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Old 03-15-12, 12:17 AM   #1
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Show us your Gravel Grinders

For the last couple of months, I have been riding more and more gravel, and have built up a couple of bikes (both CX and MTB) to handle it. After all, any excuse will do.

I will post mine later after photos. But I'd be very interested to see what you have come up with for Gravel Grinders. I'll also post this on the CX.

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The term Gravel Grinder is new to me. I had to google it and bugger me...maybe my hybrid is a gravel grinder. What's the definition of a gravel grinder? Wiki came up with nothing.
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Old 03-15-12, 09:48 AM   #3
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A road bike with knobbies?
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A lot of my riding to link up decent singletrack is on gravel. So all of my bikes can be considered "gravel grinders" but if I were to pick one in my garage it'd be my Salsa El Mariachi. Sorry no pics... Been thinking about picking up a drop bar cross bike to tool around on.
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OK, any excuse to post more pics . This is my dirt road / fire road cruiser:





Geared 34x22, fixed one side, bmx freewheel on the other. This is a slow-down-and-have-some-fun machine .
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A road bike with knobbies?
Wouldn't that almost be a cyclocrosser? That's what I grind gravel on,anyways,Origin 8 700CX
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