Old 01-09-19, 12:56 PM
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I agree with @Lemond1985 that sure looks short for a 57cm. It also looks like a fantastic steed for slaying grav'. With that tubular wheelset you're limited to 33mm tires. If you're planning on loose, sloppy conditions I bet it would look really nice with the newly updated Challenge Gravel Grinder Pro. Or if your gravel roads are a bit more bucolic, Challenge makes the Strada Bianca in a 30mm tubie. A set of those tubulars might be the same as a clincher wheelset, though, so depending on what you have on hand you may be better off with a swap to get more tire options. Either way, the ride will be sublime AND classier than anything from Salsa.

Get a shorter stem in there and let 'er rip. And definitely swap the crankset for a compact double, you can get down to a 34t on a 110bcd crank.
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