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Old 09-24-06, 06:06 PM   #1
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Singlespeed cross... off the shelf...

Looking at the VooDoo Limba with its sliding drops, but wonder if there is something else that I might have missed...

Looking for lightweight!

Any ideas?
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Old 09-24-06, 06:59 PM   #2
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the new Bianchi Roger?
Bianchi San Jose?
IRO rob roy?
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Old 09-24-06, 08:53 PM   #3
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Cool, looking for something more high end.
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Cool, looking for something more high end.
How high do ya wanna go? You could always have a frame custom built for you, or have track ends retrofitted to most steel frames.

EDIT: I failed to notice that you were looking for an off the shelf bike.

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Looking at the VooDoo Limba with its sliding drops, but wonder if there is something else that I might have missed...

Looking for lightweight!

Any ideas?
Do you mean by, "sliding drop outs", track ends like on a track bike?

It's probably a good idea so that you can change a good variety of cogs for any given race terraine. I am not sure what else you may be missing.
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Is there some reason that you're not looking into having a shop build you a bike from a good frame and components? It sounds like you'll be dropping some serious coin on this bike, and I think that you might be limiting your options by looking only for an off the shelf bike.
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The image above is from an ebay listing of a voodoo limba.

The sliding dropouts are unlike anything that I've ever seen before.
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Should have clarified: off the shelf frame. (i.e. do not want to go custom for dollar reasons.)

I will be building the bike myself:

Ritchey WCS Fork v. Easton EC90 CX
Phils laced to ceramic Open Pros
Paul Levers and Cantis
Thomson seatpost and stem
Selle Italia SLR

Unsure about bars. If I go drops, I will get some aero levers.
Plain ol' Race Face LP cranks.
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In other words, is there a frame like the VooDoo Limba that I am not seeing?
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there's the van dessel country road bob....
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could geta Milwaukee (clearance for 28s, so it may or may not work) waterford steel ride

Ben's bike sells em 500 or so on ebay or direct
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Have you looked at the Il Pompino?

Edit: Oh, you're looking for sliding dropouts and lightweight. This may not be the bike for you.
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Looks like it has to be the Limba...

Lightweight
Gearie
or SS
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Should have clarified: off the shelf frame. (i.e. do not want to go custom for dollar reasons.)

I will be building the bike myself:

Ritchey WCS Fork v. Easton EC90 CX
Phils laced to ceramic Open Pros
Paul Levers and Cantis
Thomson seatpost and stem
Selle Italia SLR

Unsure about bars. If I go drops, I will get some aero levers.
Plain ol' Race Face LP cranks.
Dollar reasons? I need some dollar reasons like yours!
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Dollar reasons? I need some dollar reasons like yours!
Most of the parts are already owned. But, yeah...
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