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PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 12:13 pm 
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SWijland wrote:
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My Colnago Bititan
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Maybe it's me, but I am struggling to see the dual down tube... :|


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 6:46 pm 
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My Lynskey R320


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:23 pm 
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I have not posted any pictures in a long time. My R320 is always a work in progress. As it sits its 13.3 lbs and drops down to 12.66 lbs with my climbing wheels on it. Size is a M/L.

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The build currently is as follows:

Frame: 2008 Lynskey R320 M/L
Fork: Alpha Q GS30 raw
Headset: King
Stem: ITM Volo
Handlebars: Zipp SL
Bar tape: Lizardskin DSP 1.8
Brakes: Ciamillo Gravitas SL
Shifters: Sram Red with BTP carbon clamps
Housing: Alligator I-Link and Mini I-Link
Cables: Gore Ride on
Front Derailleur: Parlee carbon clamp with a tuned Campy Record 10 speed.
Seatpost: MCFK setback
Saddle: Ax Lightness Sprint
Seatpost clamp: New ultimate
Rear Derailleur: Sram Red
Skewers: KCNC
Cranks: Zipp Vuma Quad
Bottom Bracket: Zipp ceramic
Pedals: Time Xpresso 12
Chain KMC X10SL
Cages: Smud ultralite
Cassette: Dura Ace 11-21
Wheels: Williams 38mm carbon clincher front and a J2 Velosport 38mm carbon clincher. Both have ceramic bearings.
Tires: Michelin Pro4 and soon to be Continental 4000S
Tubes: Michelin Latex

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:45 am 
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Mine is heavier : 7,2 - 7,4 kg depending of the wheels and cassette

Only upgrade needed would be a compact crank , 39-27 is not enough on harder mountainous climbs

Frame: 2008 Lynskey R320 size M
Fork: Alpha Q GS30
Group : Dura Ace 7800
Headset: Chris King
Stem : 3T Less -17° 120 mm
Handlebars: 3T Less 420 mm
Bar tape: Cinelli cork
Housing: Alligator I-Link
Seatpost: Easton EC 90
Saddle: Fizik Antares Versus test
Skewers: Dura Ace or PMP
Pedals: Times RSX
Cassette: Dura Ace or Ultegra 12-25 or 12-27
Wheels: Dura Ace 7850 Tubeless or Corima Aero
Tires: Hutchinson Fusion Tubeless or Vittoria Tubular


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:11 pm 
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My Brother's

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His is SRAM Rival I think----mine is Dura Ace/Ultegra shifting. Mine will be 16 lbs with new wheels in a few days and some bling to juice up the looks soon.

That Colnago is DAMN pretty!!!!


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 10:37 pm 
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Nice to see some other Everti's on this thread!! I've had two and love them!


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:42 am 
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Thanks Scotty----they are a very well made frame

Sorry---don't know how to post someone else's pic BUT there's a mountainbike on page 49' that has a really unique fork.

Never seen a fork like this before----is it a one-off or a production model? Beautiful mtb. :shock:

I assume you mean this one? A little assist. You need to use a photo host such as Photobucket. :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 5:31 am 
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So, here goes. I had posted these to the Introduce Yourself.

Yes, I have two Titanium Lynskey bikes.

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I got the Lynskey Helix OS in 2011 as my first real road bike and was/am very happy with it. I had set it up as a training bike with the sturdy training wheels with HED. C2 rims, 28f2x/32r3x CX-Ray spokes, and WI MI5/H3 hubs; though it still came in at a respectable 7.1 Kg. Well, I was/am very happy with it - I had increased my ride ability from 500 miles/year to over 450 miles/month, increased my average speed from 15 mph to 19 mph, increased my average longest ride from 30 miles to 60-70 miles twice every weekend, and lost almost 20 lbs in a year. I now have ridden almost 7000 miles on it.

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Frame: 2011 Lynskey Helix OS Size S Bright Brushed, Etched Logo, Etched Name
Bottom Bracket: SRAM PF30 Endura 3 Ceramic Bottom Bracket
Brake Calipers: 2012 eeBrakes Silver with Swissstops Black
Cassettes: 2012 SRAM Red XG-1090 11/23 Cassette
Chains: SRAM Red PC-1091R Chain
Cranks: 2011 Cannondale Hollowgram SISL 34/50 170mm
Front Derailleurs: 2012 SRAM Red Yaw FD 34.9mm
Fork: Enve 1.0 43mm Rake
Handlebar Tape: Lizard Skins 2.5 mm Tape Black
Handlebars: ENVE Compact Carbon 44 cm Handlebar
Headset: Chris King 1-1/8" InSet Headset Red
Shift/Brake Levers: 2012 SRAM Red Ergodynamic DoubleTap Shift/Brake Levers
Pedals: Speedplay Zero Stainless Pedals Black
Rear Derailleurs: 2012 SRAM Red Aeroglide RD
Rimstrips: Velox 17mm Cloth Rimstrip
Saddle: Fizik Aliante Carbon Double-Rail Saddle
Seatpost: Fizik Carbon Cyrano 25mm Setback 31.6mm Seatpost
Stem: ENVE Carbon 100mm Stem
Tires: Vittoria Open Pave EVO CG II 24c
Tubes: Vittoria Ultralite Butyl Presta Tube 42mm
Wheels: HED C2 rims, White Industries MI5/H3 hubs, 28f2x/32r3x CX-Ray spoles, Prolock Hex alloy nipples
Water Bottle Cages: King Titanium Bottle Cages
Weight: 7.1 Kg

