The super-versatile Litespeed T5 Gravel Titanium Flat Mount Disc Frame and Fork provides a solid foundation on which to build a peerless, go-anywhere adventure bike. It features trusted T5 build-quality with additional clearance to accommodate up to 40+ mm tires and plenty of gravel turnover. Thru-axle dropouts make this frame compatible with 12 x 100 mm front hubs and 12 x 142 mm rear hubs. A tall, oversize 44 mm headtube and longer chainstays make it comfortable for riding long distances. USA-made in Litespeed's Chattanooga factory with size-specific 3Al/2.5V titanium. PF30 BB. Di2 compatible. For use with flat-mount disc brake calipers.
Sizing details and geometry are available on the Litespeed website.
Headset not included, but a compatible Cane Creek headset is available here.
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Versatile, do-it-all frame that's nigh indestructible.
This was to be my winter bike to allow larger, more robust tires and take the salt grime of Chicago streets and bike paths. Plus, I have always wanted a Titanium frame. I have only routed 35mm tires (easily) though LiteSpeed docs say 40mm is possible.
It is a cleverly designed frame that has removable cable shift cable mounts on the head tube. I removed them as I would be running Di2 and I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to route internal e-tube wires.
The bonus is the amount of additional riding now made available to me in the form of these gravel adventures (yay!). I plan on taking this out to Colorado as their gravel scene has been maturing for a while now.
Of course, no I am mounting all sorts of Ti components to round out the build...the gift the keeps on giving (and taking). )
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