Light / lightest 29er hardtail frames

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chrism
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by chrism

So what's out there? Sub 1kg?
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by velocat

I'm not sure about the gram weight, but the niner scandium air9 and the giant XTC 29'er frame both are pretty similar in weight. right at 3.1 lbs I believe.
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by Griswald4x4

BikeRadar reports, and I can verify, the Fisher Superfly weighs in at 1.3kg (2.9lb)

My 2010 SS frame actually came in a little lighter but I wasn't surprised given the lack of cable bosses (weighed without the slider hardware)
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by tomp

My Lynskey Ridgeline 29 size small came in at 3.1 lbs. An amazing bike and 21.5 fully built.

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by Tokyo Drifter

niner carbon air9 is rumoured to be sub 3lb, although I haven't seen an actual weight.

For anything alloy, without EBB or sliders you're looking at about 1300-1400g.

Cannondale flash 29er would be very light too, I imagine.

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by BrianAllan

Tokyo Drifter wrote:niner carbon air9 is rumoured to be sub 3lb, although I haven't seen an actual weight.

For anything alloy, without EBB or sliders you're looking at about 1300-1400g.

Cannondale flash 29er would be very light too, I imagine.


The aluminum 29ers are more in the range of 1600-1800 depending on the size. The Fisher, Specialized, and Cannondale are all starting at 1200g in the smaller sizes, and up from there.

I don't recall the weight of the Niner frame but they are in production now. I suspect they're a little heavier due to the essentric BB.

Scott is rumored to be releasing "the lightest 29er frame ever".


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by ww4

indeed, I heard that too that On One is around -/+ 1kg, thats the lightest 29er frame I know :)

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by njee20

They say they're going for the lightest 29er tag, seems pretty impressive. Shame the 26" ones are heavier really!

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by chrism

njee20 wrote:They say they're going for the lightest 29er tag

Well why do you think I started this thread? :wink:
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by Jakomait

Cannondale Flash Carbon 29er is another featherweight.

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i have a Flash carbon 29" , 1130 g
in M size
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by ollie51

On One are releasing a 29er hard tail frame and it's claimed to weigh under 1Kg and to be the lightest ever made you may want to wait for that to come out. :thumbup:
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by Swannie

yesterday i received a mail from on one 'bout that 29er carbon ht frame.
Very cheap, but it's a 456, that isn't the good base to build a race 29er HT, or
is it?

Edit: just read the mail again, frame should weigh around 1500gr :noidea:
http://www.on-one.co.uk/i/q/FROOCAR456? ... dium=email

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