vassago Fisticuff, SS with WTB Riddlers:

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    Max Patch NC.

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    Pic from today's ride rest stop

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    Quote Originally Posted by MattMay View Post
    First ride today on new 3T Exploro Ltd. First rides on new bikes always feel fast(er).

    Ain't that the truth! A week later, I feel slow again

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    My new custom steel All Road Bellť

    Just arrived home!

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    Nice!^^ Congrats, love the midnight blue!

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    Why Cycles R+

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    2017 Diamondback Haanjo Trail, my first ever Gravel Bike. Actually my first ever bike that isnt a mountain bike.. Just took it out for its maiden voyage today! Ended up doing around 20 miles without even realizing it. Road bikes can haul ass!


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    Quote Originally Posted by smithe68 View Post
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    Nice!
    I ordered a 2018 Diverge Comp E5. Pictures soon.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rycan86 View Post
    2017 Diamondback Haanjo Trail, my first ever Gravel Bike. Actually my first ever bike that isnt a mountain bike.. Just took it out for its maiden voyage today! Ended up doing around 20 miles without even realizing it. Road bikes can haul ass!

    Nice! Congrats!

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Nice!
    I ordered a 2018 Diverge Comp E5. Pictures soon.....
    I love it, my other bikes are collecting dust since I got it and I sold my mt bike


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    Quote Originally Posted by smithe68 View Post
    I love it, my other bikes are collecting dust since I got it and I sold my mt bike


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    Itís a very nice bike. Great reviews.
    Iím not selling my MTBs, no way!
    I hope to find the balance and use them all, a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Itís a very nice bike. Great reviews.
    Iím not selling my MTBs, no way!
    I hope to find the balance and use them all, a lot.
    Thanks. Funny thing I got it before ever reading any reviews on it.

    I spend a lot of time riding a tri bike, and now my Diverge, and honestly I wasn't really riding my MTB before I got it, so it made sense to get rid of it when it still had some value.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Itís a very nice bike. Great reviews.
    Iím not selling my MTBs, no way!
    I hope to find the balance and use them all, a lot.
    Did you decide on the CX bike?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
    Did you decide on the CX bike?

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    Yes. I ordered the Specialized Diverge Comp E5.
    I was in between the Crux Sport E5 (pure CX) and the Diverge E5 Elite (more gravel than CX). Same price, same components and many things the same between the two bikes.
    What helped me make the decision to buy the Diverge was the geometry and features that makes it more comfortable for longer rides, as well as the thru-axel frame and fork.
    Also, I didnít like the idea of the proprietary 135mm rear spacing on the Crux models.
    Once I decided on the Diverge, I went with the Diverge Comp E5 because it has the future shock, adding to the comfort. It is also the top Aluminum model.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Yes. I ordered the Specialized Diverge Comp E5.
    I was in between the Crux Sport E5 (pure CX) and the Diverge E5 Elite (more gravel than CX). Same price, same components and many things the same between the two bikes.
    What helped me make the decision to buy the Diverge was the geometry and features that makes it more comfortable for longer rides, as well as the thru-axel frame and fork.
    Also, I didnít like the idea of the proprietary 135mm rear spacing on the Crux models.
    Once I decided on the Diverge, I went with the Diverge Comp E5 because it has the future shock, adding to the comfort. It is also the top Aluminum model.
    Have you had a chance to test ride a Diverge with the future shock? I really like it and think they did a great job with it but obviously it can only do so much. I donít think it helped at all on a stretch of washboard gravel road on my commute but then again, not sure any bicycle suspension on a road like that feels great?


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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Yes. I ordered the Specialized Diverge Comp E5
    Nice! I just pulled it up, good starting price, I think I had Sora on my Kona Jake, and it was reliable. Enjoy, and share a ride report.



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    Quote Originally Posted by smithe68 View Post
    Have you had a chance to test ride a Diverge with the future shock? I really like it and think they did a great job with it but obviously it can only do so much. I donít think it helped at all on a stretch of washboard gravel road on my commute but then again, not sure any bicycle suspension on a road like that feels great?


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    I only test rode it on pavement, and it worked nicely. Once I get mine I will ride it on gravel a lot. Letís see.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
    Nice! I just pulled it up, good starting price, I think I had Sora on my Kona Jake, and it was reliable. Enjoy, and share a ride report.



