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jalapeno
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by jalapeno

... it's very heavy :D . My weenie budget goes on the road bikes but I wanted a 'cross bike for hacking around my local trails this winter and to be a bit more challenging than an MTB on the same terrain so I threw this together. No idea what it weighs, my scales probably don't go that high(!) but on the other hand the steel frame is lively but like riding a magic carpet! Most of the bits are secondhand/out of the spare parts box. Great fun.
Apologies for the non-weenie post, just wanted to show my 'lighter side' if you see what I mean!
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Fantastic!

I'm also an owner of a Cross Check. I weighted mine once at 11.0kg, and while my scale has no problems reading that high I was a little concerned that the structural roof-member holding the scale might collapse :?

Are those Frogs brakes? :shock:
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by evenfasterson

I reckon that'll be lighter than my RR bike. :lol:


Seriously, Im not kidding. :shock:

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Great pics!

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by evenfasterson

I think I recognise that footpath in the 2nd pic. is it in Devon? Wolacombe?

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evenfasterson wrote:I think I recognise that footpath in the 2nd pic. is it in Devon? Wolacombe?

nope, Cornwall - one of the few bits of coastal bridleway in the country.

(they are frog cantis)
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Ah ok.

Theres a bridleway like that down by a campsite in N. Devon.

Nice stair set at the bottom. :D

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evenfasterson wrote:Ah ok.

Theres a bridleway like that down by a campsite in N. Devon.

Nice stair set at the bottom. :D


it's a hoot. I'm going to singlespeed it in time for the Singlespeed World Champs in Aviemore... even funnier then,... :D
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