Litespeed Reviews and News


Litespeed Gravel titanium bike launched


Handmade in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the versatile new Litespeed Gravel is a titanium gravel bike that can run 700x45c cyclocross tires or 27.5×2.1 mountain bike tires.

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Interbike: Seven new gravel grinding road bikes


Tackle the road less traveled with these new off-road adventurers spotted at Interbike.

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Featured User Review: Litespeed M1 SRAM Road Bike


Featured User Review: Litespeed M1 SRAM Road Bike by jhusome Price: $1449 at Competitive Cyclist Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Favorite Ride: rural mountain roads… Summary: I received my new M1 about two weeks ago. It came from CC for 1449 delivered. Can’t beat the price. CC had the item […]

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American Bicycle Group Partners with Cephas Corp


New Korean distributor for Litespeed and Quintana Roo CHATTANOOGA, TN – American Bicycle Group (ABG) is pleased to announce , as of July 1st, 2011, Cephas Corp as its excluslive distributor of Litespeed and Quintan Roo products in Korea. Peter Hurley, CEO of ABG, states: “Cephas’ emphasis on technically driven sales with a focus on […]

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American Bicycle Group Continues Momentum for 2011


Pre-season Orders Leap by over 21% from 2010 CHATTANOOGA, TN – After a successful kick-off to 2011 at Interbike in September, pre-season orders for American Bicycle Group (ABG) brands Litespeed and Quintana Roo (QR) have increased a combined 21% over pre-season orders in 2010. The addition of new dealers, heightened visibility through extensive press coverage, […]

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Litespeed Announces Flagship Aero Carbon C1R


C1R Boasts Lighter Weight and 12% increase in head tube stiffness Ooltewah, Tennessee – Performance bicycle manufacturer Litespeed today announced the release of the 2011 Archon C1R, the flagship frameset in their acclaimed line of aerodynamic carbon bikes. Material upgrades to the peleton-grade 2011 C1R include 100 gram reduction in weight as well as a […]

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ABG Announces Hire of New Independent Sales Representative


Chattanooga, Tennessee – American Bicycle Group (ABG) today announced the hire of David Mootz as an Independent Sales Representative for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana for the Quintana Roo, Litespeed and Merlin brands. Effective immediately, Mootz will be responsible for all sales to independent bicycle dealers in these states. “We are excited to be growing […]

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Litespeed Launches New Lower Price Titanium Road Frame


Ooltewah, Tennessee – Litespeed Titanium, a boutique brand long known for its cutting edge frame technologies, this week announced the release of an all-new entry-level titanium frame called the Xicon (pronounced Zicon). “Offering a full titanium, hand-built frameset with the Litespeed name on it, at a retail price point of $1599 – is just unheard […]

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Litespeed Offers Rebate


In response to a tightening economy, the makers of specialty bicycle line Litespeed are launching the bicycle industry’s first ever direct-to-consumer rebate program. Specialty hangtags are being distributed this week to all Litespeed dealers to launch and promote the campaign, in which parent company American Bicycle Group (ABG) will send a rebate check for up […]

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