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|Bar ends:||Ritchey WCS||98 g|
|Bottle Cage:||Tune Wasserträger||10 g|
|Bottle Cage bolts:||Magura||3 g|
|Bottom Bracket:||Raceface taperlock steel 107mm||215 g|
|Brakes:||Formula B4||700 g|
|Cables:||Shimano XTR||134 g|
|Cassette:||Shimano XTR (12-34)||252 g|
|Chain Rings:||T.A. specialites (42/30)||95 g|
|Chain:||SRAM PC-69||295 g|
|Crankset:||Raceface Turbine LP||429 g|
|Crank+Chainring Bolts:||Middleburn||39 g|
|Derlr (Front):||Shimano XT||125 g|
|Derlr (Rear):||Shimano XTR w. Middleburn alu bolt||225 g|
|Fork:||Rockshox SID SL 2001 w. 2 x Alu bolts||1310 g|
|Frame:||Giant MCM 2000 (19.5", disc-only)||1200 g|
|Grips:||Ritchey foam||36 g|
|Handlebar:||Easton CT-2 (cut)||110 g|
|Headset:||Race Face Team SL||110 g|
|Hub Front:||Tune King||155 g|
|Hub Rear:||Hügi 240 disc||270 g|
|Rims:||Mavic X317||800 g|
|Rim tape:||Plastic tape||5 g|
|Nipples:||DT alu ( 64pcs.)||22 g|
|Pedals:||Crank Brothers Egg Beater||284 g|
|Quick Releases:||X-lite Ti w/out levers||60 g|
|Seat Clamp:||Extralite Clamp||12 g|
|Saddle:||Selle Italia SLR||135 g|
|Seatpost:||Extralite The Post||190 g|
|Spokes:||DT revolution ( 64pcs.)||278 g|
|Shifters:||Shimano XTR||253 g|
|Stem:||Extralite Ultrastem||112 g|
|Tire (Rear):||Hutchinson Python Air Light||900 g|
|Tubes:||Continental Latex||284 g|
|Grease etc:||Pedros||10 g|
|TOTAL WEIGHT:||9056 g
This is my Giant MCM bike, which I have been building up, over the last 2 years.
My intension for the bike is, to make as light as possible, without sacrificing the overall performance of the bike. Disc braking is a must do. The frame isn’t the stiffest in the world, but it has a little bit of softtail feeling to it, which I like. I’m going to replace the SID SL for a Manitou Black Elite Air, because it is to flexy, for a guy about 80kg.
The tires are a bit worn, so they only weigh 450g. a piece now, kind of semislick. I’m going to replace them with a pair of Twister supersonics, witch should spare me about 240g.
The Extralite seatpost is being replaced in a couple of months, for the USE Alien Carbon, because it just looks nicer.
The Crank Brother Egg Beaters is the best investment I have made on the bike. They are the best in mud, very quick to click in and light. They are also better, much cheaper and lighter than a pair of Time ATAC titanium.
For some of the very muddy races, which we have in Denmark, I use the Panaracer Fire Mud Pro, which only weighs 450gr. a piece.
That’s all folks.
Changes as of 19th June 2002
Tires: Continental Twister supersonic 650 gram
Crank bolts: X-lite alu 10 gram
Chainringbolts: Middleburn alu 7 gram
The weight saving is in all 260grams.
Future inprovements will be a Raceface Taperlock titanium bottom bracket 107mm, which weighs 145gram.
Regards Anders, Denmark