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Old 04-20-10, 11:39 AM   #1
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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

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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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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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The Vassago Fisticuff is the monstercross frameset you desire.
Yes, it is exactly the "monstercross frameset" I desire

Thanks flargle!
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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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