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Old 04-01-14, 05:08 PM   #1
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cyclocross for ~$800?

yes I want the both world of commuting + occasionally on the road!

but I am new & broke and budget is around $800 and on top of this I live in a city that rains half a year so disc brake would be nice but then the cost...

anyways I appreciate all your recommendations
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Old 04-01-14, 05:37 PM   #2
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https://www.masibikes.com/bikes/comp...cx-triple-2014

Masi make a triple for $900. I was thinking about this one for me.
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yes I want the both world of commuting + occasionally on the road!

but I am new & broke and budget is around $800 and on top of this I live in a city that rains half a year so disc brake would be nice but then the cost...

anyways I appreciate all your recommendations
Thank you
Jamis Nova Sport is around that price and has disc brakes.
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Old 04-01-14, 08:17 PM   #4
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2nd Job ? people with children do that , often .. to make ends meet .
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How about something like one of these? Don't know how mounting fenders/racks on them would work, but they're all ~$800 or less.
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Go to www.nashbar.com and order the CX 1 Cyclocross bike. Next, add Kool Stop brake pads....DONE!
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me and a friend who rides ride motobecane from bikes direct. we are both pleased with our bikes. both of us paid less than $600 for our bikes.
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I have a Fantom CX. Bought it in '09, still going strong 5300mi later and after falling off the back of a car at 85mph.
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