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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 08-06-07, 07:02 PM   #1
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Ready to rock

Upgrades complete (mostly?).
Started with a well abused '05 Bianchi Cross Veloce
Dumped junk OEM parts (after nearly killing them) and replaced with:

Thomson Elite stem and post
Paul Touring brakes
Ritchey bars
Campy Veloce UT cranks (34/50)
And newly re-cabled and chained.

The huge, and I mean huge difference is the crankset. The no-name ISIS BB w/ FSA Gossamer crank shifted like crap and creaked so loud through the enormous Scandium tubes people would hear me coming from a block away (no kidding, they'd turn around and look on a local hill). The Campy cranks are like night and day. And man is it smooooooooooth. Now about the wheels...
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Old 08-07-07, 06:09 AM   #2
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