Litespeed L3 Dura Ace Bike with Custom Wheels

$4,139.00

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When it comes to ticking off the miles and setting new personal records, it's hard to beat Litespeed's L3. Crafted from Litespeed's 30T carbon using the most advanced layups and tube shapes possible, this UCI approved frame has been tuned to excel wherever you ride. The L3 is an all-around racer engineered with Litespeed's industry-leading material and process technologies. World-class features include a massive BB386 bottom bracket shell for unmatched pedaling efficiency, a power-boosting asymmetric seat/down tube junction and a tapered head tube for outstanding cornering precision. Head for the peloton and race like the pros on the Litespeed L3 frame. Available in black.

Frame: L3 30 Ton carbon, asymmetrical multi shaped tubing, an oversized BB386 bottom bracket shell and tapered head tube. Internal cable routing, Di2 compatible, braze-on front derailleur mount, replaceable derailleur hanger and limited lifetime warranty. 950g.
Fork: Litespeed Carbon Aero-tapered
Headset: FSA Integrated
Seat Post: Easton EA50
Sizes: SM, MD, ML, LG, and XL.

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DT Stainless Spokes
Spoke weights (estimated wt. of 32 spokes at 295mm):
14 gauge silver................ 241 grams
14 gauge black................ 241 grams
14-15 gauge silver........... 211 grams
14-15 gauge black........... 211 grams
14-17 gauge Revolution.... 153 grams
15 gauge silver................ 196 grams
15-16 gauge silver........... 171 grams
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Nipple weights (estimated wt. of 32 nipples):
14 gauge brass................ 30.5 grams
14 gauge brass black........ 30.5 grams
14 gauge alloy silver......... 10 grams
14 gauge alloy colored....... 9.5 grams
14 gauge brass x-long....... 40 grams
15 gauge brass................ 32.5 grams
15 gauge alloy silver......... 11 grams
15 gauge alloy colored...... 10.5 grams
15 gauge brass x-long...... 40 grams
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Selecting a cross pattern for your wheels is critical in terms of ride quaility. Our shop personally recommends a 3 cross pattern for wheels, because of its overall strength and durability. 2 cross uses a shorter spoke which equates to less weight and increased lateral stability, but decreased durability.2 Cross is not recommended for riders 180+ LBS
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Colorado Cyclist alows you to customize your groupset by offering a great selection of tires. Either the Vittoria Diamonte Pro Tech II or the Vittoria Rubino Pro Slick II is included in the price of your groupset. Browse the drop-down menu for other great selections.

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DT Stainless Spokes
Spoke weights (estimated wt. of 32 spokes at 295mm):
14 gauge silver................ 241 grams
14 gauge black................ 241 grams
14-15 gauge silver........... 211 grams
14-15 gauge black........... 211 grams
14-17 gauge Revolution.... 153 grams
15 gauge silver................ 196 grams
15-16 gauge silver........... 171 grams
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Nipple weights (estimated wt. of 32 nipples):
14 gauge brass................ 30.5 grams
14 gauge brass black........ 30.5 grams
14 gauge alloy silver......... 10 grams
14 gauge alloy colored....... 9.5 grams
14 gauge brass x-long....... 40 grams
15 gauge brass................ 32.5 grams
15 gauge alloy silver......... 11 grams
15 gauge alloy colored...... 10.5 grams
15 gauge brass x-long...... 40 grams
Select Spoke Lacing Pattern
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Selecting a cross pattern for your wheels is critical in terms of ride quaility. Our shop personally recommends a 3 cross pattern for wheels, because of its overall strength and durability. 2 cross uses a shorter spoke which equates to less weight and increased lateral stability, but decreased durability.2 Cross is not recommended for riders 180+ LBS
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Please select the Vittoria Diamonte Pro Tech II or the Vittoria Rubino Pro Slick II from the drop-down menu. If you would prefer a different tire, choose any tire listed in the drop-down menu.
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Velox rim tape is the wheel builder's classic finishing touch, preventing your inner tube against punctures from the spoke holes. Each roll fits one wheel and features adhesive back and pre-cut valve hole. 17mm wide.
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Vredestein Race seamless buytl tube:

High quality seamless butyl tubes for the higher pressure Vredestein Tire.

Size: 700c x 18–25 with 50, 60 or 80mm Presta valve
Weight: 108 g.
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Take a Dura-Ace 10 -speed 7900 cassette, add 3 grams and what do you get? The Shimano Dura-Ace CS-9000 Cassette, with 11 speeds! This amazingly light weight was achieved by a few clever design features, including a carbon mid spider carrier and all cogs over 16T being made from titanium. Plus, now with 11 speeds, you get more usable gears in each cassette range.

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Weight: 243 g. (116 link)

How do you make a Dura Ace chain even lighter? Just make it even thinner, to fit in an 11-speed cassette. The symmetrical 11-speed Dura-Ace chain uses hollow pins for low weight, PTFE coating for smooth shifts and offers increased durability.
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For use with double crankset
Weight: 66 g.
Capacity: 15 tooth

With a revised actuation ratio in combination with the ST-9000 shifter and polymer-coated cables, the Shimano Dura-Ace FD-9000 front derailleur delivers both a shorter stroke at the lever and reduced effort. A redesigned pull arm offers more direct and easy shifting, with equal shifting effort across the range.

