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 Post subject: Lighten Up Scott Foil 15
PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 9:21 pm 

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I am looking to lighten up my Scott Foil 15. I built it up as a hilly course tri bike. I am competing in Las Vegas and Kona at World Championships and am reviewing the bike components. I am seeking advice to lighten the bike for these events.
Current bike:
weight 17 lbs.. I am looking at Madfiber wheels and possibly new crank

Integrated Aero bars: Profile Design Aeria
Stem: ENVE carbon
Shifters: Di2 Ultegra shifters, on aerobars and cowhorns.
Deraileurs: Ulterga Di2 front and rear derailleur
Brakes: TPR 960
Crank: SRAM quarq
Seat Post: Ritchey Carbon
Frame: Scott Foil HMF Carbon weight 2.8 lbs
Rear Cassette: Ultegra 12 - 28
Seat: Sella Italia Flo
Chain: Dura Ace
Wheels: zipp firecrest 303 on front, 404 zipp firecrest on rear

PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 10:58 pm 

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To give you an idea, I have a Team edition. This is the build.

Frame: 2012 Scott Foil HMX NET Carbon 56cm Team Edition Red/Black
Fork: Full carbon Scott HMX Net Carbon
Headset: Ritchey WCS Integrated Drop-in Tapered Headset 1 1/4" to 1-1/8 slammed
Crank/Power Meter: Quarq/SRAM S975 172.5mm
Chainrings: Rotor QRings 52/39
BottomBracket: SRAM INT Press-Fit BB
Handlebar: 3T Ergosum Team Carbon shallow-drop, 31.8, 44cm
Stem: Ritchey WCS 4 Axis Gloss Carbon Weave, 100mm, -6 degree (Sometimes, 3T Integra Team 110m, add 100g+)
Wheels: HongFu 40mm Wide Aero Clincher, Alchemy ORC UL/ELF Hubs, CXRays. Race day: Zipp 303 Firecrest Tubular
Tires: Continental GP4000S 23c Clinchers. Tubulars: Vittoria Corsa Evo CX 320tpi 23c
Chain: KMC X10SL Chain
Rear Cassette: DuraAce 11-23T or Ultegra 6700
Front Derailleur: SRAM Red Black Steel Cage Braze-on
Rear Derailleur: SRAM Red Black
Shifters: SRAM Red
Brakes: Sram Red w/Zipp Platinum pads
Saddle: Williams Aurora SLC Carbon rail 143mm
Seatpost: Scott Foil Carbon zero-offset
Cages: Carbon flat clear coated
Pedals: Speedplay Zero Stainless
Computer: Garmin Edge 500 w/cadence, speed and HR
Cables: Jagwire Racer Black cable kit brakes/shifters
Bar wraps: Black cork
Chain catches: Aluminum Taiwan FD mounted and Integrated Scott Catcher

Total weight 15.2 lbs. With Zipps 14.8 lbs.

Your groupset and wheels are probably adding nearly a pound of weight alone as a comparison to my build. Also, not sure how much weight difference there is between the HMX and HMF carbon frames and layup, that could be another 100gms maybe. Not sure.

Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 10:58 pm 

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