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Surly Cross Check - Help with touring build

Old 06-22-09, 10:40 AM
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Surly Cross Check - Help with touring build

I would like to build up my Surly Cross Check to a light to mid touring machine. I currently have the Surly standard build with a double ring up front and 9-speed out back with STI shifters. I want to change to mountain riser bars, touring-quality triple cranks and trigger shifters. Any suggestions on what parts would be the most rugged without really high$$$$?
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Old 06-22-09, 11:22 AM
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You may want to ask this question on the Touring forum.
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Old 06-23-09, 05:24 AM
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Thanks, I posted on the touring and commuter pages and have gotten some great help.
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The standard Cross Check build is fine for touring.
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don't know why you'd want risers for touring, but I'm sure you've gotten that already.
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