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08-09-19, 07:54 AM
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Posted By chas58

Its kinda like mountain biking. If you are...

Its kinda like mountain biking. If you are bombing down mountains, you want long, low, slack on a gravel bike. But that kills maneuverability and acceleration.

I surprised a pack of roadies (and...
08-09-19, 07:38 AM
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Posted By chas58

Yep, that is probably the biggest compromise with...

Yep, that is probably the biggest compromise with large tires. There is also Q factor- when getting that size you need to switch to mountain bike bottom bracket to get wide enough - either that or...
08-08-19, 12:29 PM
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Posted By chas58

None. That is a gravel bike. Cross is...

None. That is a gravel bike.

Cross is obviously designed around 33mm tires. Adding width for 40mm tires satisfies the gravel market demand and gives lots of mud clearance. That is a win/win. ...
08-01-19, 02:05 PM
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Posted By chas58

It can't be both "too nervous" and "not that...

It can't be both "too nervous" and "not that reactive."

I wanted the best of both worlds, so I got a CX bike. In my case in loses nothing on a road bike (with the same tires). Maybe the handlebars...
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