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Old 01-17-19, 06:53 PM
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I think you two will appreciate this thread over at weight weenies
https://weightweenies.starbike.com/f...?f=10&t=131739

Dude has some serious DIY skills.
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Old 01-17-19, 07:43 PM
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Saw that, including the pics of the "during" process. He did change the geometry by changing the front fork, but he didn't have the OEM fork, anyway, so it was a moot point. He re-did pretty much everything, and that is one killer bike. I'll bet it rides like it looks.
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Old 01-17-19, 07:59 PM
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For info purposes, are the Y Foils sized the same way as a regular road frame? That is, if you ride a typical 54 or 56 you should get the same size Y Foil? It appears a lot of seatpost showing is the proper fit.
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Originally Posted by seypat View Post
For info purposes, are the Y Foils sized the same way as a regular road frame? That is, if you ride a typical 54 or 56 you should get the same size Y Foil? It appears a lot of seatpost showing is the proper fit.
Well, sorta I guess. For me I usually ride between 54 to 56 cm frames. Normally I require a setback seatpost to get my saddle where I need it even on a 56 cm frame. On the Y-foil I was able to go with a straight seatpost to get my normal fit. I'd also say it's shorter in the headtube area than I'm used to with most of my bikes. I wound up with a bit more saddle to bar drop than I usually go with because I didn't want a lot of spacers in the headset setup. So while some difference from what I'm used to with all my classic steel bikes it is still my normal size.

Hopefully this makes some sense.
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Originally Posted by jamesdak View Post
Well, sorta I guess. For me I usually ride between 54 to 56 cm frames. Normally I require a setback seatpost to get my saddle where I need it even on a 56 cm frame. On the Y-foil I was able to go with a straight seatpost to get my normal fit. I'd also say it's shorter in the headtube area than I'm used to with most of my bikes. I wound up with a bit more saddle to bar drop than I usually go with because I didn't want a lot of spacers in the headset setup. So while some difference from what I'm used to with all my classic steel bikes it is still my normal size.

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It does. If Robbie rides a 56, that is what I would ride. We are close to the same size/build, but he is a lot better looking and smoother with the ladies.
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Originally Posted by jamesdak View Post
Well, sorta I guess. For me I usually ride between 54 to 56 cm frames. Normally I require a setback seatpost to get my saddle where I need it even on a 56 cm frame. On the Y-foil I was able to go with a straight seatpost to get my normal fit. I'd also say it's shorter in the headtube area than I'm used to with most of my bikes. I wound up with a bit more saddle to bar drop than I usually go with because I didn't want a lot of spacers in the headset setup. So while some difference from what I'm used to with all my classic steel bikes it is still my normal size.

Hopefully this makes some sense.
He said it better than I could.
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