Its for sure, I will purchase a cyclocross bike. Want to test a few, walked in the local bike store where they sell Kona, but did not have one yet (2010). They showed me an Opus Sentiero and Rocky Mountain CXR. Dont know much about them. Any suggestions? I was thinking Kona Jake, Giant TCX2 or Devinci Tosca. My budget will be 1200-1400.