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CX frames with no bottle cages or only one make long dirt road training rides kind of a pain
You can always take a camelbak.
My preference between the two comes down these factors: which is cheaper, and/or which one is sexier? The basic difference is similar to road bikes. Do you want a race bike or an endurance bike? Personally, I’d choose cross because it more closely matched my road bike. But then I also ride loose gravel and dirt on my roadie with 23’s at 100 psi. Any bike can be a gravel bike (sorry to rain on the marketing parade, @Matt).