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I'm planning to build up a gravel/durt road rig that can also be used for occasional CX races and the Kona Rove is a candidate. Any real world feedback from forum members on their experiences with the Rove? Thanks in advance. 2 Wheels Good
 

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Yep, hella-heavy for racing. Several reports I've read put it a few ounces under 28 pounds. :eek:
One of the bummers is that the Rove replaced Kona's Honky Inc, which was similar, but a higher spec and came w/ a carbon fork. (Although had 130 rear spacing- silly for disc wheels)
I guess you could buy a frameset and build it up, mebbe get it down to 24 pounds.

However, Kona has recently announced they'll be releasing a titanium version!
YUM.
Kona Offers Sneak Peek of 2014 Titanium Rove - Bike Rumor
 

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There are a butt load of bikes that fit what you're looking to do.
What is your budget.
And where are you riding it? A gravel road bike you need/want in a hilly area is going to be little different than what you need/want in a flat area.
 
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