Cyclocross is a both brute force and finesse – all above your anaerobic threshold. The Lynskey Cooper CX is built for all of that and more. It’s an agile handling, quick stopping ‘cross bike AND an able commuter, if you choose to take that route, as well.
I just finished the build. Here are some pics.
I am having set-up issues with the BB7s. I can't get them to clamp down enough without pre-setting them really close to the pads- so close that the discs to rub the pads during free spinning. What am I doing wrong?
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Finally here. Doing a slow build. Got Chorus 10 alloy that ill be hanging on her, but really want to save that for my next lugged steel frame. But I'll use it since its the only group I have ready to roll. Waiting on a set of HS spacers in the Rasta colors. Doing brake bolts in Rasta too.
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So I decided to get me a Cooper CX (2011) but am kind of stuck at choosing between two frame sizes, M or ML (55 and 56 effective top tube lengths).
I used the Competitive Cyclist calculator, and talked with the folks at Lynskey. My inseam is 87cm / 34.3", height 179cm / 5'10.5" and with that and ... Read More »
Anyone have any experience with these? I'm thinking of getting one as an around-town and rain/snow bike with studded tires.
I'm also a bit concerned about the steep seat angle at 73.8. I generally ride bikes with no more than 73 - I guess that I could use a layback seatpost. Thoughts?
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