Lynskey Performance Designs MT 29 29er Hardtail

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $4273.00

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Product Description

Built around Shimano's XT components, Mavic CrossOnewheels and an FSA cockpit, the MT 29 is ready for just about anything your trail riding dreams might conjure up. You’ll fly down fire roads, blast through rock gardens and glide over roots and ruts.

  • Certified Aerospace Grade 3Al/2.5V straight gauge titanium tubing
  • Durable Industrial Mill finish
  • 2014 Shimano XT component group
  • Mavic CrossOne wheels
  • FSA seatpost, handlebar and stem
  • Under top tube cable routing
  • Disc brake specific design
  • Easily accommodates up to 2.3 inch tires
  • Wright-style dropouts for 9mm QR axles
  • Designed for 100-120mm travel suspension forks or rigid 465mm forks
  • Accepts 1-1/8" fork steerer tubes
  • 68mm bottom bracket, English threading
  • Large frame weighs approx 3.4 pounds
  • Small frame only allows room for one Down Tube water bottle mount position

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by JoeT

Date Reviewed: March 16, 2014

Strengths:    clean cable routing
universal head tube
gorgeous welds

Weaknesses:    tubes not filled with helium? :)
ISO brake tabs instead of post mount (minor deal)

Bottom Line:   
Great geometry and outstanding value. Why not pay just a little more and get something made in America!

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Kevi16 a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: March 15, 2014

Strengths:    Lightweight.
Looks fantastic.
Comfortable ride.
Great craftsmanship.

Weaknesses:    Very flexy
Decals rub off very easily. I was doss splinted with how easy the decals rubbed off. The first time I put in on my bike rack they started coming off. They sell replacements directly from lynskey but they are very expensive.

Bottom Line:   
This frame looks like a million bucks. I could not believe how light it felt when I took it out of the box. I did an XT build with it. The final build weighed in at 24lbs. This frame replaced my trek aluminum bike. The lynskey frame was so much more comfortable to ride. The flex of the titanium really absorbs the bumps compared to my previous frame. I was surprised at how much flex there was and the bottom bracket. Its very rubbery. Doing a quick slalom maneuver will make the frame feel like rubber. It took a bit to get used to that. I've used this bike in several races. It is light and fast. It's easy on the eyes. The welds are beautiful.

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Favorite Trail:   Hydrocut - Kitchener

Duration Product Used:   1 season

Price Paid:    $1100.00

Purchased At:   Lynskey

Bike Setup:   Rock shox SID fork. Shimano XT drive train and brakes. Stans no tubes arch ex rims, Thompson seat post and stem

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