Show me you light cross builds.

Especially for light weight issues concerning cyclocross / touring bikes & parts.

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gnosp
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by gnosp

FIJIGabe wrote:I need to get out of this thread before I end up adding a CX bike to my bike garage!


Perhaps you can add mine listed on ebay... :beerchug:

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by emorydptt

Here's a preview of the platform that I'm starting off with.
Another Colnago in the stable.

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Likely with the following since I have parts lying around and they are pretty cheap to replace:
Ultegra 6700 shifters, front derailler, rear derailleur
Brakes: FSA K-Force
Crankset: undecided, but I like the compact ratio

Additional pictures: https://imageshack.com/a/tMeq/1

Will provide pictures of the bike when build is complete.
my YouTube channel- keep the grams down and the watts up!
-2014 Cipollini Bond EPS | 2017 enigma echo SR11 | 2011 Time RXR ULTeam SR11 | 2010 Colnago EPS SR11 | 2013 Colnago C59 SR-EPS | 2011 Colnago Prestige Di2 | 2013 Specialized Shiv TT SWorks SR11

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by Juanmoretime

A very excellent platform for a build. Looking forward to the final bike. What wheels will go on the bike?
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gnosp wrote:
FIJIGabe wrote:I need to get out of this thread before I end up adding a CX bike to my bike garage!


Perhaps you can add mine listed on ebay... :beerchug:


I think I'll pass, but the boss has given me approval to build a new bike. Hmm... I have her old Ultegra 6700 groupset lying around. Oh, and a Bontrager Race handlebar, and Bontrager SSR wheels, and Shimano cables... oh boy...
Madone 9 https://goo.gl/7UwZpV
Crockett https://goo.gl/f5PdCN
Madone 5 https://goo.gl/cMdyFo

Madone 4, Cobia. I own a lot of Treks.

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by addictR1

How lightweight should a CX be? What's the lightest so far?

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by Juanmoretime

Playing with the numbers I could drop an easy 950 grams off mine changing components over to lighter versions and that is without tuning.
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by addictR1

I've built up my Redline amd turned out to be 16.92lbs. :( that's with Omni seatpost. Will change to another alloy seatpost to see if it could be lighter.

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by motormouth

I can't believe how light some of your cx builds are!

I have a 53cm Ritchey Swiss Cross that I am scheduling a 1x10 Sram build for this season and moving to Avid Shorty Ultimates (which I freaking love). It's currently around 9kg I believe (steel is real)

My other cross bike is a 52cm Specialized Crux Force build with sworks cranks, shorty ultimates, and some heavy clinchers on Specialized Terras. I think that one is around 7.7kg

I'll try to post up a parts list, and pictures :beerchug:

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by poonstar

My 2014 Ridley x night with disc with cage and computer was 18.1 lbs.

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by nayr497

Have never even thought of weighing my cx bike. One reason I love having a cross bike, aside from being able to hit the woods or trails if I can only ride at high auto traffic times, is having one bike I don't mind getting dirty, crashing, and not having top-notch parts on. It's still a great bike, I just don't treat it the same as my road bikes.

Oh well, nothing wrong with having beautiful, light cx bikes too. I just like having one in the bunch that I'm okay leaving muddy and cruddy after a ride. But only for a day:)
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by jdp211

My 1x11 spooky Supertouch with chorus and hed tubulars is 17lbs. Building another shortly with record, so should be a hair lighter

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I finally got around to posting pictures of the finish build on the Prestige.
I've had a few races on it with good showing.
Ultegra 6700 all around running a compact crankset.
Pedals: Crank Bro Candy 2
Brakes: FSA K-Force Cantis with cork pads
Wheels: Zipp 303 tubulars with Challange Fango 33s

I haven't had a change to weigh it yet, but I'm pretty sure it's south of 17 lbs.
Additional pictures: https://imageshack.com/a/tMeq/1


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I also picked up another steed:
2013 Focus Mares CX1.0 Rapha-Focus Team Issue
SRAM red all around
Brakes: TRP CX9 with swissstop yellows
same wheels and pedals.
This feels just a hair lighter than then the Prestige with the same wheels and pedals.
Additional picutres: https://imageshack.com/a/Awcz/1
my YouTube channel- keep the grams down and the watts up!
-2014 Cipollini Bond EPS | 2017 enigma echo SR11 | 2011 Time RXR ULTeam SR11 | 2010 Colnago EPS SR11 | 2013 Colnago C59 SR-EPS | 2011 Colnago Prestige Di2 | 2013 Specialized Shiv TT SWorks SR11

mitchy
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by mitchy

dont have an exact weight, but it's now around the 7.3kg mark with crank brothers pedals (not pictured)

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by rasmussloth

Specs please... :wink:

urt
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by urt

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LOOK X85
Campa Centaur
Wolftooth
Mavic Cross Dics
Avid BB7
LOOK S-TRACK

Weight should be around 7.1kg

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