Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Sat Apr 30, 2016 4:50 am

All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 9 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Praxis Rings Weight
PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:22 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Nov 20, 2010 6:06 am
Posts: 934
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Has Praxis changed design or increased weight of their cloverleaf rings
They are listed as 119g on Fairwheel bikes website, yet mine weigh 152g
Scales are pretty accurate as I've recently weighed DA 9000 parts and my EE brakes and they are within a gram or two of listed weight.
Anyone else got weights of Praxis rings to compare?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

_________________
Ozrider - Western Australia
Parlee Z5 XL (6055g/13.32lbs) Trek Madone 5.9 (7052-7500g)Jonesman Columbus Spirit (8680g)
Chase your dreams - it's only impossible until it's done


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Praxis Rings Weight
PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 2:44 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jul 20, 2013 6:11 pm
Posts: 844
2 listed.. in 50/34


Clover, 110BCD 50/34 124 grams
Clover, 110BCD 50/34 DA + Bolts 153 grams

but I guess @ 119 you have 53/39's ?


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Praxis Rings Weight
PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 5:14 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:01 pm
Posts: 630
Location: Downtown Los Angeles, CA
DJconnel has a pair for cyclocross that came in way overweight. They were 48/something I think so I thought that might have been due to the non-standard size.

_________________
Litespeed Siena: 6.21kg (retired)

Litespeed Xicon: 5.76kg (retired)

Cervelo R5ca: 5.09kg


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Praxis Rings Weight
PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 5:50 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Sep 26, 2007 1:57 pm
Posts: 7871
Location: San Francisco, CA
Crushed.... I was tempted to drill them down but the design of the rings is so complex it is difficult to decide where to remove material.

Purchased from Roll in San Francisco, now closed:

46T ring: 104.0 grams
36T ring: 35.4 grams
total: 139.4 grams

I really like the tighter combo relative to a 34-50.

_________________
http://djconnel.blogspot.com/
Fuji SL/1


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Praxis Rings Weight
PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 6:26 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jun 08, 2010 4:58 am
Posts: 256
Location: Chicago
I have a pair of 53/39 that are 98g/30g. I wouldn't have minded a heavier set, mine have never really shifted that well. I took them off and put the stock rings back on.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Praxis Rings Weight
PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:37 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jun 08, 2010 4:58 am
Posts: 256
Location: Chicago
Yes, rings are still in pretty good shape.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Praxis Rings Weight
PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:13 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:48 am
Posts: 432
I didn't bother weighing mine @ 52/26 as I was coming off a set of old stronglight CT2 rings.. All I can say I that shifting has been a massive improvement

_________________
There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth; but when everyone can tell you the truth, you lose their respect.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Praxis Rings Weight
PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:57 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:34 am
Posts: 3
I just weighed a set of 110BCD 50/30T rings in at 132g. 30g for the 30T and 102g for the 50T.

I don't have clover leaf 130s on hand, only classics, they come in at 146g for the pair. 32g for the 39 and 114g for the 53.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Praxis Rings Weight
PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:34 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:01 pm
Posts: 630
Location: Downtown Los Angeles, CA
R2-Bike now lists them at 154g:

http://r2-bike.com/PRAXIS-WORKS-Kettenb ... 30-53-39_1

Looks like I'm going to have to find an alternative ring set. NOS Force may be an option. Hated the Stronglight CT2's. Anything else? TA or Tune?

_________________
Litespeed Siena: 6.21kg (retired)

Litespeed Xicon: 5.76kg (retired)

Cervelo R5ca: 5.09kg


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 9 posts ] 

All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: AZR3, Bing [Bot], Ebruner, Google [Bot], MSNbot Media, numbers505 and 17 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:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited