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Old 04-12-2015, 07:44 AM
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@ sleepygeepy .... my hope/crest wheelset is currently inplay on my caadx, so its a 135 definitely.. i've got good clearance up to 180mm rotors, but i decided to go for a 160mm instead
Thank you sir! Also saw your ride at the other forum nice wheels!


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Old 04-13-2015, 09:11 PM
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Hi all, what are our options for building a new (disc) wheelset? Can't seem to find any locally.

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Old 04-13-2015, 09:40 PM
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any 29er rims can be used (and mtb hubs to boot), just be wary on the inner rim width.. 19-21mm width should be good enough to be used for tires 28-41c

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Old 04-14-2015, 12:19 AM
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If you're looking for disc brake road bike wheelsets, they're still in their infancy. Quite a few manufacturers have made them (Shimano, Mavic, Zipp, Ritchey, Stan's, among others) but no one seems to be bringing them in locally yet.

The good news is that most disc brake road bikes were made primarily with MTB hub and wheel spacing in mind (F 100mm, R 135mm), so you can use those.

My own CX bike has a stock wheelset more popularly used in Giant's XC bikes - their S-X2. It has 19mm internal rim width, and it came with 35mm knobby mud tires as stock. Wheelsets with even wider internal rim widths (21-23mm) have since come out for disc brake road bikes.

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i ordered a CX frame with a BSA bottom bracket, is there a way for me to convert a BSA BB to a BB30, in order for me to use a FSA 46/36T crank? (which i know is only BB30 compatible?).

OR is there a locally available shimano 46/36t crank or teethring that i can source out here in Manila?

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Hi All kapadyaks,

Im planning po buying CX bike. Dahil cdale po ang MTB ko, so plan ko is CAADX kahit yung Claris or Sora ang groupset nya. For 40k, worth po ba ito or may mga alternative po na mas mura?

Maraming salamat po!

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sharing my finished CX bike project. some of you guys may have seen this on a FB group.

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sir, nice cyclocross bike...question about the brake...anong brake ang gamit mo? puwede p list down ng mga parts, like crank and the sti. TIA!

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sharing my finished CX bike project. some of you guys may have seen this on a FB group.

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Nice TCX Didn't know the older frames had such nice colorways. Or is that a custom paint job?

I'm guessing those are mini V-brakes?

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Straight sora gruppo except for the brakes which are mini v-brakes. Opted for minis instead of cantis since I usually ride on dry pavements, and pag muddy naman medyo malaki pa naman yung clearance between the tires and the brake itself. And malakas talaga pag v-brakes para ka na din naka discs. Tektro RX5 yung model, since walang budget for TRPs.

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original paint job sir. medyo may mga tama na nga, im thinking of having it repainted with the same color or SiR orange. decals would be retained with their original color.

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saan ka sir bumili ng mini-Vs? magkano ang damage?

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has anyone bought and tried the Traction GRITT CX Bike? any feedback? seems to be the cheapest.

And do you guys know where I can buy CX Bike frames?

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