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Old 11-14-12, 02:27 PM   #1
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is the Lapierre "Titanium Edition" MTB frame actually titanium?

A friend is considering the purchase of a Lapierre mountain bike, a no longer current "Titanium Edition" model from a few years ago.

Has anyone had one or have any experience with one and would know if the frame is actually titanium material or just titanium colored alumium?

I ask because the asking price is relatively cheap for a titanium frame, but a bit expensive for aluminum.

Thanks for any insights available.

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Old 11-14-12, 04:44 PM   #2
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Every indication I got was that it's triple-butted chromoly.
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