My previous favorite ride was a hardtail Litespeed Owl Hollow that was an incredible ride in itself. I was having trouble setting up the suspension even after I downloaded the manual for the RP3 shock. Could not get enough of this (Klein) bike until I could not upgrade the 1" headset and shocks. 29er Full Suspension Boost Carbon Mountain Bike Frame Mtb with Shock Absorbers ... LITESPEED NIOTA DOWNHILL BIKE FRAME. Status. I couldn't be that unlucky? The 2nd was a Tomac 98 Pro which broke at the shock mount, metal fatigue would be the best explenation. $4,000.00 0 bids + $100.00 shipping . Please enter a ‘from’ amount or a ‘to’ amount. It is very, very fast, but does not have the actual travel necessary to bomb downhill with the current shock. sure. Litespeed Firenze 20 speed titanium road bike. Tweet. nearly bottomed it out, so my bud James Hooked my up the next night and we set up the rear shock.......rode even better although even we set it up for a lighter rider (170 lbs, but I am 180 lbs, maybe a difference, maybe not, you decide) thought about a different fork, but james recommended just getting a stiffer spring for the fork ("cheaper that's why, you don't have to spend all that money"..... basically, he said try new spring, then later get a new fork if you wish)so I took it to Sun & Spokes to see about new spring....Mike adjusted the rebound......still a little plush, but will continue to ride it too see if I still want to go firmer.....not sure how it will affect the ride.....so that is why I say it should have been spec'ed with a Float instead. Litespeed claims this bike is "all-mountain", but it is a long travel XC bike. The 2004 XT componets are top notch. Litespeed Niota Ti (XT) 2006. That is why I will give this bike 5 chilis overall. My only complaint, is that my heels were hitting the chain stays, and i rubbed the clear coat off on both sides, if i payed attention to what i was doing there was no contact, but when i stopped thinking about it, i rubbed. Dial in the suspension and enjoy the ride.I must Thank James from Arizona Bike Experts and Mike the Owner of Arizona Bike Experts for such a Killer Deal!!! Trek 8000 SL Super Light Vintage Mountain Bike Hand Made In USA:Giant Cannondale. I told him i read the manual and set the shock up with the proper sag but ramps fast. no. This bike is the best yet, and I have ridden numerous high end mountain bikes, however, I am partial to the quality of Litespeed. Commencal (7) Cube (9) GT (1) Kona (2) NS Bikes (7) Nukeproof (33) Vitus (23) See less See more. Litespeed’s biggest full-suspension rig features a four-bar UpLink suspension design, anchored by a reliable and fully-adjustable Fox Float DPS Evol shock. Due to the frame materials and other factors, we estimate that this bike weighs around 35 pounds. A range of full suspension mountain Bikes from Leisure Lakes Bikes Therefore, the construction of this kind of frame is unique. Titanium. I easily put 500-1000 miles on this bike in the short time I had it. First I had a Tomac 98 which I broke at the bottom bracket, weld cracked. In Stock Only (26) See less See more. The shock requires much less pressure than normal. Thanks James, you rock dude!!!!! Subscribe. The bike rides great. The Niota climbs just as well and has the extreme benefit of smoothing out the trail and allowing me to ride longer. But the tires climb great, can go low psi (had them down to 20 lbs on Cooper loop in Sierra Vista, AZ and no pinches or losing the bead, but was more comfortable with 30 psi on Kentucky Camp in Soniota, AZ). Mouse over to Zoom-Click to enlarge. will see how long they hold up to my abuse, and I will let you know. Du suchst ein Fahrrad, dann bist du hier genau richtig! Litespeed Niota Ti XT disc XC Full Suspension ... Get the latest mountain bike reviews, news, race results, and much more by signing up for the MTBR Newsletter. very light frame. © Copyright 2020 VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved. The suspension felt more dialed in on the Kentucky camp ride than the Cooper loop due to the fact that my bud helped me with the set up! Great Bike. Back to home page Return to top. The FOX shocks ride so much better than anything Rock Shox makes. If your really wealthy.... then go for the Niota Ti with XTR and you will have a bike that suits every purpose except extreme downhill. the fork is by far the trickest thing i have ever ridden on, the lockout works great, and the overall feel is very "moto" the back end with its CLR (constant leverage ratio) never felt overly active, I never sensed any bob, I just have to remember to ride in a slightly higher gear, to smooth out the rebound (or adjust the shock!) The Niota is AWESOME!!!!! It takes a bit of tinkering with both the front and rear suspension to find the sweet spot- the Fox shocks are infinitely tunable- but once you do, the bike can take you over just about anything. Takes a while to truly dial in the suspension. Start your next adventure with a Litespeed titanium bike. There are rigid bikes, these mountain bikes have no suspension and are favored by 24hr racers. Looking for the latest version of this bike? Brand: Litespeed Category: MTB Frames: Hard-Tails . The Litespeed Niota is a mountain bike with an aluminum and titatium Fox / AN6 frame. A full suspension mountain bike adds a rear shock to the equation. Do you own this bike? Size Guide . 