Lynskey Performance Designs MT 29 29er Hardtail

4.6/5 (5 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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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Seth Simmons a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: March 17, 2015

Strengths:    Great hardtail for the trail and made in USA!
Great fit and finish made from "MOON METAL"
Very light oh did I say made in America!

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
Amazing bike for the hardtail fans out there great looking and a blast to ride!The MT29 optimizes perfect balance between speed and comfort for all day adventures through the trails. New for 2015 will be the 31.6 seat post diameter allowing for your favorite dropper post, and the all important 12x142 thru axle dropout system. The rear end stiffness should be dramatically enhanced when using a thru axle system.

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Favorite Trail:   Canal Loop 12mile trail in KY

Purchased At:   www.lynskeyperforman

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Zohar Kantor a Racer

Date Reviewed: May 3, 2014

Strengths:    I used this frame primary to race ultra endurance bikepakcing events. I choose this frame due to its more comfortable downtube that not only delivers the power to the crank but does that in a more comfortable manner. Well I am so happy with my choice, just completed the race, 1400km ride in the most demanding condition and I am so pleased with the frame. The frame gave me the confidence to ride hard, fast, and agile on those long days on the saddle I sometimes had the impression it was a full-suspension bike! Riding tubeless with the right pressure the bike is so comfy.

Weaknesses:    None!

Bottom Line:   
This frame is like a work of art. You see the passion and love for bikes at the moment you take it out of the box. It arrived sooner that expected, packed in a professional manner. All I needed is to change and headset and the seat post and all my other parts were just transferred. I did change the stem to a longer one to get the feel I was looking for and the frame was dialed-in in a day for the race.

I mostly recommend this frame to any XC rider and ultra marathon endurance rider. This frame is what you want for those epic riders out in the wilderness!!

Not to forget the excellent customer service from Lynskey...I never waiting more that 5 minutes for a reply!! You get the feel you are part of a community...the Lynskey family.

Love it, ride on!

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Kelvin Wan a Weekend Warrior

Date Reviewed: May 2, 2014

Strengths:    Nice and clean welding. By looking at the frame itself is a piece of art.
I don't feel much flex while riding, maybe I am light weight. It is comfortable to ride, unlike Aluminum frame. Enjoy every moment with the bike. Lifetime warranty is another plus factor to own the frame. Value for money compare to other brand of Ti frame.

Weaknesses:    I thought it would be nice if Lynskey to permanent etch its brand on the bike instead of stickers, as default. Stickers tend to deface after a few rough rided.

Bottom Line:   
Long history of American Ti frame maker with lifetime warranty, is hard to resist.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   CRC

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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