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 Post subject: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 6:12 pm 
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Location: Belgium
What is the best choice:

Litespeed: Huge fan of them, looks awesome, but what with warranty in Belgium ?
Lynskey: Looks nice but not my taste
GT: edge ti: looks great but delivery problems ?


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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 6:55 pm 
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Are you looking for new, used or custom geometry? The Lynskey's started Litespeed. I have owned a few Litespeeds and great bikes. My 2008 Lynskey R320 is the best titanium bike I have ever owned. I do have other but nothing else comes close.

FWIW, fit should always be your guide to a frame purchase. It doesn't matter what the brand is since if you fit on it poorly or could fit better on another brand that the brand that does not fit is a poor choice.

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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:09 pm 
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Talk to Jim Walker of Enigma. I have an Echo and it's excellent.

Agree totally re fit, and that's why I went to them to get a good fit.


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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 12:43 am 
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I would recommend Firefly, Moots and Eriksen


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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 1:11 am 
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Independent Fabrication Ti Crown Jewel or Factor Lightweight Ti, nuf said...

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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 1:50 am 
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Firefly is the only Titanium I lust for


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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:30 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:30 am 
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I love people that ask advice with new threads and then don't bother to ever respond to the thread they started and especially answer some basic questions.


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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 5:22 am 
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.....and that they don't give much information about their riding preferences, rider weight, etc. 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 5:39 am 
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Love lynskey


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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 1:24 pm 
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Any opinions about 4ti bikes?


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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 4:51 pm 
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GT. cool headtube. And cheaper.


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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 5:15 pm 
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Location: Belgium
54 is the frame I need. (1m72)
weight is 70 about 75 with clothing and stuff...
I ride only uphill or downhill, almost no flat....
And I will use the bike about 4 times a year I think, I always use the sandman....

But I just want a nice titanium racebike ;-)


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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 7:47 pm 
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Punch cycles http://punchcycles.com/HOME.html got good scores in one of the german cycling magazine.


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 Post subject: Re: Ti Road frame
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 7:49 pm 
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Since you are in Belgium Van Nicholas could be a nice choise.

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