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Converting a road for cx riding(2 posts)

Converting a road for cx ridingartbrad
Jul 27, 2003 2:29 PM
I am wanting to convert one of my roda frames into a cx bike so that I can use it on the gravel roads during the winter. I am not going to be doing any hardcore riding just dirt road training and was wondering if it were possible to convert a road bike into a cx bike for this use?
Sure, but...Dwayne Barry
Jul 28, 2003 4:59 AM
your brakes will limit the width and height of the tires you can run. You probably can't switch out the brakes to give you more room and if you could you might find the seat stays too narrow to allow for a wide tire.