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    frame ? for a roadie

    SO I have been bitten by cross and was thinking about selling my jamis and moving my road bike to a cross frame set . With my road set up ( sram red ) and then just getting a set of cross wheels to use during the season. So I guess my question is what if any would be the issue with this ? Will I suffer stiffness ?
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    So you're saying that you want to use your road bike with CX wheels and tires? I suspect that any road bike that came with SRAM Red components will not have the clearance for even the skinniest CX tires.

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    I'm reading it to say he's thinking of moving the components over to a cross frame. I don't think i'd do this myself. You planning on giving up road riding completely? I think you'd be best served by just getting yourself a cross bike with something like SRAM rival or Shimano 105. I wouldn't want to put those fancy components through the abuse of cross racing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by knobster View Post
    I'm reading it to say he's thinking of moving the components over to a cross frame. I don't think i'd do this myself. You planning on giving up road riding completely? I think you'd be best served by just getting yourself a cross bike with something like SRAM rival or Shimano 105. I wouldn't want to put those fancy components through the abuse of cross racing.
    Exactly. My cross bike cost about the same as a set of Red brakes and it takes punishment like a Cuban welterweight. No need to overdo it.

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    Yeah, I personally wouldn't race red in CX unless you have lots of disposable income. You'd still have to get brakes & possibly a new cassette. Find a good deal on CL/Ebay for something w/ Rival. My $.002

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    Quote Originally Posted by knobster View Post
    I'm reading it to say he's thinking of moving the components over to a cross frame.
    I see. Reading error on my part.

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