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Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,144
Posted By matt92037

So true. I have not bought a complete bike since...

So true. I have not bought a complete bike since 2004. If you are adept at getting great prices on build kits from abroad it is not hard to build an equivalent bike for less money. It really,...
Forum: For Sale
06-23-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,975
Posted By matt92037

Updated photos

Updated photos
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,043
Posted By matt92037

This. If the redesign isn’t a deal maker get a...

This. If the redesign isn’t a deal maker get a 2019 on close out.

[qqQUOTE=Noctilux.95;20966245]I would wait for the 2020 model which is rumored to be completely redesigned.[/QUOTE]
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Forum: For Sale
06-01-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,975
Posted By matt92037

June bump

June bump
Forum: For Sale
05-17-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,975
Posted By matt92037

Price drop.

Price drop.
Forum: For Sale
04-27-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,975
Posted By matt92037

Final Price drop- 2018 Lynskey R275 Frameset 56mm Disc - Di2

Last price drop, if this thing ain’t worth $850 it will become and N+1.

I have sadly decided to move on to a frame with a higher stack height so I am selling my 56cm Lynskey R275. The R275 was...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,086
Posted By matt92037

You are still missing what I am trying to say. ...

You are still missing what I am trying to say. That pic was straight off the bike stand after I built the bike. Now have different stem, different post and cut the steer tube more.

Anybody...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,086
Posted By matt92037

Try reading my other post regarding stems and...

Try reading my other post regarding stems and saddle position. Brilliant logic on sizing too. Next time I will consider getting a 70cm frame so I can ride it with a -17d stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,086
Posted By matt92037

It’s a 58cm. The tires are 28m 4000s that...

It’s a 58cm. The tires are 28m 4000s that measure out more like 30mm. I don’t think I will have any need to go bigger.

I am am still messing around with stem size, saddle position, etc (I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,086
Posted By matt92037

Still need to get it on a proper ride. 17.4lbs...

Still need to get it on a proper ride. 17.4lbs as it sits with heavy pedals and heavy 34t cassette.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,086
Posted By matt92037

I just received my C3 on Monday from Excel...

I just received my C3 on Monday from Excel sports. Smoking deal for sure! Hope to get my first ride this weekend as I have been putting it together all week. Mine is a mostly Dura Ace 9170 build...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By matt92037

I went through 3 sets of Pro One tubeless. I...

I went through 3 sets of Pro One tubeless. I found them easy to mount and very fast rolling. I also found them to wear fast and puncture easy. After I wear out my current set of 4000s I will try...
03-17-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,404
Posted By matt92037

If you can get a Di2 Roubaix for $3,450 that is a...

If you can get a Di2 Roubaix for $3,450 that is a smoking deal. Out of curiosity what bike do the fellas who are dissing the Specialized ride?

$3,450 and work towards getting a better wheel set...
01-31-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,999
Posted By matt92037

In my case speed suits turn on the ladies at spin...

In my case speed suits turn on the ladies at spin class.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-18, 09:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,716
Posted By matt92037

Like many others have said, both. If you can’t...

Like many others have said, both. If you can’t do both now, disc brakes first because upgrading to discs down the road mean a new frame set and wheels.

I run Di2 and disc and would never fathom...
03-02-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By matt92037

I am also running 9170. I went with Pro Vibe...

I am also running 9170. I went with Pro Vibe carbon bars which have excellent internal routing. I run the bar-end junction box and placed the Bluetooth unit in the bar end just in past the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-18, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,920
Posted By matt92037

I picked up a CF3 from one of the big German...

I picked up a CF3 from one of the big German o;line shops for a decent price a while back ($180 I think). I went through the same decision process of deciding between the knock-off and real CF3 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-18, 10:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,505
Posted By matt92037

Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,898
Posted By matt92037

Different than the pictures on the website my...

Different than the pictures on the website my R275 came with a tapered headtub and flat mount brake. Lynskeys site still has pics of the R265. Their camera must have run out of film.....

I like...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-17, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 281,520
Posted By matt92037

I miss the days of when 12 Meters were what was...

I miss the days of when 12 Meters were what was raced in the AC.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-17, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 695,249
Posted By matt92037

Those are King Ti cages. The rims are 38mm...

Those are King Ti cages. The rims are 38mm carbons from carbonbike.com. First set of road rims but I have built up 5 sets of MTB rims and they have been great.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 695,249
Posted By matt92037

Lynskey R275. Almost done, was supposed to...

Lynskey R275.

Almost done, was supposed to cut the steer tube today but spent the day doing major overhaul on my Ibis.

Between the Schwalbe 28's, Ergon seat post and Pro Vibe carbon bars...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-17, 05:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,700
Posted By matt92037

Lot of moving parts to this issue. I remember...

Lot of moving parts to this issue. I remember wondering how the stack height on the R260 increased by the 15mm or so from the R250 when the overall measurements from the two frames did not appear to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-17, 10:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,700
Posted By matt92037

Not sure how to describe the sensation of wheel...

Not sure how to describe the sensation of wheel flop but I will try.

When moving at slower speeds (like going up hill) and you provide minor steering input to the left let’s say, the wheel will...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-17, 10:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,700
Posted By matt92037

+1 on the Enve fork. I could see the gravel fork...

