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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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    Lucky so and so.

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

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    Good for you!

    I really like the 1996 Litespeed Classic I picked up earlier this year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by trek330 View Post
    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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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by t4mv View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by trek330 View Post
    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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    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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    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.

    Pat

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    Quote Originally Posted by cehowardGS View Post
    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?
    Who is John Galt?

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