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Gravel bike or mountain bike?

Justin from Elkhorn, NE on 3/29/2021 6:40:53 PM:
Hi all! I just learned of the Cowboy Trail and am excited to check it out sometime soon. With regards to the surface, is it ridable with a gravel bike or is it rougher and more appropriate to ride a mountain bike?

 
Alex from Lincoln on 4/6/2021 8:55:05 AM:
A gravel bike would be great. I recommend running a wider tire though and at a lower psi to make the ride more supple. The trail can have some rougher areas but it pretty smooth in most places.

 
Justin from Elkhorn, NE on 4/6/2021 2:39:23 PM:
Thank you Alex! I can't wait to get out there and ride it!

 
Neil from Kearney/Plainview on 4/10/2021 7:46:43 AM:
I road from Neligh to Norfolk July 2020. Most areas have well packed gravel that either bike would be fine. Their are a couple of spots with fresh gravel. In those places wider MTB tires would be beneficial.