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  1. #1
    The White Jeff W
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    Lynskey Titanium 650b frames $1600

    Looks like Lynskey is updating the 650B ti frames for 2014 - PF30 BB, tapered HT and most likely, 12x142 thru rear end.

    Meanwhile the 2013's are on sale

    69*HA with a sagged 120mm fork - chainstays are a little long at 16.9"
    No moss...

  2. #2
    I quit e-MTBR
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    Wasn't concerned about the BB or the non-TA rear, but the straight HTs were kind of a buzzkill for me.

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    Why a press in b? I dont get it. For a component that needs so much attention it make no sense to me. How many time can you remove it before your frame gets screwed up? That's a deal killer for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OldManBike View Post
    Wasn't concerned about the BB or the non-TA rear, but the straight HTs were kind of a buzzkill for me.
    What's the issue with the HT? It's oversized, so it gives the option of running any steer tube option you want with the proper headset.

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    just some guy
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    So these 2013 frames can take a tapered steering tube fork then?

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    Yes, I have a one, the headtube is a 44mm so you can run a tapered fork if you purchase the correct headset...Damn that is a good price.

    I run a Chris King Inset 7

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    I don't know why people are complaining about the BB for next year when the thread is about closeouts on this years model. If you want a threaded BB buy the 2013. That's what I just did.

    Thanks to the OP. This is a killer deal. I can live with the 135 rear. The choice of either 1 1/8 or tapered fork on the same frame sealed the deal for me.

    BTW, if you can live with a 1 1/8 steerer tube (God forbid ), the MT is also on closeout for $1099. You may never get an American made Ti frame for such a low price again.

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    650b me
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    Man, this is tempting...

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    Frame come with full warranty

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