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Quintana Roo TiPhoon 2003 time trial frame

American Bicycle Group became the parent firm for several well-known brands, most notably Litespeed, but also Quintana Roo and Merlin. Some cross-branding of products occurred, and the TiPhoon is one such example. The TiPhoon is simply a Litespeed Blade with different decals.

The Litespeed Blade (read, Quintana Roo TiPhoon) is Litespeed’s high end titanium time-trial frame, featuring aerodynamic tube shapes and extensive use of 6/4 titanium. The images below show the frame design from 2003.

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  • Statement: “The TiPhoon is simply a Litespeed Blade with different decals. The Litespeed Blade (read, Quintana Roo TiPhoon) is Litespeed’s high end titanium time-trial” is complete BS. Blade and Ti-Phoon are absolutely different frames with absolutely different geometries. E.g., the massive down tube of Blade has huge more aero down tube, taller head tube (1-2 inches taller vs Ti-Phoon, curved seat stays (vs Ti-Phoon’s straight), steeper seat tube ~78 degrees (vs. 76.5), etc….

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