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zeroack

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Yipsan 650b Gravel/Adventure bike.

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To see more of Renolds work look here....http://www.yipsanbicycles.com/
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NEW CONTEST for a set of FIX IT STICKS!

Starting tonight, Sunday, November 24 and ending Wednesday, December 4th at 11:59pm.

The winner will be posted on the morning of Friday, December 6th on the Riding Gravel Facebook Page.


To be eligible:

Post your favorite gravel related picture on this forum thread. It can be scenery, a bike, a rider, a race, a ride, or any combination of them. If it's cool, it's cool with us.

You are allowed two posts to be counted. You are welcome to post more, but only two will be counted.

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Here's the bike that I ride on gravel, which is also my travel bike. I have it set up for the mix of mostly pavement and hardpack dirt around here and the Clement X'Plor USH works well for these conditions. I run a compact road crankset up front and a SLX 9-speed rear derailleur with a 11-32 cassette. The wheels pictured will hopefully be replaced soon as they have proven not to be very robust.

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My newest bike, almost done. Gravel singlespeed with clearance for Nanos. Stealth cable routing for possible Alfine or geared use. Three or two water bottles or even Anything cages. 25.4 seatpost for more flexibility (we'll see) and lots of options in carbon and titanium for building my own posts. Low bottom bracket (82mm drop).




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Previous bike in Odin's Revenge setup. It's sort of a cyclocross/randonneur hybrid.

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My newest bike, almost done.


Very cool. Looks like you'll have great clearance in the chainstay area. What crankset will that design accommodate? Does it have to have smaller than usual chainrings?
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Very cool. Looks like you'll have great clearance in the chainstay area. What crankset will that design accommodate? Does it have to have smaller than usual chainrings?


It's actually on the narrow side since it only can clear a Nanoraptor and the stays are fairly long, so with a road chainline it should take up to about a 46. 
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Here she is on her first ride on the first day of the year:

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Here she is on her first ride on the first day of the year:



This bike is boss!

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Yipsan 650b Gravel/Adventure bike.

Who makes the bars on this bike ?

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To see more of Renolds work look here....http://www.yipsanbicycles.com/
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I built this up a couple of years ago, and then found gravel[wink]  Here's the writeup on it 
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My gravel steeds, in both upright and laid back varieties....

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Searched last year for something with disk and lower BB. Came upon this new offering from Soma, the Triple Cross, in polished stainless steel tubes. Added carbon bars and fork to reduce some vibration. Still tweaking components but overall happy with the ride.

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Here's my daily driver/all arounder. 2012 Cinelli Experience, SRAM Force, Ritchey WCS Zetas, and 28c Panaracer Paselas. Pretty much spot on for the hardpack back roads in Florida. And also pretty much spot on for my weekly group rides and the occasional road race and alley cat. 
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Built this frame up with 650b wheels, really liking it so far, yet to be tested on gravel, tho... [img_20140313_142407_073]  Also can fit fatter tires
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First forum post!

I have to multipurpose bikes so I do not have a dedicated gravel bike. I ride my CX bikes on gravel.

Santa Cruz Stigmata
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Cannondale CAADX
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Gravel. Bike.

61cm Civia Prospect. 
Planet Bike Fenders and Frame Pump
Banjo Bro. Saddle Trunk.

Only put a few miles in so far, but I'm liking the ride very much. This is more or less the setup that I'm thinking of running for Almanzo. The bike is ready, the rider, not so much.

This is the Secondary Road Dept. stockpile which will be getting spread all around once grading starts up. It never hurts to get an early introduction, we'll be seeing a lot of one another over the next few weeks.

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salsa warbird 2 2013 

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My Gravel Mutt

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Rivendell Hunqapillar, set up for backroads and single track.

With abandon,
Patrick

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Specialized Tricross Elite Disc with wheel & crank upgrades. The crank is a Sugino OX801D with 44/30 rings. This crank's Q-factor is a bit narrow for the chain line on this bike, so I have two crossover gears on the small ring. I plan to try some shims to fix that. For long rides, I can add a second bag below the rack and strap a couple of extra bottle cages to the fork. Sometimes the pedals get swapped with SPD's. 

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Not much gravel nearby but I do try to ride it if I get the chance.
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2014 Salsa Warbird 2 frameset, Ultegra 6700 drivetrain, CX70 crankset, Stans Grail/DT350 wheelset, Challenge Gravel Grinder Plus tires, Thomson stem and seatpost, Salsa Cowbell bar, Fizik Arione saddle

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First ride on my new GT Grade. The ground was a little wet, so I slapped on a fender.

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My first post!  I love seeing all of the great bikes here.  This is my 2001 Lemond Poprad.  1 x 9 (39t/11-32)  2nd shot is most current that I have.  On that ride I popped a rear drive side spoke, so now it wears a sturdier wheelset (DT Swiss 240s/RR415 28/32h)  I'm a recent "all roads" convert and now ride this bike more than my others combined.

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