Hey guys, I recently bought a second hand tarmac for a bargain and I'm keen to drop some weight off of it.
It currently is running Ultegra 6870 Di2 which is quite heavy. I had sram red 22 on my previous bike and love the ergonomics and feel of the group but I just don't have the dough to buy it right now so I was thinking I would buy sram force as it is just as good and is a fraction of the price. Also I would swap the sram force crank for a sram red one as that is where a majority of the weight difference of the two are. Thoughts on that??
I was also looking to swap out some parts to shave off some weight and would like some suggestions! Keep in might I am on a tight budget so I can't splash out on some super light carbon kit that'll cost an arm and a leg. At the current time the bike weighs 7.24kg
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Current specs are as follows - no weights as of yet!
Frame : S-Works Tarmac fact carbon 11r
Fork : S-Works tarmac fact carbon fork
Wheelset / Rims : Profile design Twenty four 58mm
Tyres : Continental GP 4000 Race Fold#700x25C
Shifters : Shimano Ultegra ST-6870#22 Speed Electronic Shift
Front Derailleur : Shimano Ultegra FD-6870#Eletronic Shift System
Rear Derailleur : Shimano Ultegra RD-6870#22 Speed Electronic
Crankset : Shimano Ultegra FC-6800#Hollowtech II 50x34 T
Bottom Bracket : ceramic bearings
Chain : Shimano CN-HG701-11
Cassette : Shimano Ultegra CS-6800#11-28
Brakes : Shimano Ultegra 6800
Handlebar : S-Works aerofly 44cm
Handlebar Stem : 3t ARX team 130mm
Saddle : Specialised power saddle alloy rails
Seat Post: S-Works fact carbon seat