49 watching. Litespeed Niota in MN ; 2001 19.5 pisgah recent build. Saw a nice Litespeed Niota at a reasonable price with decent components: full XT (brakes, der, crank, levers) w/disc, fox vanilla fork/shock, crossmax wheels, etc. The trails are your solace. This Bike is freaking awesome....everyone is crying 4 bar linkage.......Litespeed has NAILED IT with this pivot!!!!!! Designed for MTBRs who want to custom build a full suspension 29er and only want the best. The frame comes in colors like gray, black and yellow. With a new re-designed rear triangle I will be happily ripping the trails again. Dakine Dropout Jersey| (was $ 45.00 ) $ 23.99 . To Close this out, if you are a medium weighted rider (140 lbs to 190lbs) this should be a great XC bike with lots of suspension to keep you from bottoming out on bigger than normal XC stuff. I can put in on 4 inches of rear travel and full propedal for XC races/rides, or 5 inches of plushness for the epic/tech rides. Get the best deals on Litespeed Titanium Frame Bikes when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Help identifying this frame; A2Z or Litespeed Disc Brake Adapter ??? I got a full refund which cheered me up but I smell a rat because they offered it I didn't ask for the refund. Did not have any problems with this bike except for the Kenda rear tire formed blister types things. great technical bike. Black gloss is makes it look lean and sleek. The guy told me how to setup the wrong shock on the wrong bike (brain shock). have been going full bomb downhill with alot of baby heads sticking out and they are taking the hits and riding over them!! "THE POOR RATING IS FOR SERVICE ONLY", Beautiful finish, attention to detail, innovative design, high quality. I bought this frame as a replacement for my Heckler. lol, but that same weekend took it to Cooper loop. Litespeed Niota Al 2006. No internal memo or training on the setup of this bike. Smooths out rock gardens and rooty sections- which PA trails have plenty of- with ease.The bike climbs beautifully. KMC gold chain Giro Montaro MIPS| (was $ 149.99 ) $ 129.99 . The small pivots at the top of the swigarm arm just screws in brass bushes and they always came loose. This bike is great for endurance rides/races. Derailleur Hanger for MTN/2016 T3&T5. Maybe it’s a weekend rip with friends on our full-suspension Nolichucky. It was first released in 2004 and again in 2005. On the Litespeed Niota AL I am a little baffled, this frame was a beauty, plush but reactive, predictable and fun to ride, I would say out of the five or so bikes that I own or have ridden the Litespeed rates at the top of the list, I would compare it to the Santa Cruz Blur for quality and performace, and beats the dickens out of my Trek Fuel 90. Great bike but see below. Description: Technical Information | Performance Classification All-Mountain | Frameset tech G.E.T. or Best Offer. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. American Bicycle Group (ABG) customer service is horrible. There are also 2 other styles of mountain bike. If you want a great suspension bicycle, then I think this is the best bike going for the money. One of the better frames I have ridden, just want her back so I can really put it to the test. I liked the Ellsworth a lot, however the front and rear suspension did not feel well balanced/mated to me. With the propedal turned up (there's 3 settings) and some more pressure, it climbs even better- in or out of the saddle- but I like the cushiness on the descents. Light, Responsive, too many to count. Aluminum Rear Derailleur Hanger $ 35.00 USD. The XT shifts crisply and no enduced suspension ghost shifts like when I test rode the Trek Fuel 100. Setup: Full Suspension. Precision handmade in the United States. Fast, Light, Very Stiff, Balanced Geometry. ORBEA … Would it be worth less efficent climbing? I was going with a Jamis XLT or a Specialied Enduro, but for the Group on this bike (XT, Disks with Mavic Crossmax XL's), and the weight (about 5 lbs less than the Specialized Enduro, and about 6-7 lbs less than the Jamis XLT) the Litespeed Niota was too good to pass up...again, Thanks James, for making this review by me possible. I'm 80kg Excellent bike. Litespeed titanium road bike 56cm (Black Friday Discount) $900.00. it felt PLUSH!!! Add to Cart. 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