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 Post subject: My first titanium bike.
PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 12:36 am 
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Hello,

After a steel, carbon and aluminium bike i had to comlpete my collection with a titanium bike. I bought a Litespeed Vortex frame from 2000 and together with my dad build the bike. It is not a weight weenie but man does it ride great! (Sorry for the crappy pictures i used my phone.)

Here is the list

Frame: Litespeed Vortex 2000
Fork: THM Stiletto
Group: Limited Campagnolo titanium recor 10v (red numbers)
Brakes: Campagnolo record skeloton
Cranks: Campagnolo record compact
Handlebar: Syntace Racelite2 Carbon
Stem: Tune Geiles teil 2013
Top cap: Carbon-Ti
Wheels: H Plus son Archetype rims with record hubs and Sapim super spokes made by Bikexperto
Saddle: Selle San Marco Zoncolan
Bar tape: Brooks
Bottle cage: King titanium
Pedals: Look Keo Sprint
Cables: Campagnolo

It rides amazingly comfortable and it will be a great touring bike. In september i will go to the south off france for holida and some riding trough the mountains and i will do this on this bike. I can't wait!

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Thanks!

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Colnago Master Olympic 1996
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:02 am 
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What a classy job you and your Dad have done!!!! :thumbup: :thumbup:

That is SUPERNICE :shock: :beerchug:


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:03 am 
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Thanks! We are very proud of it!

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 5:10 am 
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Great frame!
But... have a look at that front skewer before you head out on your ride...

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:02 am 
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:thumbup: Well done and I see you already added your fine bicycle to the show me your ti bike thread.

Nothing except titanium rides like titanium.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:41 am 
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Excellent! And a great choice for groupset, always drooled over that one...


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 3:35 pm 
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You beauty !!(;
Id love one of thise vertex frame's dont the have the 6a-2.5v downtube, meant to be stiffer ?


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2013 6:53 pm 
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Fantastic! love the groupo choise!

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 16, 2013 7:24 pm 
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Excellent! I appreciate your stylistic choices.

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