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Frankie - B
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by Frankie - B

That is a great picture!
'Tape was made to wrap your GF's gifts, NOT hold a freakin tire on.'

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by joegem5

Agreed with above post. Awesome pic

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by bigfatfattyfat

When you know what "Carbolift" is...

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by rodebaron51

When you stop biking every 5 clicks to pee with the sole reason to loose some gram's ;-)
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by HammerTime2

barney96 wrote:When you sell a kidney for a much needed "lighter" part
:lol: :lol:

Not so dumb. You save the weight* of an extraneous** kidney.


* the average weight of an adult human kidney is approximately one-quarter pound

** presuming you started with 2 kidneys

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by TheRookie

When you weigh every part you take off another bike to see if any is 1g lighter than that fitted to your bike.

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by hetchins68

When you spend $2-5 just loose 1 gr off your bike...:beerchug:

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by johnsonj718

When you put your flat kit in your back pockets because a seat bag weights too much.

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by Sandal

johnsonj718 wrote:When you put your flat kit in your back pockets because a seat bag weights too much.


+1 :beerchug:
same as to impress your friends more if they try to lift your bike :)
weight concerned = good, weight obsessed = bad!

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by prendrefeu

I WANT TO WEIGH EVERYTHING.

and when I'm considering a purchase of (virtually) anything, I spend some time trying to find a verified weight of the item, no matter what it is.

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thewatchtech
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by thewatchtech

You start weighing the small stuff on a gem scale...

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by rodebaron51

When you think.. wow those screws are HEAVY!
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2014 Merida Big 99 CF team fully
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thewatchtech
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by thewatchtech

LOL! I didn't realize that shot leaves out the decimal point. They're actually 3.8g. :D

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by rodebaron51

Oke part 2;

When you think, wow those 3.8gr screws are heavy ;-)


True WW


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2012 Colnago C59 MTBK Camapgnolo Hyperon Ultra 2 and Campi SR11
2014 Merida Big 99 CF team fully
2015 Pinarello F8 Sky Campagnolo Bora Utra 2 and Campi SR11 EPS (RIP after crash)
2016 Trek Mad-One Limited Team Edition

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by silvrsled

When u check with surgeon to make sure only ti hardware goes in u to fix the broken bones. I speak from experience.

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