Old 07-10-18, 07:38 PM
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Cross will be lighter and more agile, gravel bike will probably give you toe strike at times.

Stability of lower bottom bracket seems nutty to me, it's like saying oh man I like riding gravel as a teenager but I'm going to have trouble when I grow 1 inch taller because my center of gravity will be higher and I won't be stable enough. Actually the difference is less than 1" between my cross bike and the Diverge which has a very low BB -- low enough to hit my toes on the ground, on rocks, etc, but still less than 1" and I certainly can't notice any difference in stability or figure out why there would be one.

Having said all that, others have ridden many more bikes than I have and may be able to notice the difference in stability.
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