Got some really nice parts :-) new bike pg 6

Discuss light weight issues concerning mountain bikes & parts.

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devinci
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by devinci

wow that bar is light

my MT Zoom weight quite a bit more and makes me nervous when I look at it O_O

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by tonytourist

NU bars look great.
Good weight too!

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The bars feels really stiff but man it's wide compared to what I'm used to - first ride tomorrow. Excited how it feels in the woods and it's possible to ride between the trees :-P

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It's coming together nicely :)

I'm sure you'll like the wide bars, I really liked going from 600 mm to 700 mm.

When I first looked at the picture I thought the left door handle was a golden bar end :D

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Haha yeah - gold is the new black again :-D

Have been riding without barends for ages but have started to think about it again - probably not in gold hehe

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First ride with the 700 mm bars - feels really wide and think my back needs to getting used to the lower position but it looks great :-)

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Just some driveside-pictures.

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by devinci

I suggest you resist the temptation to cut down your bars to a narrower width, if that ever happens. You will get used to the wide bars and it's so much better at high speed.

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So far I won't it - giving it a try for some rides before I decide :-)

Got some new parts today :-P

Extralite Hypergrips
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Tune DC15 front qr for Rock Shox
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After changing from 2x10 groupset on my fully I will now change it on my hardtail too. Weightsaving is about 250 grams :-P

Also thinking about a light wheelset!

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Getting closer to sub 8 kg :-P

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The wheelset is 1457 grams. Got a pair of Mack Superlight disc hubs and going to build a light carbon wheelset. Hopefully around 1250 grams and with tubeless conversion maybe another 150 grams from the latex innertubes that I'm using now. And if I decide to go with 1x10 speed on this bike it will be around 7.6 kg.

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by Martin.F

You're gaining on me, Mads :( You have a frameadvantage. I really need to be sponsored by Open :lol:

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New wheelset part 1:
Mack Superlight front (qr15) and rear (135mm)

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by Liggero

frame is too big. get an S.
Happy Trails !!!

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