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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 08-16-04, 10:13 PM   #1
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need advice on a new ride

I just sold my trusted old Jake the Snake and am ready to place an order, but with some much good stuff to choose from I am torn.
My choices are:
1. A new Jake-the '05 spec looks solid and the price is right.
2. Felt F1X-Looks like an intriguing spec/price, but I have never seen one which concerns me.
3. Salsa Las Cruces- not a fan of the color, but the frame weight looks good
4. IF Planet X- Long shot due to price, but this is the fantasy bike.

Thought and opinions would be appreciated.
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Old 08-17-04, 12:10 AM   #2
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IF! I have a 2002 frame and LOVE it. My buddy has the Las Cruces and likes it a lot. He claims it's so light that it almost bounces off the trail.
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Old 08-17-04, 05:12 AM   #3
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for what it's worth, the salsa is virtually the same bike as the kona major jake.
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