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    Lynskey Pro29 lefty WOW!

    OK, this is my first 29er, I've been wanting one for some time.... when my bike was stolen last month, I took the opportunity to build up something special. I think I hit the jackpot. I got the frame/fork from the Lynskey loft... it is a work of art! I went all out, for me anyways.

    XTR shifters/derailleurs
    FSA K Force crank
    Formula R1 brakes
    Daves Speed dream wheels/Crest rims/White hub/lefty hub
    Thompson Elite post
    A few other odds and ends.

    OK... I've been riding this for a few days now and WOW I can not believe how this thing hooks up on the climbs... I mean, I can not believe the things I am climbing and not loosing traction. I am amazed after every ride. Oh and going back down the hills, it just rolls over everything. I have not notice anything close to slow steering, Lynskey has really done it right, AMEN!
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    nice one..so you are the guy who bought it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by OJack
    I went all out, for me anyways.
    That's pretty all out for ANYONE

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    Yum!
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    how much was it in the loft if you don't mind me asking?

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    Don't mind you asking at all. $2800

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    Very nice bike. Really nice build. Enjoy!

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    How do you like that "Lefty" fork? I never really was a fan of how they look, but have heard great things about them.

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    thanks. enjoy your ride.

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    You have the two things I hate most in mountain bikes. Lefty forks and Ti. Still, that is a beautiful bike. Dave really loves the "accent" spokes. Just bought a set of wheels from him and he sold me on a white accent spoke. Looks really nice I think.

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    Lefty Lynskey's everywhere

    I did a double-take when I saw these pics; We don't get many Lynskeys down here in QLD, but I was admiring another Lefty Lynskey that's the spitting image of OJack's here in Brissie only last week. A stunning looking bike, that's for sure!
    Brisbane, AU

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    pedal-man, I really like the fork. It just soaks up the bumps but is not too soft at all. I've locked it out on a few times, and it's just stout. I thought I would have a hard time getting use to it but it hasn't been an issue.

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    Sweet bike...

    That deserves a ti post. Why degrade the ride of a ti frame with an aluminum post?. That would be
    The icing on this very tasty cake!, lol.
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    Dang!

    Sweet build! Came out purdy. Glad it rides like a champ.

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    Wish more people would use lefty's on non-C'dale bikes. Everything else is a boat anchor!

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    Nice set up!!!!!!
    I like to ride Bikes. This might be turning into an obsession, not sure?

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    Well, I took the bike to shop today and weighed it... 21.15 lbs. I think that's pretty good for an XL. I'm happy for sure. The guys are trying to talk me into going tubeless.... I think I will. What advantage is there besides not having flats? Do you really lose about 1/2 pound going tubeless?

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    You don't lose a lot of weight but you will lose some. The big advantage is the ride is more supple. The tires will "wrap" around obstacles and be more compliant. You can also run lower pressures. I've seen guys get flats while running tubeless so I'd carry an extra 26" tube with you just in case. Some guys don't but I like to be prepared for anything

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