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Litespeed Unicoi 20" Titanium Mountain Bike - $1,200 (Chicago)

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bicycle type: mountain
frame size: 20"
wheel size: 26 in
bicycle frame material: titanium
brake type: v-brakes
handlebar type: riser
electric assist: none
condition: good
make / manufacturer: Litespeed
model name / number: Unicoi
20" Litespeed Unicoi Softail Titanium Mountain Bike in great condition. Litespeed Unicoi was a top level soft-tail with a pivotless rear "suspension" of one inch, and was a direct competitor to the Moots YBB (whY Be Beat). This legendary not quite hardtail / not quite full squish was built with an all around solid build with no corners cut. Shimano/Sram 24 speed drivetrain with Shimano XTR crankset, Chris King headset, Rolf Propel wheels, carbon fiber seatpost, and RockShox Tora fork! Ride it, collect it, show it. It weighs a little 23.5 pounds! It's ready to ride. It's a solid option when you are undecided between a hardtail and a full suspension, or you like hardtails and want just a bit easier time keeping traction while pedaling over rough ground. It also makes a great gravel or all-road conversion with Rene Herse Rat Trap Pass tires! The 1" of non-active travel does not bob in the slightest. It is isolated from pedaling almost completely and only adds a couple hundred grams over a hardtail. Moots explains their extremely similar YBB system, “The goal is that the YBB takes the edge off the impact, separating the vibrations/impacts from the rider’s rear end and what the rear wheel faces along the trail.” The chainstays flex, the YBB compresses & rebounds, and the tire stays planted on the track. $1200 for the bike.

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