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Criteria for Classic & Vintage

What is the criteria in terms of age and other factors for a bike to be considered Classic & Vintage? Would a 2004 Litespeed qualify?

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Originally Posted by WaveyGravey View Post
What is the criteria in terms of age and other factors for a bike to be considered Classic & Vintage? Would a 2004 Litespeed qualify?

Too new for me, but then, my bikes are probably too new for some others in C&V. There are forums where there are strict rules about what counts, but I like that C&V is a big tent. It's sort of like classic/antique cars.
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I just posted in another thread a pic of my 04ish easton ultra lite made in usa... any bike older than 15 years old is C&V is my hot take.
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What is a C&V and

Also Rules of thumb for older bikes

C&V is any decent bike the LBS will scoff at, really. We're not concourse judges and welcome just about everyone with open arms (with particular exception to those who ask what's C&V and what's not C&V ).


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Originally Posted by cudak888 View Post
C&V is any decent bike the LBS will scoff at, really.

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