Lynskey Performance Designs Peloton Road Bike

4.88/5 (8 Reviews)
MSRP : $3600.00

Product Description

The Peloton’s slightly relaxed geometry, longer top tube and taller head tube is made for riders who prefer to stretch out a bit and relax aboard their sleek titanium steed. An ample wheelbase is provided and the frame/fork combo easily handle tires up to 28c for smooth rolling a wide variety of terrain.

  • Certified Aerospace Grade 3Al/2.5V straight gauge titanium tubing
  • Durable Industrial Mill finish
  • Easily accommodates up to 700x28c tires
  • Wright-style dropouts for 9mm QR axles
  • Bosses for two water bottle cages
  • Accepts 1-1/8"" fork steerer tubes
  • 68mm bottom bracket, English threading

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by David

Date Reviewed: August 15, 2014

Strengths:    rock stable ride, beautiful welds

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
after owning a lot of high end carbon bikes I would highly recommend the Peloton to everyone. it's a long /short distance bike that you can cover miles of crappy roads with and get off and feel refreshed. it's the best bang for your buck bike going. Ti is real and it's smooth.the weight cam

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Tom Pickles

Date Reviewed: May 20, 2014

Strengths:    - Responsive and light
- Stable handling - increases my confidence descending and cornering
- Durable (I keep my bikes for 15-20 years, so carbon and aluminum are out)
- Fun to ride
- A buzz of excitement when I clip in and head out

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I’ve had my Peloton for a month and after 1000km here are my thoughts:
I like it. A lot.
It ticks all the boxes (see strengths), plus I love the titanium feel – its weird how it can be so forgiving on bumpy pavement, but not at all mushy. Weird.
The frame geometry is just right for me – I have another bike which has a 30” chainstay length and it’s too twitchy, and a touring frame with 34” which is like cycling a truck. The Peloton is just right.
Last weekend I did a 100km hilly group ride and it struck me around 60-80km that I was not as weary as I was expecting, and on the last big climbs around 95km I was passing people on their carbon frames. I’m not into speed like I used to be, but this is great for longer rides as well as my daily 40km round trip to work.
I bought the frame through a local dealer who kitted it out with Ultegra 11 speed, Velocity A23 wheels., White industry T11 hub. Almost a fully US-made bike (except for the Shimano bits). Cost was around US$3700 + tax. Good value for a bike that I will get a lot of use out of.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Scott URQUHART

Date Reviewed: April 30, 2014

Strengths:    The frame is beautifully welded and finished with nice details. So far I've notched up around 150 miles and the ride quality is superb - I'd read about how Ti frames soothed out all the lumps & bumps on the road but riding is believing.

Weaknesses:    None to speak of.

Bottom Line:   
Excellent quality almost a work of art - my for ever bike!

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by charles a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: April 6, 2014

Strengths:    light, fast and Very comfortable

Bottom Line:   
Last year I rode the Triple Bypass on a high end aluminum frame and decided I needed to upgrade to something softer. The Lynskey frame is perfect. I added a few ounces in weight, but the ride is softer and more comfortable for those long days cranking up hills but is still stiff enough to get out of the saddle and rock my way up the steeper sections when I need to. My only regret with this bike is that I waited so long to step up to titanium.

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Favorite Ride:   long hill climbing days

Purchased At:   Lynskey

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Froze a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: November 4, 2013

Strengths:    Very comfortable, stable, a better bike than the engine, priced right, made in the USA

Weaknesses:    The rider

Bottom Line:   
I got my Peloton through Adrenalin Bikes in May of 2013 (not 2012 as listed below) because I wanted some options that Lynskey direct could not do, read bike setup for more detail. I don't think the 105 is a weakness at all, it represents the best component package for the money and is considered the workhorse of the Shimano line. The only weakness which I can't degrade the rating for because everyone is different was the saddle, I replaced the saddle with a Fizik shortly after I got the bike. The whole package including pedals and a bunch of accessories I ordered came to $3,100, I couldn't find anything at any LBS that even came close to this deal.

I examined the bike after I first got it and the welds were better than what I saw coming out of Asia. The bike was very easy to put together out of the box, took me about 45 minutes. After riding it now for about 4 months I can honestly say it rides better in terms of comfort and handling than any of my road bikes except a couple of touring bikes I have are a tad more comfortable but only when the touring bikes are loaded. I tested my bike against a friends Serrota TI bike and he rode mine, we both concluded that we couldn't tell the difference except mine seemed to handle a bit better, more sure footed in fast sharp turns, that may be the fork? But the Serrota cost my friend a lot more money 5 years ago then the Lynskey cost me. On hard out of the saddle sprints the bottom bracket felt stiff without a hint of flex of the chain rubbing on the front derailleur like some of my steel bikes do. On long rides of over 100 miles the bike was very comfortable, I did have an issue with shoe comfort but that wasn't a fault of the bike. The bike does not make you feel tired or beat up after a ride like aluminium or even carbon fiber bikes I've had or tried.

I struggled with the idea of spending so much money for a bike because I'm not a racer, I'm an old guy in my 60's, but after riding it all these months I'm glad I got it. I use to race and I know this bike can be raced on easily while not beating you up like a full on race geometry frame would do. Titanium is a lifelong material unlike the two main frame materials found on the market today, it won't rust, crack, corrode, delaminate, or smell bad in warm weather. I like the headbadge, it's classy and classic looking at the same time, I also liked the decals, their simple without being over imposing like the billboard bikes you see a lot of today. I've gotten several comment out on the road about my bike, one guy even talked to me for about an hour as we rode about the bike.

Talk to the people at Lynskey, their very nice people there, or go to Adrenalin if you want more options at order time they were also very nice. You won't be disappointed in purchasing this bike or one other Silver series, if you want a slightly more aggressive geometry then look at the Breakaway, or if you want a cross or touring bike then look at the Viale. I'm actually considering when I do go touring cross country to sell my touring bikes and getting the Viale instead, but that's a ways down the road yet.

Congratulations to Lynskey and his team for making a titanium bike that more people could afford and enjoy!!

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Favorite Ride:   anywhere the wind takes me

Price Paid:    $3100.00

Purchased At:   Adrenalin Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Test rode two friends bikes who have Titanium bikes, a Motobecane and a Serrota, got to ride these for quite a few miles, later when I got the Lynskey we all rode each others bikes and we all leaned towards the Lynskey as the overall winner.

Bike Setup:   105 silver (not the typical black) components, with Ultegra rear derailleur, Cane Creek 110 headset, Shimano R500 silver wheels, Enve 2.0 fork, Fizik Aliante saddle, Speedplay Frog pedals, Lezyne Road Drive pump and water bottle cages.

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