Cyclocross and Gravelbiking (Recreational) This has to be the most physically intense sport ever invented. It's high speed bicycle racing on a short off road course or riding the off pavement rides on gravel like :The Dirty Kanza". We also have a dedicated Racing forum for the Cyclocross Hard Core Racers.

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Old 08-29-18, 10:03 PM
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Old 08-30-18, 02:28 PM
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Originally Posted by intransit1217 View Post

How do you like it in the dirt? Salsa may have priced themselves out of my park next go-round. Wanted a Warbird. Now everything is on the table again. Grrrr.
The Crossrip works well for me on gravel and singletrack - no issues at all. Gearing seems just about perfect, ride is fine with 35mm tires at low pressure, not too heavy either. I will be doing a few cyclocross races with it this fall. So far it has handled everything I've tried on it. Glad I made the purchase.
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Old 08-30-18, 11:23 PM
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Old 09-08-18, 05:03 AM
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I designed this 650b bike to test using a long front center and short stem to get the front wheel out further and help with descending the rough stuff. It works really well and I'll be building all of my future gravel frames this way.
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Just arrived Friday. Put about 40 road miles. Needs tweaking and adjustment. Really happy with the bike. It came with a new iteration of the Lynskey Gravel fork. The blades have a triangular cross section and the fender bolts are on the inside of the fork blades. It looks very clean compared with the ones on the web site.
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Looks perfect. Is it a Lynskey build, or custom? What size tires are you running?
You must give us an update after you've put some serious miles on it. I'm looking at this or the Litespeed gravel as my ultimate gravel bike.
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Originally Posted by Bikedud View Post
Looks perfect. Is it a Lynskey build, or custom? What size tires are you running?
You must give us an update after you've put some serious miles on it. I'm looking at this or the Litespeed gravel as my ultimate gravel bike.
The frame is a stock geometry "large". The tires are the Mavic Allroad XL Gravel Tire in a 700x40. I am working on the stem length now. It came with a short 90 mm. I have replaced it with a temporary 120 mm that is much better. Next week I will try something closer to 110 mm. I looked at the Litespeed and couldn't get past the press fit bottom bracket.
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Originally Posted by Secret Squirrel View Post
I looked at the Litespeed and couldn't get past the press fit bottom bracket.
I could not agree more about the BB.
Room for 40's and a threaded BB, sounds like my next Ti ride needs to be a Lynskey.
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My Giant Toughroad GX 1. Swapped the bars out with Specialized Hover Flare bars. Running 42c Sawtooth tires on stock wheels and 29x2.0 Kenda Kozmik Lite II on WTB i23s


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My cyclocross bike: Merida CX 4 from 2014. Race bike, very robust frame. 33c cx tyres.

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My gravel bike: Diamant Adventure Road 2018 (A norwegian brand, very popular here in Norway...). 30c gravel tyres. Quite light to be a gravel bike with aluminium frame.. 8,5kg.

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Originally Posted by dvn_85 View Post
My cyclocross bike: Merida CX 4 from 2014. Race bike, very robust frame. 33c cx tyres.

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My gravel bike: Diamant Adventure Road 2018 (A norwegian brand, very popular here in Norway...). 30c gravel tyres. Quite light to be a gravel bike with aluminium frame.. 8,5kg.

Holy saddle to bar drop on that CX!

I came close to buying a diamant road frame from the 80s on ebay last year. beautifully made bike with some great details. just a bit too small. not a brand thats known much over here in the US.
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Originally Posted by Secret Squirrel View Post
Just arrived Friday. Put about 40 road miles. Needs tweaking and adjustment. Really happy with the bike. It came with a new iteration of the Lynskey Gravel fork. The blades have a triangular cross section and the fender bolts are on the inside of the fork blades. It looks very clean compared with the ones on the web site.

beautiful bike, do you have the actual weight of the frame? I was shocked when they quoted 4lb for size 56,
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Sorry, Didn't think to weigh it as a frame. I am more focused on function and durability at this stage.
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Old 05-20-19, 11:42 AM
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My Surly Cross Check. My Christmas present to me. Turning out to be a great bicycle!
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My Surly Cross Check. My Christmas present to me. Turning out to be a great bicycle!
Very nice! I have my CC set up with very similar bars-Origin 8 Space Bar Off-Road. Such a fun bike with flat bars on it.
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