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Old 04-14-19, 06:36 AM
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Kars
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Originally Posted by Nessism View Post
Unless there is something wrong with the frame I'd say you got a killer deal. The Ultimate was Litespeed's top of the line frame at that time and it's made from cold worked 6/4V tubing (I think). The Kestral fork was stout, maybe too stout for some. It's very robust. Thompson seat post is top shelf, but that stem is junk.

What are you going to do with the bike? Convert to road riding? That would make a good crit bike after adding some STI shifters.
thanks. first I have a ton of cleaning to do . This was the dirtiest bike I ever purchased. You cannot see that so much in the pictures. I cannot wait to get rid of those handlebars. I want to convert it back to road bike handlbar for sure. I would like to put on period corect dura ace stem/ handlebar if possible and if not too much $That way it would match the other components. I believe the original groupset was dura ace but have not found a lot of info on that.I read it was available in several different groupets such as ultegra , campy , dura ace etc. But not sure. I hope I can get the bottom bracket out and replace
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