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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 09-12-08, 02:56 PM   #1
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Cheap-0 Cross Bike? $500-$750

Looking to spend $500. Right now all I have is my TT bike. I do not care if it is fixed, single or a double crank. Just looking for something to abuse in the 51-53cm range.
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Old 09-12-08, 04:34 PM   #2
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Bikes direct motobecane for new (perfectly decent bikes). Otherwise something used or a screaming closeout deal.
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Old 09-12-08, 06:06 PM   #3
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iro rob roy. bianchi san jose.
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Old 09-13-08, 02:34 AM   #4
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is a san jose a "raceable" bike? i'd love to get one for my commuter duties, but i plan on racing CX this season and just wondering if anyone has any experience racing a san jose. was it up to the task?
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I know dudes who race on it. It's just a bit heavy.
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