LEKKI8

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
TuplaO
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by TuplaO

^I'm pretty sure I see what you just did there. That's quite the first post by Grog.

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by shotgun

Looks promising, good weight and price. I got burned by Ted before, till Joe (Irish) swooped in and facilitated my back order (close to two years) of 2 sets. I wouldnt want anyone to go through what I went, but I do wish Ewa and Ted all the best. Hopefully they've ironed out the issuess.
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Grog wrote:I’m a happy Lekki 8 user. Been riding Ted’s brakes for many years. The Lekki’s are very nice brakes, they are quite strong, especially considering how light they are. Easy enough setup, especially if one is familiar with Ciamillo brakes.
I must say that Ewa and Ted are taking customer service to high levels. They are responsive and courteous.
Solid first post, is that you Ted ;)
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EWA
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by EWA

Nice. " Grog" is not Ted. Maybe you should contact this person directly before you make accusations. :thumbup:

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No accusations. Just good old fashioned humor.
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Ringo
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+Price is unbeatable,
+Weight is WW as f@ck,
+Looks hot.
-don’t know how they perform

If I haven’t my eebrakes, I would consider them seriously (with PayPal..)

Djohns
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by Djohns

I had a good experience with ewa's after sale. My lekki8 had a very small problem i just couldnt set the front brakes perfectly. So she sent me another new front brake and gave me a refund of my freight from my place back to poland.

The brakes are good as well but i think shimano ultegra and dura ace is just on another level in terms of modulation and emergency braking.
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ooo
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by ooo

Ted Ciamillo posted comment "This new model was designed to work with larger tires – 32c has plenty of clearance." under this article:

https://bikerumor.com/2018/10/05/ciamil ... -calipers/

(may be he can answer other questions in comments too)
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ooo wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:42 pm
Ted Ciamillo posted comment "This new model was designed to work with larger tires – 32c has plenty of clearance." under this article:

https://bikerumor.com/2018/10/05/ciamil ... -calipers/

(may be he can answer other questions in comments too)
I will try.

Holiday
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Just saw another article on the LEKKI8, more down to earth comments I reckon but you guys be the judge of it!

http://www.roadbikereview.com/reviews/c ... kes-review.
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by Pop

They're increasing its price.....
Now 679$....

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C36
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by C36

Pop wrote:They're increasing its price.....
Now 679$....
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pdlpsher1
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by pdlpsher1

I don't mind the price increase. But please bring out a DM version. I can't use these as I have DM brakes.

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by spartan

was the initial low price just to re establish the brand . with the market moving disc lightweight rim brakes have a limited lifespan
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by Hexsense

Next step:
Cable actualted disc calipers (that is better or lighter than TRP Spyre) and (carbon?) disc rotors. Probably?

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