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Readers’ Rigs: Litespeed Team Issue 2000

We've had a few nice Litespeed bikes featured here in Readers' Rigs over the years but today's reader John takes the prize as the oldest Litespeed rig featured being a 'Team Issue' bike from back in 2000 that he's lovingly cared for and ridden for the last 20 plus years.

Readers’ Rigs: Robert’s Home Trainer Bike

This week's 'Readers' Rig' is a little bit different. Writer and poet, Robert Lee Kendrick's Specialized doesn't leave the house these days, but it still see's a lot of action on the home trainer. Robert's bike is maybe old, but has been armed with a Powertap hub and is a home trainer beater.

Readers’ Rigs: Cyfac Absolu V3

Today's readers' Rig is Adnan Kadir's pride and joy, and you can see why. A fine piece of carbon frame work by French manufacturer, Cyfac, draped with Campagnolo Record 12 speed components, with extras by Time, Selle Italia, Zipp, Schwalbe and Verve. This bike doesn't just ride around at home in Portland, but is well traveled, taking in Californian, European and Asian roads.

Readers’ Rigs: Litespeed T1SL

I don't think today's reader Mitch could disagree with me describing him as somewhat of a Litespeed tragic as his past stable of bikes have included a number of Litespeed steeds. After a chance meeting with the firm's Head Designer and Engineer at the Richmond Worlds there was only one way that this story was ever going to end - another Litespeed!

Readers’ Rigs: Specialized E5 Smartweld

It's a few years since his last appearance in Readers' Rigs, but PEZ fan Joey from San Fransisco has another very different rig - a very smartly presented black Specialized E5 Smartweld. Quite a difference from his loud and proud pink ride previously featured on PEZ.

Readers’ Rigs: Eddy Merckx EMX-3

This submission is a very sharp looking Eddy Merckx EMX-3 that's a bike with Belgian origins but an Italian heart and is owned by an Asian from Mexico - it doesn't get much more international than that. A fine mix of traditional Campagnolo and modern design KCNC, topped off with a stunning paint job.

Readers’ Rigs: Cannondale SuperSix Evo

Cannondale's SuperSix Evo has been a popular bike all over the world and today we have one reader who is certainly in love with the model - and the brand having a couple of Cannondales in his collection in South Africa. The SuperSix Evo featured today is light, stiff and looks damned fine - what else could you want as reader Raymond explains....