What the heck is this thing? Is this real life?
It’s a cross bike you can ride cross country. Or ‘cross town. Or ‘cross the faces of your town line sprint opponents. It can be geared or singlespeed. It can haul racks and snacks, or go stripped down for a fight in the high mountains. Not sure exactly what it’s supposed to do, but that just means it can do whatever you need it too.
Surly offered up the Cross-Check as one of the company’s first frames and it keeps getting updated and released, now also as a complete bike as well. It’s an enigma with a million answers. Frankly, it might just be the most well-rounded bicycle short of a fat bike, but let’s not get into that now, you Puglsey-crazed hooligans.