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Anonymous 03/27/14(Thu)19:48 UTC+1 No.642553 Report

Cyclocross general
I'm looking for suggestions:
I'm in the market for a steel cx race frameset, no panniers rack/fender eyelets/waterbottle crap
No goddamn singlespeeds, I want my usual 1x10 sram x9 type2 because fuck you sram CX1
Disk mounts mandatory, preferably postmount.
No fred/commuter/summerfag couple of mm tyre clearance to get stuck on first proper mud.
Must be available in europe somehow.

pic related my current frame
Anonymous 03/27/14(Thu)19:57 UTC+1 No.642554 Report

all-city macho man disk just buy the frame
Anonymous 03/27/14(Thu)20:21 UTC+1 No.642561 Report

what makes a cx bike different from a road bike? is a road bike easily convertable to a cx bike?
Anonymous 03/27/14(Thu)20:31 UTC+1 No.642563 Report

In General:
Wheel clearance -Space for mud to pass through forks & rear triangle
MTB style brakes for same reason.
Knobbly tyres
£400 added to price
Anonymous 03/27/14(Thu)20:47 UTC+1 No.642572 Report

so if i wanted to, i can take my cantilever'd road bike, change the tires and im good to go? cool
Anonymous 03/27/14(Thu)21:01 UTC+1 No.642578 Report

lugged crown and non-replacable hanger are a bit of a dealbraker

I really like the orange rx9 too bad its alu
Anonymous 03/27/14(Thu)21:04 UTC+1 No.642580 Report

why would you need to replace the hanger?
Anonymous 03/27/14(Thu)21:07 UTC+1 No.642582 Report

Steel frames usually don't have replaceable hangers. You are just expected to bend them back into shape.
Anonymous 03/27/14(Thu)21:13 UTC+1 No.642586 Report

They are quite common on contemporary steel mtb hardtails.
I expect to fuck the hanger up eventually,
the most common framebuilding cromo needs to be heat treated after welding.
Its way more reasonable to have a replacable hanger.
Anonymous 03/27/14(Thu)21:16 UTC+1 No.642588 Report

OP sure is an angry fellow
Anonymous 03/27/14(Thu)21:27 UTC+1 No.642596 Report

protip: if you fuck up the derailer hanger on a steel frame beyond repair, chances are that the rest of the frame is compromised too.

the reason crabon and aluminium frames have removable hangers is because they have to. The few bikes I've ridden with integrated aluminium hangers get bent out of shape real easily and have to be straightened every month. Carbon hangers wouldn't hold it's strength along a lateral axis well. They'd be even more fragile.

Steel has the best elastic strength for derailer hangers.
Anonymous 03/27/14(Thu)21:35 UTC+1 No.642598 Report

Rear wheel clearence becomes problem in rough terrain.
Anonymous 03/28/14(Fri)00:59 UTC+1 No.642660 Report

Surly cross-check/straggler.
Kona rove.
Raleigh Tamland
Anonymous 03/28/14(Fri)01:05 UTC+1 No.642661 Report

Surly Pacer makes for a reasonable CX frame as well, clearance for 700x32c.
Anonymous 04/07/14(Mon)15:44 UTC+1 No.647844 Report

Anonymous 04/08/14(Tue)09:33 UTC+1 No.648190 Report


This is /n/ - Transportation.
Anonymous 04/08/14(Tue)11:35 UTC+1 No.648211 Report

Anything in the Nova series
Anonymous 04/18/14(Fri)15:18 UTC+1 No.652269 Report

/n/ - Bikes
7005 aluminum ?_?
Anonymous 04/18/14(Fri)16:31 UTC+1 No.652286 Report

Your autistic efforts are futile, give it a rest.
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