Is it possible?I ride a road bike, back in the saddle after a lengthy absence and cyclocross is all new to me. I went to see my first race on Saturday at Morris Plains in New Jersey. It looks a hell…Continue
"Matthew, I'm in a pretty similar position only I'm part way on with a build of a Planet X Uncle John frame I picked up cheap. It's not a perfect CX bike but it will surfice for my abilities and ambitions (finish a race or two next…"
"Serious question, what's the advantage of shaving a few grams here and there off your bike v dropping a few pounds from your body? I could probably loose 20lbs and not miss it (that's nearly a whole bike for some of you guys)."
"Small world. I guess when the credit-card bill comes in I can blame you and your Van Dessel!
This is going to be a long term project. Cost wise and fitness wise. I think I can plod all day on the roads but the hell for leather intensity of CX???…"
"Yeah, That sod was me. I was just lucky to get in the truck before the deluge! We call the truck "The Oyster" by the way. That bike is worth more than the truck itself. :-) It was either the bike or a gym…"
"I'd put all thoughts of CX out of my mind. Everytime I got a few bucks saved a bill came in to take care of it. Then I was in my local park, Brookdale the other weekend and saw a guy doing laps on a Van Dessel and I got a touch envious. then…"
"Check Campmor (in Paramus) for a sale. They are also a Kona dealer. They might have the same sale going on, or you might be able to talk them down to a similar price. Alternatively, see if the Boulder store can ship to…"