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 Post subject: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:21 pm 
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I have just seen the Cannondale EVO frameset - truly amazing (Iwant one)
Where are we with frames now?
What are the lightest production framesets?
Is the roll of honour

Cervelo Ca
Cannondale EVO
Scott
Parlee Z5 sl
Specialised Venge

Someone get the list confirmed please


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:42 pm 
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Enda Marron wrote:
Cervelo Ca
Cannondale EVO
Scott
Parlee Z5 sl
Specialised Venge?!?!


The Venge is a 1.2kg+ clunker! Aero frame ain't weenie.


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:42 pm 


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:57 am 
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venge sworks is pretty light- 1050 for a 54cm.
that said, i agree it doesnt belong on the list.
how bout cervelo r5vwd, some axlightness, some other storck, spin, im sure there are more.


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:17 am 
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Enda Marron wrote:
What are the lightest production framesets?

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:01 am 
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My 51cm Cervelo R5 VWD is 732.6 grams, the uncut fork is 290.8 grams. That includes paint, collar, hanger, and water bottle bolts. Without headset.


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:07 am 
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Storck Fascenrio 0.6

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:05 pm 
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There are plenty of companies that blow a lot of hot air about how they build the lightest bikes. The acually weights of Storck Fascenrio 0.6 were higher (much higher) than I expected. If anyone has actual weighs that are lower ( or higher) then lets get them posted here.


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:43 pm 
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Storck only ever published proposed fusalage weight. That being from 1750g. My 0.6 is 1775g (with cut fork).


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 7:09 pm 
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My guesstimate is that the Storck F0.6 frame...no brakes, fork, crankset, etc....is around 800 grams.
I'm sure there are lighter frames (like the SuperSix EVO) but the F0.6 sure does look very nice...
Now keep in mind that for building any other frame to compare the Storck F0.6 you would need some THM Clavicula o Storck PowerArms, Fibula or AX Orion brakes and a light fork.

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:08 pm 
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My scott addict r1 2011 frame in med 54cm was only 788g inc mech hanger, i thought that was pretty damn good for a mass production and low cost to the likes of cervelo ca, vwd etc

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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:50 am 
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jmartpr wrote:
My guesstimate is that the Storck F0.6 frame...no brakes, fork, crankset, etc....is around 800 grams.
I'm sure there are lighter frames (like the SuperSix EVO) but the F0.6 sure does look very nice...
Now keep in mind that for building any other frame to compare the Storck F0.6 you would need some THM Clavicula o Storck PowerArms, Fibula or AX Orion brakes and a light fork.


The 0.6 is not a SUPER WW fusalage. And that is nothing to do with it's frame weight. The reasons being it's Di2 specific and the cut fork weighs 335g to accomadate the hidden brakes. You can get the 0.6 down to 10lbs which is light but it's impossible to get it to 8lbs like Gum's Crumpton.


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:28 pm 
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Well what are the top 10 lightest production frames, Aero and Non Aero
Has anyone a list or propose a list


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:52 pm 
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I think the BH Ultralight might be on that list.


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:24 am 
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I think the top of the pops are...
1. Cannondale Super Six EVO 685g
2. Cervelo C5 ca 690g
3. Storck Fascenario 0.6 700g
All at 56cm


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 Post subject: Re: Lightest Frame
PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:14 am 
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I have not seen a production spec Cannondale Super Six Evo frame at anywhere near that weight


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