Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:21 am

All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:34 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:16 pm
Posts: 205
Location: Utah, USA
Image
Hi guys! I've been lurking on this forum and using the listings page for years. Just getting around to creating a profile. Here's my bike.

Image

Image

Image

Image


20lb 2oz. I figure it would be pretty easy to get it below 19lb by throwing on some crests with IKONs, but I just love the cush of the Ardent 2.4 on the flows. I don't miss suspension at all so far.

I've been riding it for a few months, but this was the first time it's been clean enough to snap some pictures.


2011 Access XCL 29er
Carbonality 485AC Fork
Forte carbon riser bars
Ritchey WCS 100mm stem
EC70 seatpost (kinda heavy at 215g, looking for a replacement)
Elixir 5 brakes
X.7 gripshift
ESI chunky grips
X.7 short cage rear derailleur (X.0 on my last bike got shredded by a stick caught in cages :()
SRAM PG990 11-34 cassette
XTR M950 cranks
Ultegra BB
EB pedals
HBC 30t chainring
KMC X10SL chain
Helium Components 20g Chain Guide (my company)
ZTR Flows
Ardent 2.4

_________________
Trek 5500 - 13.75lbs on a $1400 Budget
20 gram 1x10 chain guide


Last edited by 2002maniac on Thu Mar 29, 2012 1:12 am, edited 3 times in total.

Top
   
PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:07 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:37 am
Posts: 74
Location: Oost-Souburg, The Netherlands
:welcome:

_________________
Everything is all right in the end, so if everything is not allright it's not the end


Top
   
Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:07 pm 


Top
   
 
PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:41 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:16 pm
Posts: 205
Location: Utah, USA
I should add that this was built for ~$1250 (not including the eggbeaters, saddle, and brakes, which were in the parts bin)

I spent a lot of time scouring ebay for bargains. I recently scored a set of crest rims to build up with circus monkey hubs for race day use. Should drop the weight a significant amount.

_________________
Trek 5500 - 13.75lbs on a $1400 Budget
20 gram 1x10 chain guide


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:28 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:43 pm
Posts: 439
Location: Canada
Nice but the title $1200 and then the post $1250 are misleading if you leave out the costof parts.


You could do any bike like that then...

_________________
Flickr
Tarmac SL3 Project Yellow
Follow on Instagram


Top
   
PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 7:00 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:16 pm
Posts: 205
Location: Utah, USA
crohnsy wrote:
Nice but the title $1200 and then the post $1250 are misleading if you leave out the costof parts.


You could do any bike like that then...

You're right. I did just buy a few more parts for it so I'll update the parts list and price (including fair value for my parts bin stuff which might approach $125)

_________________
Trek 5500 - 13.75lbs on a $1400 Budget
20 gram 1x10 chain guide


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. XRC 1200 SPLINE 27.5

in MTB

leejonggil

1

442

Sun Feb 05, 2017 6:31 pm

ChrizZZz View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Best Second-Hand frameset under $1200.

in Road

joelpace

11

1539

Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:14 pm

CLEAR View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. NEW DT Swiss XRC 1200 spline wheelset, 27.5", 15/100, 12/142

in For sale - Pictures are mandatory 22-3-13

poynt

0

298

Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:22 pm

poynt View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. ZIPP 202 Clincher Firecrest 2015 - like NEW less than 1000km, Sh/Sr 11 S - 1200 €

in For sale - Pictures are mandatory 22-3-13

anquetil

0

285

Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:38 am

anquetil View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: bencolem, GonaSovereign, Google Adsense [Bot], wrenegade and 13 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