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On Thu, 20 Sep 2007 19:15:55 -0400, Jumpin_Jimmy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>On Thu, 20 Sep 2007 15:16:27 -0700, Jeremy Malczyk <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>>Does anybody ride cyclocross bikes in VT? This is the sort of terrain
combination that these
>bikes
>>are made for. But all the mtb and road biking posts I read seem to gloss
over this
>discipline. I
>>took my new Redline CX bike out for a trial run in the dirt roads up the
North Fork of the
>>Snoqualmie this past weekend and it did just fine.  On the flip side it
rips right along on the
>>pavement, too. The only stuff that I would hesitate to ride a bike like
this one would be
>really
>>rocky, large cobbles, or deep sand, where the narrower tread would get
harder to control.
>>
>>Jerm
>
>I did one cyclocross race in 1988 in the Denver area. Those riders are
nuts. Way tougher
>than any Mountain bike race I ever did. The dismounts, carries, and
re-mounts were
>exhausing! Cyclocross used to have the reputation as the most "core"
cycling discipline, as
>you are doing mountain biking on light road type bikes, which get carried
and dragged
>through all sorts of crazy obstacles...
>
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