Valentine's day is over. (BTW, the first picture shows 13 GBP worth of pralines on the left from London on the right from Belgium.) So we did not win the Cross WC, did we? So gentlemen let us move to the classics.
Just a tiny problem, this Wednesday we had snow chaos in Belgium, on Thursday my trainings track along the Schelde was more ice and snow than anything else. No chance to ride a road bike. So it is time for the Demi Cross. (Demi means Semi in french)
An old steel frame with enough clearance to fit Tufo 28 mm diamonds on Ambrosio Nemsis tub rims. Down tub shifters are not sensitive to snow build between the cogs. This set up is useful for hard packed snow and ice but not for muddy snow, as this will clog up the road brakes.