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...
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
What does it take to make it to the top in the bike industry? It all starts with tube changes. Lots of tube changes. Read about how Chris Brown went from shop rat to (almost) pro racer, to manning the helm at the biggest titanium bike maker in the world.