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PostPosted: Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:42 am 
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They are looking into it as we speak (I contacted them through Facebook). The dropouts are the same and the seat stay brigde as well.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 24, 2014 5:39 pm 
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On the purely aesthetic side, looks like a nicely balanced frame to me. What's the wheelbase? The position of the bracket between the wheels is like 'the golden section', if anyone is familiar with that? I guess this is perfect geometry for someone. If it's a design to cope with 'Paris-Roubaix' and such, it may have been designed to be used in conjunction with some prototype suspension-handlebar stem which took up a lot of vertical space but not much horizontal space? Just a thought...


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:26 pm 
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i'd be surprised if this wasn't made in Belgium, according to this piece Litespeed only made stock sizes, specials and made to order's were built in Meise. Does it have a Merckx serial number?
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:28 am 
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I wasn't aware Merckx did their own titanium welding. Nice find!


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