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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2014 9:57 am 
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I recently built up a steel Ritchey Break Away and was surprised by the lack of real weight while researching the frame.

This is an older frame and the geometry is slightly different to current - the headtubes are 20mm shorter across the board. The 2014 version of this frame also has integrated headset cups and a larger diameter downtube which may effect weight (one way or the other.) My frame is a 58cm and the fork is a Mizuno. Frame weight with the coupler and headset cups installed was 1860 grams, fork was 448g cut to suit with crownrace and preload bolt installed.

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That is just cool. Any shots of the final fully built rig?


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That's really light for a steel, break-away frame. Cool!
The bike is nice. IMHO It needs either a black crankset or more polished alu parts.

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