Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

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.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-13-08, 01:01 PM   #1
YungBurke
Waiting for his CX
Thread Starter
 
YungBurke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Atlanta, Georgia; Lewisburg Pennsyvania
Bikes: Jamis Satellite, Motobecane Fantom Cross UNO, Fuji Team singlespeed
Posts: 453
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Possible Conversion Bike.

I recently came upon two vintage bikes. I would like to keep one as a roadie and maybe convert one to a cyclox style bike to bring to school as a do - all bike, if possible. The choices are between a 1982 Fuji Team and a 1987 Bianchi Strada. Is one of these framesets particularly suited to cyclocross style riding? I believe the Fuji is lighter but the Strada is stiffer. The Fuji has Shimano ARX Components mostly and the Bianchi has a full Shimano Tourney Group. Both have Dia comp U brakes, but I would shift to Discs if i can get some cheap or cantis. Both are rust free and in good working order. I might consider making the Bianchi a singlespeed if I use that one due to its derailleurs.
YungBurke is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:07 AM.