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Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 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 11-28-00, 11:26 AM   #1
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I just ordered a cx bike with a 39-52 front and 12-27 rear. Is this ok for CX?? I got Ultegra so I think thats the lowest gearing it offers. Thanks for your help/advice on this.
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Old 11-30-00, 07:10 AM   #2
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Hello

I'm thinking the 52 front is pretty big for a cross bike. I think I've got a 46 on my cross bike wjhich suits me fine. The courses over in England tend to be short and tricky, maybe the ones stateside are more open.

Still, give it a go offroad, and find out what suits you....

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