HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:09 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:19 pm
Posts: 448
Location: SW England
I have recently read that Polycarbonate is lighter than Carbon. Now I'm not overly fussed about the difference in a few gs, however I am interested as to the validity of this statement, and if true, what the difference actually is?

_________________
BMC SLR02
"Campagnolo; because I ride a bicycle, not a fishing rod"


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:34 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jul 17, 2011 6:34 am
Posts: 177
Just to add to the choices that claim to be lighter than CF:

I suspect the lightest headset spacers will have the best removal of unnecessary material, e.g.
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:34 am 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:41 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Apr 12, 2013 1:19 pm
Posts: 448
Location: SW England
I bet the Tune Magnesium one is fun in the rain :lol:

(This is a joke; I know it's coated)

_________________
BMC SLR02
"Campagnolo; because I ride a bicycle, not a fishing rod"


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: jano, Majestic-12 [Bot], mr4fox and 33 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:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Spacers..?

in Road

n808

10

1114

Sun May 25, 2014 1:34 pm

fitty4 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Time Xpresso pedal spacers

in Road

digitalnorbs

4

489

Tue Nov 18, 2014 11:00 am

Juanmoretime View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. RACING ZERO CARBON

in Road

virenque

4

1050

Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:35 pm

sawyer View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Can I use this carbon handlebar?

in Road

Kita

4

658

Wed Feb 04, 2015 8:06 pm

Kita View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. carbon paste - how to apply

in Road

PoorCyclist

3

477

Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:27 am

jackie View the latest post


It is currently Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:02 am

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB



+++ ONLY FOR SHORT TIME +++
-10% on Schmolke        Discunt will be shown / added at the shopping basket. NOT combinable with regular WW discount!
▹ TLO Oversize road bar
▹ TLO seatpost
▹ TLO FullOversize road bar 46cm
▹ TLO Triathlon Bar