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Old 08-30-10, 07:19 PM   #1
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New Litespeed

Just received a birthday present from my brother of a 2000 Litespeed Classic,all Dura Ace in like new condition.Looks like I'll have to change my handle from Trek330!Pics to follow.God is great!!
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Old 08-30-10, 07:30 PM   #2
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Lucky so and so.

Go on, brag all you like, sounds completely appropriate to me.

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Old 08-30-10, 07:34 PM   #3
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Good for you!

I really like the 1996 Litespeed Classic I picked up earlier this year.
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Just received a birthday present from my brother of a 2000 Litespeed Classic,all Dura Ace in like new condition.
Awesome.
I love my 2001 Litespeed Tuscany.

Got pics of the new bike?
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Happy Birthday,

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Congrats on the anniversary of your birth into a family with a generous brother! Also waiting for pictures.
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Old 08-31-10, 03:22 PM   #7
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By popular demand a link to photos of the Litespeed!!What do youáll think??http://picasaweb.google.com/11203834...eat=directlink
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Beautiful bike (ya gotta wash it, tho!), but I gotta ask...why is it locked to a tree? Are forest gnomes going to jump you and steal your new bike?... j/k

It still needs a bath, though!
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Old 08-31-10, 04:36 PM   #9
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Beautiful bike (ya gotta wash it, tho!), but I gotta ask...why is it locked to a tree? Are forest gnomes going to jump you and steal your new bike?... j/k

It still needs a bath, though!
I took my bike and the dogs out together and left the bike for a few minutes while the dogs took a swim.So I locked it up despite the fact nobody goes there.As far as the bath...As soon as I find atub that will fit us both I'll wash it.It fits great in my king sized bed!!
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Back 15 years ago, I was trying to decide between the Litespeed and the GT Xizang (titanium frame). I can't recall exactly why I ended up with my Xizang, but I haven't regretted a moment with her. I'm sure I would have loved a Litespeed as much, though.

Now, after over 15 years with my "baby" and a couple rounds of component upgrades to keep up with the times, I'm absolutely paranoid about theft. I understand locking your baby to the tree. It's a damned good habit to have!
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By popular demand a link to photos of the Litespeed!!What do youáll think??http://picasaweb.google.com/11203834...eat=directlink
She's beautiful! If you let something happen to her, I will personally come over there and kick your butt!
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Old 08-31-10, 07:28 PM   #12
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It appears to only have two gear rings. I'll be happy to take it off your hands to correct that deficiency.


By the way I rented a Lightspeed, I'm not sure what model, a year ago. Nice ride.
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Old 08-31-10, 08:29 PM   #13
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Those older lightspeeds are always a good bargain. Congrats and enjoy the ride!
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Awesome, super Awesome!!

Everyday, I am finding out that life can get sweeter, and sweeter!!

That is indeed a sweet bike..

Not only that, 30 years ago, my son gave me a used Raleigh Competition. I am still riding, and by the biggest conincidence, he told me yesterday, that he got a line on a used Litespeed, and if he gets it, he is going to send it to me!! I won't beleive it until I see it. And I will post pics..

Congrats, the bike is awesome, and I know you gonna look super cool on it!!
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Congratulations! Enjoy your new ride.

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Awesome, super Awesome!!

Everyday, I am finding out that life can get sweeter, and sweeter!!

That is indeed a sweet bike..

Not only that, 30 years ago, my son gave me a used Raleigh Competition. I am still riding, and by the biggest conincidence, he told me yesterday, that he got a line on a used Litespeed, and if he gets it, he is going to send it to me!! I won't beleive it until I see it. And I will post pics..

Congrats, the bike is awesome, and I know you gonna look super cool on it!!
You have any more sons? Maybe one or two who could use a new dad?
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