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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 04-26-14, 10:13 PM   #1
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Tricross is sooooo nice

last fall I stuck my base model tricross up n the trainer and as the weather has gotten warmer I have been riding my all-hi-ten Trek 820 with Fat-boady seat, racks, bags and basket around the hood some. Mostly towing a child in a trailer or trailer-bike (also thick steel). Tonight I dismounted the tricross and swung a leg over it. I applied "normal" pressure on the leading peddle and WOOOOSSSHHHH!! Wow. So much different. I can only imagine if it has been a full-on road bike!!!!
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