HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 18 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1, 2
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:46 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:33 pm
Posts: 10
Since this forums all about weight any tips for saving a pound or so? The carbon wheels are 1580g for the pair and an obvious upgrade is the chainset but just wondered if there are any good value mods that could save me a few grams without breaking the bank. The bike is by no means heavy haven't weighed it but feels pretty damn light especially compared with my previous bike a 2013 Specialized allez compact with Shimano 2300 groupset feels like a tank compared but it served it purpose well :-)


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:48 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:33 pm
Posts: 10
By the way before anyone else mentions it I weigh 148lbs so I cant really afford to loose anymore ;-)


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:48 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:13 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:56 am
Posts: 252
Location: Ontario, Canada
easy weight savings would come from skewers, light bar tape (lizard skins DSP 1.8 in black!), pedals, stem (probably) and CRANKS. Depending on how long your post is you may be able to save a bit by trimming that up too.

the tire label to valve stem is purely pride and aesthetics... thus it's very important to do correctly.

_________________
Sur La Plaque!

2012 Ridley Damocles RS
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=111632
2012 Dekerf Team SST
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=112060&p=957055#p957055


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 18 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1, 2


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot], KKB, Rallyman1978 and 23 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:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Specialized Venge Pro Frameset

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

Ordinaybikes

0

208

Mon Aug 25, 2014 8:02 pm

Ordinaybikes View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Specialized Venge (Pro Sram Red)

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

Ordinaybikes

0

190

Mon Aug 25, 2014 1:16 am

Ordinaybikes View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Specialized Stumpjumper Comp Ht 2005

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

jonar

1

761

Wed Sep 04, 2013 3:13 am

SilentG View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Comp EVO 26"

in MTB

Chookz

0

350

Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:20 am

Chookz View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Specialized venge BB cable guide router!

in Road

Altafghafoor

0

272

Mon Jun 09, 2014 1:29 am

Altafghafoor View the latest post


It is currently Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:33 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB