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Old 11-19-07, 09:32 AM   #1
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New bike!

I couldn't help feeling that the Specialized Roubaix Comp that I bought two months ago was just slow. The frame felt flexy under acceleration and climbing and my speed was definitely slower than on the Allez that it replaced. On the plus side, I didn't feel beat up when I returned from a ride on the Roubaix.

So, when I saw a Lynskey with full Ultegra come up for sale at a LBS on ebay, I had to go by to take a look. Once I rode it, I couldn't resist. It accelerates like the Allez, but rides almost as soft as the Roubaix. I took it out for a 33 mile ride yesterday and was 10 percent faster than the Roubaix.

I'm a happy guy! Just had to share.

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Old 11-19-07, 09:44 AM   #2
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Very nice. I think that the great ride of Ti has ruined me for other materials.
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Old 11-19-07, 11:04 AM   #3
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Nice looking bike. Now slow down before you crash it.
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Old 11-19-07, 11:07 AM   #4
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Very nice. I think that the great ride of Ti has ruined me for other materials.
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Old 11-19-07, 11:45 AM   #5
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Sweet ride. I've owned a Specialized Roubaix Comp, and currently an S-Works Roubaix. The S-Works is stiffer than the Comp was. I've also taken a Lynsky out for a short 25 mile test ride, and concur with your assessment. Comfort and quickness. Hope you get many happy miles with it.
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Old 11-19-07, 01:59 PM   #6
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After a huge rash of new bike pronouncements earlier this year, things have been quiet of late. Maybe this can jumpstart us!
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Old 11-19-07, 02:30 PM   #7
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That's a beauty! Good Riding!
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Old 11-20-07, 10:15 AM   #8
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That must be real luck. The LBS was local and you saw it on ebay!
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