Loading... Please wait...
  • (310) 862-5001 - Playa Vista (424) 744-8148 - Santa Monica

Litespeed: ku:wa SRAM XX1 - 2016

Litespeed

$5,600.00
Condition:
New
Quantity:

Need Some Advice?Speak to one of our gearheads

Product Description

Litespeed: ku:wa SRAM XX1 - 2016 

This item qualifies for FREE SHIPPING

The ku:wa is an incredibly versatile frame, ready to tackle anything from urban riding to the most demanding singletrack. Design: On point. Trails: En garde.

With performance-inspired geometry that’s identical to the ah:wi, the Litespeed ku:wa delivers Litespeed titanium craftsmanship for riders of all breeds.

The 3Al/2.5V size-specific tubeset ensures that each frame has the same finely tuned, highly desirable ride characteristics. The oversized 44mm headtube helps with precision steering and handling. And the tubes are subtly shaped, adding strength where it’s needed -- and compliance where it’s most wanted.


But what really sets the ku:wa apart is its chameleon nature: It can easily be built up as a conventional cross-country machine, a singlespeed, an urban MTB or an adventure bike. Not only does the PF30 BB help stiffen the drivetrain, it accepts an eccentric bottom bracket -- the key to Litespeed's Multi Wheel Compatible design. The frame is optimized for 27.5” (650b) wheels, but is easily switched to 26” wheels with a few turns of a wrench.

ku:wa is the Cherokee word for Mulberry. Mulberry Gap is a popular MTB getaway in the North Georgia mountains, the ku:wa's natural habitat.

 

FEATURES

  • ku:wa (koo-wa) is the Cherokee work for Mulberry. One of the popular mtb getaways is Mulberry Gap in Georgia.

  • 10% weight reduction from Pisgah

  • PF30 bottom bracket means a wider range of compatibility with virtually unlimited crank options

  • Cold-worked 3Al/2.5V titanium, variable tapered top-tube

  • 44mm oversized head tube

  • Flat Mount Disc Brake Specific frame design

  • Optimized for 100-120mm forks

  • 135x10 mm quick release rear axle

  • Downtube cable routing option for side swing front derailleur

  • Handmade in the USA

  • Multi Wheel Compatible; optimized for 27.5" (650b) wheels & compatible with 26"

     

 

kuwa-sram-x11.png

 

GEOMETRY AND TECHNICAL SPECS


Components
XSSM
Head Tube Angle 69.5 69.5 69.5 69.5  
Seat Tube Angle 73.0 73.0 73.0 73.0  
BB Drop (CM) 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5  
Front Center (CM) 23.7 24.5 26.0 27.6  
Fork Rake (CM) 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5  
Stack 22.6 22.6 23.0 24.0  
Reach 13.9 14.6 16.0 17.2  
Wheel Size 26/27.5 26/27.5 26/27.5 26/27.5  
Top Tube Length (inch) 20.8 21.5 23.0 24.5  
Head Tube Length (inch) 4.5 4.5 5.0 6.0  
Seat Tube Length (inch) 13.5 15.0 17.0 19.0  
Chain Stay Length (inch) 16.75 16.75 16.75 16.75  
Wheel Base (inch) 40.45 41.2 42.7 44.3  
Standover Height (inch) 28.5 29.7 31.2 33.1

 *components specifications subject to change

 

Special Promotions: 

Bike Attack Litespeed Promo: Use code RIDE for 10% off your purchase at checkout. 

 

Product Reviews

Write Review

This product hasn't received any reviews yet. Be the first to review this product!

Find Similar Products by Category

Shipping & Returns

To edit this page simply login to the control panel, click the Website Content tab and choose the View Web Pages option. Click Edit next to the Shipping & Returns page and you can change this text. A sample returns policy is shown below which you can edit as needed.

Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the "Complete Orders" link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

Shipping

We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.

Questions & Phone Orders

Questions & Phone Orders

Playa Vista: (310) 862-5001
Santa Monica: (424) 744-8148

Shop with Confidence

Shop with Confidence

Authorize.net Secured

Walk-ins Welcomed

Store Hours

Mo-Fri: 10am-7pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-6pm

Bianchi
GT Bicycles
Intense
Intense
KHS
Linus
Surly
Marin
Biria

Back to Top