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Forum: Southeast Regional Rides and Events 05-17-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By SpeedofLite
I'll be there for the 5th year in a row since...

I'll be there for the 5th year in a row since discovering the wonderful roads in your area and the top-notch organization and production of this event.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-08-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,348
Posted By SpeedofLite
Thanks for the photos. The kid in the...

Thanks for the photos. The kid in the neighborhood who always got the cool toys at Christmas had a purple Schwinn Sting-Ray around 1964 when I was 8yo. It was the first time most of the rest of us...
Forum: Southwest 04-08-16, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By SpeedofLite
Much thanks again for the information. Yes, I...

Much thanks again for the information. Yes, I have my eye on Henderson too.
Forum: Southwest 04-07-16, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By SpeedofLite
Oops, I meant to write EAST of Alexander St on...

Oops, I meant to write EAST of Alexander St on the 80 mile route (versus the 60 mile route). I'm probably good for 60 miles of hilly roads, but 80 might be out of reach for me if the extra 20 east...
Forum: Southwest 04-04-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By SpeedofLite
Hey Spidey, Coming from Michigan to ride...

Hey Spidey,

Coming from Michigan to ride this event and to scout the Summerlin area for as a potential post-retirement home. What can you tell me about about the 80 mile course profile west of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-04-16, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,854
Posted By SpeedofLite
I have every Bicycling issue published in the...

I have every Bicycling issue published in the 80s. I can probably help you depending on what you need. What is your request specifically?
Forum: Southwest 02-19-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By SpeedofLite
Thanks for the quick and detailed reply, DX. ...

Thanks for the quick and detailed reply, DX. Much appreciated.
Forum: Southwest 02-18-16, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By SpeedofLite
Cycling in Las Vegas in Late Feb -- Best GPS Maps and Time of Day to Ride?

Hey all,

I'm heading to Vegas to do some road riding in the Henderson and Lake Mead areas in 10 days as a pre-retirement scouting trip. I couldn't find answers to the questions below in past BF...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-16-16, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By SpeedofLite
For perspective, I'm a 60yo Michigan flat-lander...

For perspective, I'm a 60yo Michigan flat-lander who rides around 2000 miles a year April to Oct. I've ridden the Red Rocks loop a couple of times in Feb or March when in Vegas on vacation. I don't...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-11-14, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By SpeedofLite
Campagnolo Racing T Crank Numbers (raised numerals on inner face)

Purchased a late 90s Litespeed Appalachian equipped with a Campy triple crankset ("Racing T"; 170mm). There are raised numerals on the inner face of both cranks -- 054 on the left crank and 064 on...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-20-14, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By SpeedofLite
Thanks for the info and cool videos!

Thanks for the info and cool videos!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-20-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By SpeedofLite
Nice looking build. I'll bet it's a great...

Nice looking build. I'll bet it's a great go-anywhere/anytime bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-20-14, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By SpeedofLite
Thanks Tom. What criteria are you using? I...

Thanks Tom. What criteria are you using? I don't know anything about the brand.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-19-14, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By SpeedofLite
Thanks for sharing that information, Chuckk! ...

Thanks for sharing that information, Chuckk! Much appreciated!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-18-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By SpeedofLite
Novara Bicycles -- Started by Sue Novara Reber?

Does anyone know if the Novara brand of bicycles and accessories has any relationship, past or present, to Sue Novara Reber? Sue was one of the US top female track cyclists in the late 70s and 80s if...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-18-14, 05:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 849
Posted By SpeedofLite
Novara Bicycles -- Relationship to Sue Novara Reber?

Does anyone know if the Novara brand of bicycles and accessories has any relationship, past or present, to Sue Novara Reber? Sue was one of the US top female track cyclists in the late 70s and 80s...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-28-13, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By SpeedofLite
Yes, thanks, I'm ahead of you there. I did buy...

Yes, thanks, I'm ahead of you there. I did buy the correct year decals from Litespeed. They don't do their own paint jobs apparently. They referred me to Darrin Wheeler at 2Wheeler Customs. He...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-28-13, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By SpeedofLite
stil Thanks for the idea of still writing...

stil

Thanks for the idea of still writing Spectrum. You're right, it can't hurt. The Classic is a nice bike and bright brushed is a cool finish. I'm leaning toward going the DIY route just to...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-27-13, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By SpeedofLite
Thanks for DIY advice! I'm thinking I might go...

Thanks for DIY advice! I'm thinking I might go that route.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-27-13, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By SpeedofLite
Thanks for the tip. Unfortunately, according to...

Thanks for the tip. Unfortunately, according to their website they only do full frame re-painting. Additionally, though it doesn't apply in my case, they don't do titanium frame repair on any...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-26-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By SpeedofLite
I think so. I didn't look very long and could...

I think so. I didn't look very long and could find the Dark Metallic Blue (PPG Ferrari Tour De France) offered on-line, but I don't think its guaranteed to be a perfect match given that my bike is...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-26-13, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By SpeedofLite
Hmm, that's an interesting thought. Do they make...

Hmm, that's an interesting thought. Do they make figures out of titanium? If so, they probably don't take the kind of impact our bikes do. Still, those guys must really know how to do intricate...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-26-13, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By SpeedofLite
It sure looks like bare metal to me.

It sure looks like bare metal to me.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-26-13, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By SpeedofLite
Repairing Chips in a Painted 2000 Litespeed Tuscany Frame

My 2000 Litespeed Tuscany came from the factory painted Dark Metallic Blue (PPG Ferrari Tour De France). I've had steel, aluminum, carbon, and unpainted Ti road bikes and none have received as many...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-26-13, 09:08 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 20,356
Posted By SpeedofLite
I wanna join. What number am I? I have a...

I wanna join. What number am I? I have a number of late 90s - early 2000s Litespeeds that I ride or am working on (slowly).
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