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    The one I initially ordered was the Diverge Comp E5. But had an issue with the order, and ended up buying a Sport model they had in the store.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
    ...Enjoy, and share a ride report.

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    Thanks! Iíll post pictures and a ride report once I get it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    I only test rode it on pavement, and it worked nicely. Once I get mine I will ride it on gravel a lot. Letís see.
    Look forward to hearing how you like it. Our roads are so crap here, lots of chip seal and just generally not great and it really smooths out most everything like that. It's also been a pleasure to ride on gravel and dirt roads and I have even taken it on some trail systems because that's what it's for!

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    Quote Originally Posted by smithe68 View Post
    Look forward to hearing how you like it. Our roads are so crap here, lots of chip seal and just generally not great and it really smooths out most everything like that. It's also been a pleasure to ride on gravel and dirt roads and I have even taken it on some trail systems because that's what it's for!
    I did a quick 10 miles before the rain today. Bike is comfortable, light and fast. The 700x30C tires are great for paved roads, but not good for gravel.
    Very happy with it. Glad I got a gravel bike. Donít know why I waited this long to get one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    I did a quick 10 miles before the rain today. Bike is comfortable, light and fast. The 700x30C tires are great for paved roads, but not good for gravel.
    Very happy with it. Glad I got a gravel bike. Donít know why I waited this long to get one.
    So you got the E5 Sport, no shock then right? I am pretty new to gravel bikes myself but my version came with 38's and they seem pretty great on gravel and dirt roads. Like I said before, I love it and it's become my favorite bike to ride for all kinds of riding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smithe68 View Post
    So you got the E5 Sport, no shock then right? I am pretty new to gravel bikes myself but my version came with 38's and they seem pretty great on gravel and dirt roads. Like I said before, I love it and it's become my favorite bike to ride for all kinds of riding.
    Yes, I got the E5 Sport, no shock. I can always add the Redshift Shockstop stem, if needed.
    The higher end models come with 38s. That size is great for gravel and dirt road riding. Iíll be changing the tires to 38s at some point in the near future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Thanks! Iíll post pictures and a ride report once I get it.
    Hmmm

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
    Hmmm

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    Did a 40 miles ride this morning, mostly on pavement. Bike was great, ready for more.


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    Custom titanium frame handcrafted by Carl Strong

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    Early photos from when it was new. Changed the down tube logo from white to black lettering. This is an incredible bike, both on road and off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Did a 40 miles ride this morning, mostly on pavement. Bike was great, ready for more.

    Looks great, enjoy!


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    Quote Originally Posted by shif View Post
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    Early photos from when it was new. Changed the down tube logo from white to black lettering. This is an incredible bike, both on road and off.
    Very nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by smithe68 View Post
    Looks great, enjoy!


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    Quote Originally Posted by j102 View Post
    Very nice!
    x2!

    Congrats on yours, 40miles sounds like you are enjoying it!

    Really nice bikes on this thread!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcd46 View Post
    x2!

    Congrats on yours, 40miles sounds like you are enjoying it!

    Really nice bikes on this thread!

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    Thanks! I got it with the idea of doing longer rides. The bike is comfortable enough for that.

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    My Niner RLT RDO

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    awesome bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by biking-viking View Post
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    Thatís a nice bike!

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    Thanks, I'm pretty happy with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by biking-viking View Post
    Thanks, I'm pretty happy with it.
    Alloy? Love the color combo. I really like their bikes and originally bought one, just that orange bike stole my heart, so I returned the RLT (they were the exact same price at the time)
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    Was actually going to do a road ride with one of the local clubs but they leave promptly and I was tardy so had to come up with a plan B. I got up at 4:30 am to do this ride and didn't want to waste that on only 26 mi. (round trip from my house to ride start point) so figured I'd just keep heading east on the canal system next the park that was the clubs start point. Next stop was the AZ. Falls. This is a very small scale actual power producing hydro-electric facility and a great place to stop and cool off on hot days like today (was 105f when I got home at 10:30 am).

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    Turn around point ended up being Papago Park. Hole in the rock is its most notable landmark and a popular hiking trail destination.

