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A touring bike and a cyclosross are similar but this is where you going to find a differences. A cyclocross bike is is not going to be designed to hold a kick stand. Weight, clearance, and collect mud. They are going to open that space up between the tire and cross bar to avoid problems with mud.


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You probably can't get a safe mount for that type of kickstand on that bike (and likely not any kickstand - the space is just too small). In general, kickstands on good new frames (even touring frames like the Surly LHT) are tricky since they stress the frame in ways the manufacturer did not intend. See this page from Surly, for example. You may want to ...



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