Trek 2014 superfly hardtail weights

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tonytourist
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by tonytourist

Nice ride!
I might have to get a 9.9 next year to go with my Superfly FS!

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PSM
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Yeah right. Just add some cents. ;)

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njee20
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Looks good!

How about that, both of us running New Ultimate posts, our bikes could be twins!

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I don't think so since your stem is pointing towards the stars. =D

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Not any more, flat bars and inverted stem, had just taken the bar and stem off my Top Fuel while I waited for the new bars, seemed pointless to swap the stem for a couple of rides!

Not trimmed the steerer though!

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Picture pls.

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by Tomas91

PSM, please, have you replaced any other parts except tyres, chainrings, and seatpost + saddle (what is obvious from the picture)?
That final weight seems to me amazing, based on 10.6 kg stock weight. But I´m new to this forum, so I may be (and I quite likely am) wrong :-)

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I had my frame back from repair, its listed as a 21" frame but really is a 20.5 max came in at 1100 gram

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That must have been the SL frame?!

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Tomas91 wrote:PSM, please, have you replaced any other parts except tyres, chainrings, and seatpost + saddle (what is obvious from the picture)?
That final weight seems to me amazing, based on 10.6 kg stock weight. But I´m new to this forum, so I may be (and I quite likely am) wrong :-)


Grips, tubes and clamp...

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I changed Another tube after this Picture was taken. -35 grams. So 9,8. :)

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Sl elite to be precise lol
Pretty sure the promised under a kilo

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by Tomas91

Did you weigh it out with downtube & chainstay protector, BB bearings, headset bearings, bottle boss bolts etc. removed? That stuff can add some (sometimes suprisingly much) weight...
BTW, this is probably the main reason, why they don´t list their bikes´ or frames´weight. Not only it varies between sizes, it can also vary to some extent between two identical models.

I´m deciding between 9.8 and 9.8 SL, the SL looks better IMHO, has better, or rather more durable fork, lighter wheelset (Which I would probably replace anyway, so that´s not a big issue) and about 300 g lighter frame, but I´m not really sure, if that´s worth that 1.800 € of price difference. Probably I´m not that much of a weight weenie :-), but anyway, what´s your opinion?

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Frame weight is most lightly for an unpainted frame.

9.8 is the most bang for the buck. Internal wires will "tick" after awhile I think. 1300 gr is ok för the cheaper frame.
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by Tomas91

Internal cable routing isn´t really something I would miss anyway... I´m just tempted by that FOX fork and those 300 g of weight saving... But that price difference is just enormous. I could buy a set of top-notch carbon fiber wheels and sitll have a couple hundred € left, so I´ll probably act raitionally and stick with the non-SL version unless I got some super deal on that SL one.

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