Features of Dura Ace Di2 9070 F/D
  • Integrated CPU monitors both front and rear shifting for precise and consistent derailleur alignment
  • Computer integration allows the front derailleur to track the chain eliminating the need for manual trim and also eliminates chain drop when shifting inward from the big ring.
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The Shimano 11-speed Dura-Ace rear derailleur has been redesigned for lighter operation with the help of new low-friction polymer-coated cables. Shifting effort is now more even across the range, with similar force required at both ends of the cassette.
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The Shimano Dura-Ace ST-9000 STI Shifters received the most significant advancements in the Dura Ace group, with the ergonomics and shifting performance showing big improvements. The lever blades have a reach adjustment of up to 10mm and feature a shape that greatly improves grip, when riding on the brake hoods. With smaller, sleeker hoods, the 11-speed compatible ST-9000 STI units deliver improved ergonomics for better rider comfort and control, with reduced lever stroke and lighter action. It now takes even less effort to shift, with the lever throw, or distance that the lever needs to move in order to shift now reduced by 30%. 365 g.
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You will notice the advanced braking power of the Shimano Dura-Ace BR-9000 brakes on the very first time that you squeeze the levers, with 10% more power than 7900 brakes. Long, fast descents demand confidence. Dura-Ace brakes deliver, with a symmetrical dual pivot design and twin bearings reducing pivot friction and improving efficiency and controllability. Along with new low-friction BC-9000 cables, Dura-Ace brakes give smooth, light operation with excellent modulation.
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With a unique four-arm spider and Hollowtech II construction putting strength just where it's needed, the Shimano Dura-Ace FC-9000 crankset sets new standards for stiffness and low weight. Not only has Shimano eliminated the fifth chainring bolt, but it uses this new bolt pattern to accommodate both compact and standard chainrings on the same crank. Additionally, Shimano's super-stiff Hollowglide chainrings are available from the factory in a wide variety of sizes, including 36 x 52. 11-speed compatible.
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FSA PF30 Bottom Bracket Bearings
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FSA BB386EVO 24 Reducer / AL Bottom Bracket Adapter
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This kit is priced using the Easton EA70 Bar, Easton's EA70 is as light as many carbon bars with the trusted reliability of aluminum. Compact reach and drop, with double grooves for brake and gear cable routing. Black. Material: Aluminum
Width: 38, 40, 42, 44 or 46cm (center to center)
Clamp: 31.8mm
Reach: 75mm
Drop: 130mm
Weight: 260 g. (44cm)

Please select the Easton EA70 Bar or if you would prefer a different Bar, Choose any Bar listed in the drop-down menu.
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This kit is priced using the Easton EA90 SL stem, with lightweight 3D forged aluminum allows Easton to shave excess material while retaining maximum strength. The Top Lock clamp design and DST faceplate distribute pressure safely across the handlebar's clamping surface, making the EA90 SL safe for carbon and aluminum bars. 31.8" bar. Please select the Easton EA90 SL stem (the first selections) from the drop-down menu.

Weight: 130 grams(100 mm)
Stem Material:Aluminium

Please select the Easton EA90 SL Stem or if you would prefer a different stem, choose any stem listed in the drop-down menu.
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Gel-filled foam provides excellent pressure relief and bar feel. Adhesive backed. Your best value in a high quality bar tape.
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This kit is priced using the Douglas Race Evolution Saddle Please select the Race Evolution (the first selection) from the drop-down menu.

Rail Material: Tubular Titanium
Weight: 248 g.

  • Race Evolution combines ergonomic comfort and pro-level performance
  • A recessed center channel is comfortable against soft tissues
  • Newtech foam delivers maximum cushioning
  • Shell is tuned for the perfect combination of flex and stiffness
  • Lightweight tubular titanium rails

Length: 282mm
Width: 136mm

Please select the Douglas Race Evolution Saddle or if you would prefer a different Saddle, choose any Saddle listed in the drop-down menu.

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Description

When it comes to ticking off the miles and setting new personal records, it's hard to beat Litespeed's L3. Crafted from Litespeed's 30T carbon using the most advanced layups and tube shapes possible, this UCI approved frame has been tuned to excel wherever you ride. The L3 is an all-around racer engineered with Litespeed's industry-leading material and process technologies. World-class features include a massive BB386 bottom bracket shell for unmatched pedaling efficiency, a power-boosting asymmetric seat/down tube junction and a tapered head tube for outstanding cornering precision. Head for the peloton and race like the pros on the Litespeed L3 frame. Available in black.

Frame: L3 30 Ton carbon, asymmetrical multi shaped tubing, an oversized BB386 bottom bracket shell and tapered head tube. Internal cable routing, Di2 compatible, braze-on front derailleur mount, replaceable derailleur hanger and limited lifetime warranty. 950g.
Fork: Litespeed Carbon Aero-tapered
Headset: FSA Integrated
Seat Post: Easton EA50
Sizes: SM, MD, ML, LG, and XL.

Model Number
litespeed-litaamuu-14c
Item Code
LITAAMUU-14C