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 Post subject: the new race bike!!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:47 am 
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hi everyone, im new on here so would like to know your opinions on my new race bike, weight is as near as damn it 6.5 kg so as thus its my lightest bike yet!! enjoy :)


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:59 am 
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come on man, you gotta give us more than that, a decent weight and no build list. A travesty!! looks good tell us more


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:24 pm 
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well build list is as follows:
tiagra 9sp shifters = 509g
tiagra hg 9spd cassette = 270g
tiagra 9sp r meach = 220g
dura ace braze on f mech = 74g
deda zero 120mm stem = 130g
bars ritchey pro comp (cut down) = 150g
selcof pro carbon seatpost (cut down) = 143g
kmc x9sl gold = 236g
continental ultra gatorskin tyres (folding) = 434g
specialized romin expert = 140g
shimano spd r540 pedals = 330g
truvativ elita + bb = 1050g
spinergy stealth wheels (de-badged, hollow Ti axles, Ti skewers) = 1560g
frame + forks = 1.1kg
shimano slr brakes ( Ti brake pads) =300g

hope this helps :D


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 Post subject: the new race bike!!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:43 pm 
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That measured or manufacturer's quoted weights?

What size is the frame?


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:49 pm 
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Hi thebatman,

:welcome: to weightweenies.

Nice rig you got there. :beerchug: seems ...eeeerrrh, light !!!

Along the way, you forgot to mention a few parts... (tubes, handlebar tape and plugs, headset, cables and housings, fork expander and top cap, etc...)... ;)
150g for a Ritchey Comp bar ? Really ?
1100g for the frameset (including fork) ? really ?

Louis :)


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 2:40 pm 
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if that bike weighs less than 8kgs i would be amazed.... sorry, but as already said, your numbers just don't add up at all.

lovely bike though... a really good strong budget build on a really good frame. well done.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 2:42 pm 
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okay... maybe that's a bit harsh... but i still reckon 7.7kgs at the very lightest

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...and I would have expected "the batman" to be riding a black stealth rig.
So dissapointing. :wink:
Bike looks solid. Nice job.


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