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PostPosted: Sun Aug 02, 2009 11:35 pm 
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I just peeled the stickers off my MV32C UL rims.
The stickers weigh 10 grams.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 12:15 am 
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:roll:

next, strip the clearcoat and paint off your frame...

then scrape the logos off your tires...


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 2:27 am 
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No joke: Do you have any idea what people pay for 10 grams when upgrading to Campy Super-Record? Nicely done.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 3:01 am 
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This is Weight Weenies, and 10 grams off the outer circumference of a wheelset is 10 grams where it matters most.
If you think that saving 10 grams on your wheels FOR FREE is lame, you are probably posting on the wrong forum.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 3:47 am 
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Egg-zacktly...

I was contemplating taking mine off cos I like the stealth look. Decision made!

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 5:55 am 
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I took two of the Reynolds stickers and all the Attack stickers from a pair of Attacks and saved 8 grams. Free weight loss and it was easy since they are just stickers on top of the clear coat. I also think the wheels look less garish with only one name per side per wheel.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 3:37 am 
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BTW, The main reason I removed the labels was aesthetics.
I wanted to be able to mix and match the MV32C ULs with a set of DV46Cs that I had removed the labels from because they had been damaged. I collected the removed labels and posted the weight because I thought it would be an interesting piece of information for the WWs that own, or are considering owning, a set of Reynolds wheels.
They were easy to remove, and 10 grams of labels is 10 grams saved. I'm surprised more weight weenies aren't removing the stickers from their wheelsets. They generally don't blend with the frame graphics anyway, and I really like the unadulterated carbon look of the Reynolds wheels sans labels.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 4:16 am 
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A friend of mine removed decals off of his Reynolds dv46 as well, saving 24g of rotational weight.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2020/3744518404_f55f30abd7_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3074/3107661255_af0ed0716f_b.jpg


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 5:39 am 
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c50jim wrote:
I took two of the Reynolds stickers and all the Attack stickers from a pair of Attacks and saved 8 grams. Free weight loss and it was easy since they are just stickers on top of the clear coat. I also think the wheels look less garish with only one name per side per wheel.



post a pic! I have a pair of DV46Cs. I thought about pulling everything off except for 1 reynolds wording off.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 10:00 am 
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I took them off my SDV66T, I save the most weight :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:16 am 
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For anyone who is curious, the complete set of decals on a set of EDGE 68mm rims weighs 15 grams. (7.5 grams per wheel) And on a set of 1.25 rims is around 2 grams. (1 gram per wheel)

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:21 am 
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Wow, that IF bike, looovely.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:50 am 
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My Assaults sans decals are 1494g. They were about 1515g before, but that was +/- 5 grams or so.


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Yeah, that is one smoking IF!!


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 12:20 pm 
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I recently removed the decals from KOM rims and they weigh 1.5gr for each rim..


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