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    Here's a shot of the canal on the way back and one of the many downed trees from a monsoon storm earlier this week (75mph winds). I did a night ride the evening after this storm and counted 25 uprooted trees in a 10 mi. section!

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    51.76 mi. total. Great morning!
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    Awesome post MRMOLE ^^
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    I agree. Great pictures MrMole.

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    So, ordered a Black Mountain Cycles MCD this spring when the new model was announced and it finally arrived on Friday. Got it set up Friday night and went for a 25 mile shakedown ride on Sat. Did paved, dirt, and singletrack and the bike was everything I had wanted & hoped for. Lively feel, yet not flexy, really soaks up the gravel and the steering was quick, but not twitchy. It gets me the offroad capability of my first gen Fargo without the heavy weight/feel. Looking forward to many miles of smiles,
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    Just built this Breezer Radar Pro up. Had most of the stuff in my parts bin, except tires, brakes and some other minor stuff. Built it to cruise the local paths with my kid mounted on the front- or pull a trailer. I might convert it to a drop bar bike at some point. Had to make a compromise on the frame size. I wanted a longer top tube to accommodate the bike seat between me and the handle bars. Frame might be a tad large for me, hence the 70mm stem.

    Was doing road rides on my backup trail bike- a Yelli Screamy with big meaty tires. This rolls fast!


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    my asphalt, cement, dirt, mud, sandy and even gravel bike.

    Never really got into road bikes...curbs, potholes, sandy patches, storm grates..... loving the whole "gravel bike" thing even with the stupid name

    Built this up from an ICAN AC388 carbon frame fork, picked this one over some of the other more popular direct from China frames because it looked a little beefier and had a slightly higher stack measurement. (more endurance geometry vs extreme road race position)

    APEX 1 group (42t chainring)
    SRAM 11-36 cassette (would go with 11-40 SunRace and maybe 40t front if I had serious hills here)
    TRP Spyre brakes
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    Shimano 140mm Ice Tech rotors and M8020 SPD pedals
    Specialized adventure bars, Power saddle
    3t Zero 25 post (would not recommend, really have to crank it down on the rails to eliminate movement)
    HUNT Mason X 4 season wheels set up tubeless with Spec 38c sawtooth tires

    Still really new with just a little over 1500 miles on it but dead silent and really comfortable for me (aero enough without being to extreme for all day rides)

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    Very nice! How do you like those tires? I like the looks of them.
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    Rode most of the Dirt Diggler route a few weeks ago. Tried out a new Oveja Negra top tube bag. It's great. Really going to make longer rides nice without stuffed jersey pockets. In a pinch I can fit my phone in it but mostly imagine using it for snacks, a bit of cash, keys, etc.

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    Kona rove st 2018. Really comfortable ride even rather a bad gravel surface.


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    Post Your Gravel Bike Pictures

    the latest iteration, the seatpost is about 1/2Ē lower now. Too rainy out now to take a new picture
    Enjoy the ride...

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    Work in progress...

    2011 21" Stumpjumper M5 26er.
    29er WTB ST i23 wheels of the Kona Unit.
    Maxxis Raze tyres off the old CX bike.
    Probably put some 40mm tyres on of some description.
    Niner flex post.
    OnOne Midge bars.
    Ultegra RS685 brakes/shifters.
    36t oval front ring.
    11-40 11spd XT rear cassette on the way.
    XT long cage Shadow+ rear mech with Wolftooth Tanpan.
    650b Toseek carbon forks on the way.

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    Everything bar the brakes, cassette, Tanpan and forks are from the parts bin.

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    Pivot Vault riding in southern Az

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    Loving being the new bike and the riding. Cheers from southern Arizona.
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    Sweet Bike!! What gearing are you running? Tell me more about your single speed Trek!
    Norco Threshold Single Speed
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    It's a Checkpoint ALR frameset built up with what I had on hand and from my other "road bike." 42x16 is a good all around gear for me on the road, but it won't be staying SS, that's just temporary to get it together.

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    My Frankenstein weirdo bike... Fixed gear Vassago Fisticuff. Will be used for gravel, touring, bikepacking, commuting, and general hooliganism.

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    Loving being the new bike and the riding. Cheers from southern Arizona.
    Nice bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SingleSpeedSteven View Post
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    Another SingleSpeed Gravel bike? Nice!

