Sounds like you need more cow bell in your life. Well, get your fix with the Nashbar CX1 cyclocross bike. It's an insane value on a great 'cross bike that's perfect for those of you who want to discover the joys of playing in the mud. The 6061 alloy frame is stiff and lightweight, and it's hung with Shimano's ultra-reliable 9-speed Sora group for impeccable shifting performance in even the muddiest conditions. The CX-1 is race ready, but if you're a 1-bike hombre, this stick is sweet for all types of riding situations...tour the local greenways and fire roads with the fam, or pop on some slicks and a rack and turn your commute into a calorie killing parade. Regardless, you'll be going in quality and style.
6061 alloy frame is stiff, lightweight and perfect for racing or commuting
Full chromoly fork with forged drop outs and 1-1/8" steerer provides a durable front end with great road and course feedback
Shimano 9-speed Sora shifters and derailleurs provide excellent, reliable shifting in even the worst conditions
Prowheel OUNCE compact crankset optimizes power transfer and gives you plenty of gearing options
Tektro 992AG cantilever brakes deliver plenty of stopping power and have tons of mud clearance
Kenda 700x32C knobby tires provide all the traction you need out on the course
Shining A-350 rims laced to KT hubs make for a durable, effective wheelset