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PostPosted: Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:58 am 
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Hello WW I'm Tossapon from Thailand
I try to build alloy frame to reach 6.8X kg but now is 7.15 kg
on 1500 $ budget so most part on my bike is USE part
now I spend 1428 $

Brand: TOZZ Cycles

Final weight: 7150 g. with out bottle cage , water bottle , pump
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Spreadsheet with weights (in grams):
Frame 1170 g
Fork 376 g
hanger 30 g
Headset Expander 68+22 g
seatpost clamp 11 g
Seatpost 220 g
Seat 143 g
Stem 128 g
Bar 222 g
Bartape 50 g
Outer Cables Don't know exact
Inner Cables Don't know exact
Brakes 285 g
Front derailleur 90 g
Rear derailleur 189 g
Crankset + Chainrings + Chainring bolts 677 g
Bottom Bracket 89 g
Chain 270 g
Shifters 303 g
Cassette 254 g

Wheelset : 1350 g
Inntertubes 100x2 g
Tires 207+240 g
Pedals Xpedo NXS 231 g

next I try to cut fork , change rear tire to Conti 4000s , change to Titanium Quick release
Need to see 6.X First :wink:


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Welcome the forum! :welcome:

Getting down to low weight means is the fine selection of everything and tougher on a tight budget. Your frame weight is not too bad, its lighter than mine which is 1244 grams built into a 5.76 kg bike. Little things add up if you want to drop more weight as time goes on. Tubes are easy and cheap. Even going to a more durable tube such as the Michelin lite will save you 70 grams. Study the other bikes on this site and search Ebay for deals. You will achieve your goals.

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