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Old 03-16-07, 10:46 PM
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Originally Posted by dirtyphotons
people are saying the surly karate monkey is a bit heavy. other than that i'd consider that as an option. check out 12xu's pictures of his in the picture thread.
The karate monkey has mountain bike geometry, so it's pretty difficult to run it as a genuine cross bike. I've seen people do it, with 50mm stems and dropbars, but its a very ugly solution with a few obvious tradeoffs.
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