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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 12-14-03, 03:15 PM   #1
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Ksyrium Ssc Sl ?

Would I be a complete fool if I used these wheels to race 'cross?I weigh under 134 pounds even in the winter.Bad idea??
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Old 12-14-03, 06:31 PM   #2
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Thats a great idea. I have raced mine on and off road 2 seasons and those wheels are tough as nails. Beat them and they will come back for more.

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They are really stiff and the alloy spokes can fatigue and snap off at the ends rather suddenly. Nothing wrong with using them for CX but some people feel that the alloy spokes will give up more quickly than steel spokes, besides being unforgiving.
Just another opinion.
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