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    Soma Fog Cutter.
    It has 35s in the pic below when I first built it, but now I run 38s.
    I do all of my paved and unpaved road riding on this, now.

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    15mm is a second-best solution to a problem that was already solved.

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    My Kona last Spring

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    Quote Originally Posted by gaper80 View Post
    Just built this Breezer Radar Pro up. Had most of the stuff in my parts bin, except tires, brakes and some other minor stuff. Built it to cruise the local paths with my kid mounted on the front- or pull a trailer. I might convert it to a drop bar bike at some point. Had to make a compromise on the frame size. I wanted a longer top tube to accommodate the bike seat between me and the handle bars. Frame might be a tad large for me, hence the 70mm stem.

    Was doing road rides on my backup trail bike- a Yelli Screamy with big meaty tires. This rolls fast!

    What tires are those?

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    New tires on the Rove ST. Swapped 40c Maxxis Ramblers for 38c Gravelking slicks. Riding this bike almost exclusively on pavement recently, mostly to pull kids in the Burley.

    Loving the GKs so far- light, supple and fast. I will say they were a headache to mount tubeless though. One of the tightest bead/rim interfaces Iíve dealt with (HED Belgium+ rims). Ended up re-doing my tubeless tape after the tire pulled it away from the rim during installation




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    Got the Gravelkings and Brooks Swift installed...

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    Quote Originally Posted by DETarch View Post
    I will say they were a headache to mount tubeless though. One of the tightest bead/rim interfaces Iíve dealt with (HED Belgium+ rims). Ended up re-doing my tubeless tape after the tire pulled it away from the rim during installation
    Agree! Just installed the 38c Gravel King SKs myself. Think my only saving grace was I decided to do two layers of tape. Super tight bead for sure. But once on they do air up easily.
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    On our way.....

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    Joining in the Gravel fun, just got my HakkaMX! Post Your Gravel Bike Pictures-hakkamx.jpg


    Man it's quick. Picture from the south bay in San Diego.
    It wasn't me

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    No bike, just a long hill behind me and a spectacular view...

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    Scouting a route for a planned group ride. Sometimes the map isnít up to date...



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    Niner RLT9 steel
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    Wolftooth 38t oval chainring
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    KMC 11sp sl chain
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    Crank Bros Candy 1 pedals
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    Quote Originally Posted by mongol777 View Post
    I have couple more but can't find recent pics. Posting this made me realized that number of my gravel bikes surpassed number of my road bikes and mtb bikes (separately for sure and probably combined as well :-))
    But then again - I also ride my Krampus, KM and Moonie on gravel and never hesitate to turn onto gravel road on my roadie.
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    Are those 650bís on there? Howís the clearance all around? I want to do that to my macho king and worried about the chain stay clearance.

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    More fun with the Spork

    More fun with the Spork. So far it works well everywhere I've ridden it.
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    Did my gravel ride today on 4" tires. 52 miles.
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    Quote Originally Posted by velcipede View Post
    Scouting a route for a planned group ride. Sometimes the map isnít up to date...


    I have wondered how many people gravel grind on train tracks...I have considered that around here
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    Enjoy the ride...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sXeXBMXer View Post
    I have wondered how many people gravel grind on train tracks...I have considered that around here

    I've ridden tracks for very short distances and it's hurtfull. If I was wanting to put a few miles in on them I'd get an outrigger like this-

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    Quote Originally Posted by J.B. Weld View Post
    I've ridden tracks for very short distances and it's hurtfull. If I was wanting to put a few miles in on them I'd get an outrigger like this-

    Yeah, itís not something Iíd recommend. Even with the Lefty on my Slate, it wasnít great. Much better to stick to surfaces that donít involve rail road ties!

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    Quote Originally Posted by J.B. Weld View Post
    I've ridden tracks for very short distances and it's hurtfull. If I was wanting to put a few miles in on them I'd get an outrigger like this-

    funny that you posted that...I have always wondered if I could take the tires off of a bike, and ride on the rims on rails...ever since I was a little kid I wanted to try that...
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    Avanti Blade hybrid bike converted to drop bars and single speed with Specialized Fact carbon forks.
    32mm tyres max
    Got ridden everywhere. Road, gravel, CX, mtb.
    If it had disc brakes and space for 42mm tyres, I'd still be riding it.

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