Well, Lynskey was re-introducing the R330 as limited test run in 2012 and I made the mistake of talking to Don Erwin, their sales manager, about the bike. He made me a super offer that I could not refuse (well, I could but I did not) - I ended up getting the frame, with bright-brushed finish and etched logos for less than $1500. So, referring to my childhood days, I would have to say that, Don Erwin made me do it, it is not my fault. I put together the R330 with more sensible components as I upgraded my Helix and got a SRAM Quarq power meter. All built up, it weighs 7.8 kG but is a super comfortable bike with less aggressive geometry eventhough the R330 and Helix OS are set up almost identically. I have ridden only a 1,000 miles on it but have ridden two centuries on it already. I think the slightly less aggressive geometry similar to the R230 and combined with the diamond-shaped Ti tubing delivers a ride probably very similar to the standard Helix for half the price (for me). Value-wise, it is a homerun, hat-trick, triple-double, touchdown (any other sport analogies?).

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Frame: 2012 Lynskey R330 Size S Bright Brushed, Etched Logo
Bottom Bracket: 2012 SRAM Red GXP Bottom Bracket
Brake Calipers: 2012 SRAM Red Aerolink Brakes with Swissstops Black
Cassettes: 2012 SRAM PG-1070 12/25
Chains: SRAM Red PC-1091R Chain
Cranks: 2012 SRAM Red Quarq GXP 50/34 170mm
Front Derailleurs: 2012 SRAM Red Yaw FD 34.9mm
Fork: Enve 2.0 43mm Rake
Handlebar Tape: Lizard Skins 2.5 mm Tape Black
Handlebars: ENVE Compact Carbon 44 cm Handlebar
Headset: CCane Creek 110 1-1/8" Headset Black
Shift/Brake Levers: 2011 SRAM Red DoubleTap Brake/Shifters
Pedals: Speedplay Zero Stainless Pedals Black
Rear Derailleurs: 2011 SRAM Red RD
Rimstrips: Velox 17mm Cloth Rimstrip
Saddle: Selle Italia SL Flow
Seatpost: ENVE Carbon 27.2mmD 25mmOffset 330mmL
Stem: ENVE Carbon 110mm Stem
Tires: Continental GP 4000s 25c
Tubes: Vittoria Ultralite Butyl Presta Tube 42mm
Wheels: HED C2 rims, White Industries MI5/H3 hubs, 32fradial/32r3x CX-Ray spokes, Brass nipples
Water Bottle Cages: King Titanium Bottle Cages
Weight: 7.8 Kg

Thank you for reading and viewing this post. I think I have finally gotten the image posting process from Photobucket.

Mark

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2013 Parlee Z1 with DA 9070
2013 Lynskey Helix OS II with SRAM Red


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:35 am 
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@ MarkThialand. Not only are the bikes excellent but the story that goes along with them too. Thank you for sharing.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:03 am 
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My stylistic preference for bikes seems to be oscillating between "fancy" and "subtle", so after having spent a few years on a racy-looking carbon steed, I could not pass up on this NOS no-name raw Ti frame bargain. This is the first iteration of a build for leisure rides and utility/gravel/rain/rando duty. Tweaks are likely to come over time, including the possibility of a 650b conversion and use as a travel bike.

Frame: no-name raw Ti
Fork: Colnago Star 1"
Handlebars, stem, seatpost, headset: Ritchey WCS
Spacer: FSA Carbon 1"
Bar tape: Fizik Performance
Saddle: Selle San Marco Phobos
Group: Ultegra 6700 unless noted otherwise
Crank: FSA Carbon Pro Elite Compact ISIS, SKL BB
Pedals: Ultegra 6600
Cassette: Shimano SLX 11-34
Brakes: Sram Apex
Cable housing: Nokon
Chain: KMC X10SL
FD clamp: BBB
Bottle cages: BBB
Wheels: Mavic Open Pro Ceramic 36h, 3x DT Swiss Aerolite, XTR 965 front, Ultegra 6700 rear, non-QR steel axles
Tyres and inner tubes: Vittoria Pavé 27mm, Continental Tour 28mm

Weight is about 9kg (bathroom scale). I seem to be more interested in the personality of a build lately, than grams.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:51 pm 
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Have had this Omega for a few years, but never ridden it much as I've leaned more towards steel.

Anyway, just had it resprayed and rebuilt: Extralite cranks and stem, KCNC brakes, Van Nicholas seatpost; had them polished. Put the new 9000 mechs and levers on; new Mavic tubulars with Veloflex tubs.

Came in at 6.9 kg, so I'm happy at that weight.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2013 4:01 am 
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That Omega in NICE and rare.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2013 10:06 am 
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That transition from headtube to stem.. :unbelievable:


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2013 11:03 am 
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slammed for your pleasure


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 7:04 am 
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thta omego is just incredibly perfect, not sure if we still do weight weenie of the year but i would like to recomend this bike for weenie of the year, it looks to be a real man size bike (-: i mean its not a 48 cm and it looks just scrumptious !
very well done !!


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