What Gravel bikes to try?
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martini henrie



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:30 pm    Post subject: What Gravel bikes to try? Reply with quote

I'm looking at getting a gravel bike, just for the extra tyre clearance over a classic CX bike. Size large or 56cm.

I have a 2011 giant tcx that I've been using and I feel I've wasted a bit of cash putting new bars and a second hand 105 group set on it due to having issues on some single track where I was taking it easy on Racing Ralph's. Though I did have a splendid day, but had several other issues highlighted like a lack of low end gearing...

What bikes would you recommend that are at the cheaper end of the spectrum that can fit a bigger tyre?

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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