lighter frame on crmo hybrid ?
hi everyone! I've been riding a khs urban xpress for the past two years or so, and while it's a workhorse, I'm hoping to get a lighter frame. The xpress is surprisingly heavy, and I hate to admit the most physically exhausting part of my rides tends to be carrying it up three flights of stairs to my apartment at the end.
Most of my riding is pavement, the roads are okay, I do some light trail riding, but gravel is the most off pavement I do. I'm thinking of getting an aluminum road bike frame, keeping the rest of the components, including the fork, do you guys this the crmo fork + aluminum could handle the roads, or gravel? or should I find a carbon fork to offset the rigidness of the frame? thanks!