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Light tourer alternatives to Surly Crosscheck - with cantis, not discs?

Hi all, having just had some lovely light touring wheels built up, I'm now thinking about frames to put them on. I'm wanting cantis, because those new wheels and all my other wheels are rim brake, and so I can standardise with the OH's bike, so we can carry fewer spares when touring.

This will be light (credit card) touring, not heavy, so was looking at things like the Thorn Audax Mk 3, Surly Cross Check, Cinelli Hobootleg, etc. Needs to have rack and guard braze-ons at front and rear. Prefer sloping top tube for a nice flexy seatpost, which is why I'd turned against the Surly. Can be alloy or steel, not fussy. All suggestions welcome!

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