The 1998 Lotus Australian is a triathlon/road bike with a carbon frame. The frame comes in red or white. It was released in 1998 and costs $3,995 brand new. Due to the frame materials and other factors, we estimate that this bike weighs around 20 pounds. The Australian is fully rigid.


The Australian comes with Shimano components, including a Profile stem, a Shimano headset and bar-end Shimano shifters.


The Australian has 8 speeds and has a Shimano derailleur.


It comes with Michelin tires (622mm x 23mm) and aero Velocity Heat rims.

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Type Triathlon, Road
MSRP $3,995
Year 1998
Alt. Names AustralianSuperbike, Australian Superbike