Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Thu Sep 29, 2016 3:04 am
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED
- Avatars cannot be uploaded ✔ FIXED

Please note that we will soon do some changes in WW board template design in case to get a fully mobile/desktop responsiveness board!
If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:31 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:11 pm
Posts: 2520
Location: Frederica (Denmark)
Where can I get the bolt dimentions to upgrade my current set-up?
Where can I buy nylon and titanium bolts (UK)?
At which points can I use nylon and where titanium?

Any other obvious changes to reduce weight?
I can already thinkof BB / tyres / saddle / USE post / wheels maybe

My current set-up:

Spec M5 '04 Frame - HT
Thompson Elite post
Sellia Italia gel trans am saddle
EA50 Stem
EC70 Bar
XT Shifters (still with pods)
Hope mini's

RC31 ridgid forks
XT hubs / DT rev spokes / X517 rims
Panaracer Fire XC Pro tyres - what lighweight alternative is there that can also handle MUD. I'm concerned that twister superconics have littel grip.
Maxxiss flylight tubes (only 90g each)
Hope ti QR's

'03 XT Hollowtech Crankset
XT BB
M959 Peddles (a friend had trouble with egg beaters!)

XT chain
'03 XTR rear derailler
XT cassette


thanks

Tippster


Top
   
Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:31 pm 


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2003 4:31 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Jun 27, 2003 8:05 pm
Posts: 2069
Here you go...

http://weightweenies.starbike.com/articles.php?ID=16

Try B&Q or any decent DIY store for the nylon bolts, if you intend to use them in your water bottle cage mounts then do not run a cage with a bottle they are simply not strong enough.

Try a search in google for 'ti bolts' there is a good online shop however I cannot remember the name to hand.

Or DavidG recommends a guy on ebay who is UK based and sells ti bolts, his username is: bikebolts

_________________
PLAY DARTS! *WARNING* MUST HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOR TO PLAY!!!


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2003 5:13 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:11 pm
Posts: 2520
Location: Frederica (Denmark)
thanks nikh

any tips on upgrading from my current set-up?


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2003 10:40 pm 
Offline
Administrator
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jun 02, 2003 8:17 am
Posts: 6365
Location: Drenthe, Holland
Use Ti bolts on the stem and seatpost the rest can be Al

The saddle is a heavy one to! See if you can get a speedneedle or something like that.
The wheel are pretty light, although some Tune hubs should shave some weight.

_________________
Quote:
'Tape was made to wrap your GF's gifts, NOT hold a freakin tire on.'


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Best all round wheelset

[ Go to page: 14 5 6 7 8 ]

in Road

muntos

107

17644

Mon Mar 14, 2016 1:56 pm

muntos View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Road bar testing Round 2

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

madcow

15

1396

Fri Apr 29, 2016 10:28 am

rorz View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Creaking Seatpost - Out of Round?

in Road

SgtRock

5

387

Mon Jun 06, 2016 1:07 pm

SgtRock View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Help me build my next CX/All-round bike (a Trek Boone)

in Cyclocross / Gravel / Touring

bolts

14

1497

Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:58 pm

FIJIGabe View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Newbie hello

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

TimmyP

2

455

Thu Nov 26, 2015 11:46 am

Juanmoretime View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 10 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited