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    Cross frame for wide tires

    Toying around with the idea of building a cross bike for my local trails.
    Was wondering which frame/fork can take disc brakes and have clearance for tires up to 45?
    Obviously not racing, so can disregard any weight considerations and such

    thanks for any input guys

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    Why 45?

    Sounds like you want a hardtail Mtn bike.
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    I think you can get this on a Surly Cross Check.
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    The Vassago Fisticuff is the monstercross frameset you desire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by late View Post
    Why 45?

    Sounds like you want a hardtail Mtn bike.
    Purely aesthetic, I hate the look of a mountain bike.

    Maybe one day, but not today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flargle View Post
    The Vassago Fisticuff is the monstercross frameset you desire.
    Yes, it is exactly the "monstercross frameset" I desire

    Thanks flargle!

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    Quote Originally Posted by knobster View Post
    I think you can get this on a Surly Cross Check.
    Cross check doesn't handle discs. I guess you could put a disc on the front with a non-Surly fork, but that would be a funky.

    That Vassago Fisticuff seems like a cool bike.

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