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  • Allroad/Gravel Frame considerations
  • Premier Icon cookeaa
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    I’d say the Specialized Diverge ticks pretty much all the OPs boxes.

    Isn’t that what he’s already got?

    Premier Icon montgomery
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    That Warbird looks interesting the way my needs are converging towards the ‘One.’

    Premier Icon prezet
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    Ah yes, not sure how I missed that! However the newer ones now seem to have regular 142 axle spacing and a threaded bb (although I think the higher end carbon ones might still be press fit).

    Premier Icon Jamz
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    Fairlight Faran

    Premier Icon janwal
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    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/403732617472?hash=item5e0056d900:g:NkcAAOSwQm1hcTw~
    Check out Planet X eBay site above. I got the same frameset in the ‘lovely’
    Cream egg colours and have built it up as a flat bar Sram 1×11 bike as I prefer a flat bar. Without trying it weighs just over 9kg. The FreeRanger always has good reviews.

    Premier Icon rhayter
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    I can +1 for the Ritchey Outback.

    Premier Icon intheborders
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    +1 Freeranger and I’ve 50c gravel tyres on one wheelset and 28c slicks on another.

    Would a carbon bike with panniers be a concern regarding load weight in general or am i overthinking things! Chances are ill be using it mainly for just a rough rural road/occasional bridelway bike with the occasional bikepack and asperations for a bit of touring! I reckon 90/5/5 split.

    It’ll take a hammering, mine spends at least half it’s time on rocky routes.

    Premier Icon lion
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    Surly midnight special, really comfortable on all day road rides, great on forest roads greenlanes etc.
    Mines currently set up with 650×47 wtb byways and full mudgaurds

    Premier Icon leesus
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    @jodafett Would you mind PM’ing me some details on the Bokeh? Been looking for one for a while!

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