Litespeed Bicycles Tube Shape

Shaping Technology in Titanium for Performance Gains

When it comes to making titanium bikes, round is... boring. Why are wildly-shaped tubesets a defining performance signature of any Litespeed? (And why is it a fature that makes a Litespeed look better than any round-tubed bike out there?) Learn about Litespeed tubeset shaping: the extra effort we go to in making the finest titanium bikes in the world.
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Litespeed Bicycles

Litespeed at BWR Asheville: The Redux

With fog, mist, sun, and rain—mixed with plenty of rutted dirt fireroads and some smooth pavement, Belgian Waffle Ride Asheville was a true "Four Seasons in a Day" gravel event. We were there to catch all the action as many Litespeed owners took on one of the toughest new courses out there. Check out the images, and read the story...
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Campagnolo Ekar + Litespeed Ti Gravel = Performance Perfection

Campagnolo Ekar + Litespeed Ti Gravel = Performance Perfection

Gravel riders: you've decided to get your taste for dirt aboard a Litespeed—congrats! So the next question is: what's the deal with Campagnolo's Ekar group, and what makes it so...well, bellissimo? We explain not only how Campy Ekar is one of the most in-demand groupsets in gravel, but that you can be rolling on your own Ekar-equipped Litespeed in just weeks. Yep-weeks. Read our Ekar primer.
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Litespeed Bicycles Steve Hegg

Golden Boy: Litespeed's 35th Anniversary Chat with Steve Hegg

At stage races, criteriums and velodromes across America In the mid 1990s, Steve Hegg's name was synonymous with victory. A member of the vaunted Chevrolet-L.A. Sherriff team, nobody made gold and green go as fast as Steve. We catch up with Steve to regale the glory days of the domestic road racing circuit.
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Litespeed Bicycles Tour de France Robbie McEwen

Litespeed in Paris: Robbie McEwen's Green Dream at the 2002 Tour de France

As we celebrate this final week of the Tour de France, we look back on the 2002 edition, when Lotto-Adecco (and then Litespeed rider) Robbie McEwen battled German powerhouse Erik Zabel for the coveted green jersey, with the jersey on the line on the final day in Paris as he piloted his Litespeed Vortex toward the finish. How did it fare? Read our story on that iconic (and nail-biting) Tour finale!
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Legends in Ti: Geoff Kabush's Halcyon XC Days on Litespeed

Legends in Ti: Geoff Kabush's Halcyon XC Days on Litespeed

In the mid 2000s, mutton chops were in fashion, and nobody made them look as sharp at the front of a cross country race as Geoff Kabush. As we continue our 35th Anniversary celebration, we caught up with the Canadian powerhouse, who put his Litespeed hardtail on the world cup podium and Beijing Olympics start line with speed and style. 
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Celebrating 35 Years of Excellence: The Litespeed Story

Celebrating 35 Years of Excellence: The Litespeed Story

As we celebrate our 35th Anniversary, we look back on where Litespeed came from and how we've evolved—decade after decade—to deliver the most technologically-advanced titanium bikes to you. And for all that change there's always been one constant in our DNA: titanium, handcrafted to perfection in a way no other has been able to match.
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Litespeed Bearing Bike Works Tour 2021

Bearing Bike Works: Making a Difference with Two Wheels

Bikes are the answer—always. That's what Becky O'Mara learned when she turned a few repaired bikes into a bike repair education program called Bearing Bike Works, benefitting kids in Atlanta. As we celebrate Juneteenth, we chat with Becky about how helping inner city kids find focus, responsibility and purpose in bikes isn't necessarily about race; it's simply about the kids.
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Battered, but Unbowed:  Matt Curbeau's Unbound

Battered, but Unbowed: Matt Curbeau's Unbound

Even when the race goes sideways, some can roll away with a smile. Such is the case for Litespeed gravel racer Matt Curbeau. His 2021 Unbound 200 didn't stack up as he hoped, but he came away from the Flint Hills battered, but unbowed.
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Litespeed Austin's Ride

Florida, Man! Austin Sullivan's 373-mile Bikepacking test with the new Pinhoti III

Dodging gators, swamps, late-night partiers and nearly 400 miles of sand and singletrack, Litespeed builder Austin Sullivan puts the new Pinhoti III to the ultimate test in Florida. Read about his wild "Florida Man" escapades!
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Litespeed Engineer Brad DeVaney

Leading by Design: Get to Know Litespeed Engineer Brad DeVaney

Few bike designers can say they've raced as a BMX factory team rider, designed bikes for cross country world champs RAAM champions, and an guy named Lance, and ridden the unforgiving roads of Emporia at Unbound. For decades, Litespeed engineer Brad DeVaney has relied on progressive design and good 'ol saddle time to influence the signature ride experienced in Litespeed titanium bikes, for several decades. Read along about the man behind Litespeed's industry-leading designs: Brad DeVaney.
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Michael's custom Watia build

Light Makes Right! Michael's Bespoke Litespeed Watia Build

To say that Michael Eichinger of Austria loves gravel is an understatement. Having ridden three different gravel models in Litespeed's range, he wanted to finally build and ride our newest gravel model, the Watia.
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Road, Gravel, Cherohala, & City

Frame Size
Rider Height (in)
Rider Height (cm)
XS
4'10” – 5’2”
147 - 157
S
5’2" – 5’6”
157 - 165
M
5’6"– 5’9”
165 - 175
ML
5’8” – 5’11”
173 - 180
L
5'-10” – 6’2”
178 - 188
XL
6’2" – 6'4"
188 - 198

Pinhoti III, Nolichucky & Unicoi

Frame Size
Rider Height (in)
Rider Height (cm)
XS
5'0" - 5'4"
152 - 165
S
5'3" - 5'7"
162 - 174
M
5'7" - 5'11"
174 - 180
L
5'11" - 6'3"
180 - 192
XL
6'2"- 6'5"
189 - 198


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