+1 on the Enve fork. I could see the gravel fork not being ideal on the R260 as The extra A2C measurement will chopper out the front end a bit. Same thing happens on MTBs when you try to throw a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By matt92037

Don’t do it. Make very sure you bought the wrong...

Don’t do it. Make very sure you bought the wrong size R3 first. If you did I bet you can sell your frame set for good $$ and then buy a new frame that specifically addresses the issues with the R3....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-17, 07:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,157
Posted By matt92037

My new Lynskey R275 easily fits a Pro One 28 that...

My new Lynskey R275 easily fits a Pro One 28 that measures out at 30mm. Using calipers I measure the narrow area where the chain stays and tire converge at about 38mm or so.

I do not see myself...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-17, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 281,520
Posted By matt92037

Afternoon ride

Afternoon ride
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-17, 11:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,505
Posted By matt92037

Here is mine all built up. I went through the...

Here is mine all built up. I went through the Lynskey trade-in program where I traded in my XL R265 for a L R275. I went with the industrial mill finish but hit it with a grey 3M pad for about an...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-17, 11:31 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,898
Posted By matt92037

Posting some pics in the Lynskey thread. Should...

Posting some pics in the Lynskey thread. Should get my first ride in today.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-17, 10:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,898
Posted By matt92037

I am talking about Holland’s and Moots that are...

I am talking about Holland’s and Moots that are lighter. But those cost much more.

I am putting the finishing touches on my build. It landed right @ 19lbs. This build isn’t about weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-17, 05:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,898
Posted By matt92037

I am comparing to my XL R265 vs this L R275. ...

I am comparing to my XL R265 vs this L R275. This one was a little heavier which I could probably attribute to the flat mount rear brake hardware.

I am not going to sweat what this bike weighs. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,898
Posted By matt92037

My frame showed up yesterday. Unlike what the...

My frame showed up yesterday. Unlike what the website shows as a R265 mine is a R275. Unfortunately (for me) they changed from a 44mm oversized head tube to the same tapered headtube that the R260...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-17, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,616
Posted By matt92037

Man, looks like I made the right call on going...

Man, looks like I made the right call on going with 9170 brake/shifters.
11-10-17, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By matt92037

The flat mount rear brake mount is the only big...

The flat mount rear brake mount is the only big difference I noticed.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-17, 01:26 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,000
Posted By matt92037

According to this article I would believe the low...

According to this article I would believe the low seat post clamp which allows the shaft to flex more on the new Roubaix and Diverge is what provides the compliance, not the design of the CG-R...
11-10-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,868
Posted By matt92037

another test

another test
11-10-17, 12:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,868
Posted By matt92037

Test

Test
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-17, 08:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,517
Posted By matt92037

Mine is still on track to be delivered tomorrow. ...

Mine is still on track to be delivered tomorrow. Unfortunately UPS comes by my house around 6pm.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,517
Posted By matt92037

I just received my shipping notification today as...

I just received my shipping notification today as well. Mine is also going to show up on Friday, which also happens to be a vacation day.

What was supposed to be a simple frame change out has...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-17, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,998
Posted By matt92037

I would hold out for the latest Ultegra. I have...

I would hold out for the latest Ultegra. I have been riding the R785 Di2 hydro shift levers that came on my Ultegra Di2 disc kit I purchased in 2015. In addition to solid weight savings on the new...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,517
Posted By matt92037

Looking good! They should be shipping my R265...

Looking good! They should be shipping my R265 frame early next week.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,568
Posted By matt92037

My mileage dropped significantly when I switched...

My mileage dropped significantly when I switched to the new battery. My battery had very short life and serious issues taking a charge when I plugged the Shimano charger into a usb wall plug...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-17, 07:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,898
Posted By matt92037

I will weight in. I have owned quite a few nice...

I will weight in. I have owned quite a few nice titanium bikes in my day. If you like Lynskeys stock geometry you will not be missing out too much from what a $4k boutique frame has to offer.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-17, 08:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,505
Posted By matt92037

I received the “awaiting fulfillment” email on...

I received the “awaiting fulfillment” email on the 11th. I am hoping to get mine before the end of the month if I am lucky.

Got a rs805 flat mount caliper in the mail this week, now just...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,505
Posted By matt92037

Lynskey may be a little off on tire capacity of...

Lynskey may be a little off on tire capacity of the Pro 5. I ride a Pro 5 fork on my R265 with 28mm Schwalbe Pro One tubeless tires. The 28's inflate a good deal larger than 28mm on my wide carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 04:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,505
Posted By matt92037

They should pair that frame with a Pro #5. I am...

They should pair that frame with a Pro #5. I am actually trading in an R265 and ordering the exact same config as you in the R250. I will be using my existing Pro #5 fork which is 15mm TA.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-17, 09:36 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 185,693
Posted By matt92037

The Expert for sure uses center lock rotors. ...

The Expert for sure uses center lock rotors. What you see in the pic on the expert are rivets, not rotor bolts.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-17, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,226
Posted By matt92037

Good advice. Thx

Good advice. Thx
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-17, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,226
Posted By matt92037

The FS sag thing makes sense. I personally am...

The FS sag thing makes sense. I personally am on the lookout for just a frames at this point. I have a nice carbon wheel set and DI2 kit I will be stealing from a bike that is too big for me.

I...
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