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This will be my first cyclo cross bike and I am already using the same techniques with my mtb. My question is what should I look for in it. Since the country I live in does not have any official brand manufacturing cyclo cross bikes, I have to look for the nearest replacement. So what should I look for, like rigid frame, type of brakes gears, anything such

My use is based on high speed sprints and short length moderate offroad use

A few more things carbon fibre frames are not easily available so I prefer other materials, I live in a rainy place(recently its been more rainy for past 2 years, likely to continue in future)

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    This question is too broad. CX are rigid. Disc or cantilever brakes. Shimano or SRAM. 1x or 2x. Carbon or aluminum frame. Without knowing how you want to use the bike cannot help you with what to look for. – paparazzo Jun 13 '15 at 7:48
  • @Blam, I updated the question hope it helps – yawar Jun 13 '15 at 12:58
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    Since your area is rainy, sounds like you will be riding though mud a lot, I would recommend disk breaks. – hooknc Jun 13 '15 at 14:32
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Not much to go on. Disc brakes for wet. 2x set up if you are going to use is on the road. You probably want clincher wheels. Aluminum frame.

Not technically a CX but a bike like this http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/city/fitness/crossrip/

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    ...or specialized tricross (specialized.com/us/en/bikes/archive/2014/tricross) since I assume Specialized is widely available all over the world. – azer89 Jun 13 '15 at 15:55
  • The bike seems quiet relevant, let me search it this Month and see what happens, also let me see other people opinion. – yawar Jun 13 '15 at 16:25
  • There are lots of bikes. That is just an example. – paparazzo Jun 13 '15 at 16:27
  • @Blam, I found nearly the same bike as in the trekbike link that you suggested, thanks for pointing in the right direction. – yawar Jul 7 '15 at 11:32

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