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Litespeed ultimate or vortex @ a deal(3 posts)

Litespeed ultimate or vortex @ a dealwouter van tiel
Jul 28, 2001 1:26 PM
There is a screaming deal on a vortex and an ultimate right now at Colorado cyclist.

My problem is whether to go for the vortex or the ultimate? Which one should I choose and what are their respective handling characteristics?

re: Litespeed ultimate or vortex @ a dealTC
Jul 28, 2001 3:13 PM
The Vortex is more of a lighter, climbing, all in the day ride. The Ultimate has shorter chainstays and is more of a crit, and sprint bike,stiffer ride. Not as comfortable as the Vortex, but could still ride on longer rides. In a nutshell that's the more noticeable differences.

Thoughts on the Vortex vs. Palmares???Lizzzardme
Aug 4, 2001 6:58 PM
Hello. I'd love to get opinions on whether or not the palmares is worth the upgrade from the vortex. Strengths and weaknesses would be great to know. Thanks! -Kelly