Lightning P-38

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Lightning P-38


The classic P-38 is Lightning's flagship bicycle. Over 20 years old, and still going strong, the P-38 is a great all-around bike. Touring, racing, or even commuting; the P-38 does it all with aplomb.

Ask about the various available options, such as the fairing, suspended fork, or the Voyager suitcase modification for easy travel.


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Base Specifications
Frame Nickel Silver brazed Multigauge CrMo, 7005 Aluminum B-B Extension
Fork Brazed 4130, Custom True Temper Taperlite Blades
Rear Suspension
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore
Front Derailleur Shimano 105
Shift Levers Shimano Dura Ace Bar end Shifters
Crankset Shimano 105 Hollowtech 30×39×50
Bottom Bracket Shimano 105, Tube Spindle
Headset Origin-8
Cassette Shimano Deore 11-34, 9 speed
Brake Calipers Avid SD7
Brake Levers Tektro SR
Drum Brake
Front Hub Deore LX
Rear Hub Deore LX
Front Rim Sun Alloy CR18 406mm, 36 stainless spokes, L and XL
Rear Rim Sun Alloy CR18 700C, 36 stainless spokes, L and XL
Chain KMC X9
Pedals Platform
Front Tire City Jet 32-406 (20×1.25) 100 psi tire
Rear Tire Panaracer Pasela 700×28, 105 psi
Tube Type
Frame Style SWB
Steering OSS
BB Height 24 to 26 inches
Gear Range 24 - 123 inches
Seat Height 18 to 20 inches Ergomesh; 17 to 19 inches Midracer Ergospeed carbon
Total Weight 23 - 26 lbs.
Wheelbase 41 to 45.5 inches
Overall Length 60 - 74 inches
Overall Width
Seat Angle 50 to 65 degrees Ergomesh; 35 to 40 degrees Midracer Ergospeed carbon
Weight Limit 160 lbs. (S), 200 lbs. (M), 220 lbs. (L), 250 lbs. (XL)

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