weg wrote:Much better, for me, to go light tourer that doubles as a cx bike, even if it's a little heavier than a cx race bike, and much snappier handling than a LHT.
Beware that you don't end up clipping the panniers with every pedal-stroke. It's a common flaw of many 'light tourers'. Most people need a chainstay length of 42-43cm minimum to avoid this problem.
My Thorn Nomad has 47cm chainstays.