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 Post subject: 2.7kg road bike?!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:46 am 
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Its traveled 20,000kms ... http://antranik.org/worlds-lightest-road-bike-at-2-7kg/

What do you think :-)


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 Post subject: Re: 2.7kg road bike?!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:54 am 
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I think that news is O.L.D... that is what I think. :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: 2.7kg road bike?!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:21 pm 
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Was owned/built/modified/worked over by Gunther Mai.....I have the wheels from it (from waaaaaaay back when it was 3.3kg). Gunther did monster K's on this bike and had it as light as 2.9kg himself. Spin elGato BTW.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:28 pm 
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This is old news, but I can't remember what the frame weighed. Anybody know?

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 Post subject: Re: 2.7kg road bike?!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:41 pm 
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Rahmen / Frame: SPIN custom made 642,5 g
Gabel / Fork: THM Scapula SP Tuned custom made 185,9 g
Kurbelsatz / Crankset: THM Clavicula Compact custom made 298,0 g
Lenker / Handlebar: Schmolke-Carbon TLO custom made 111,3 g
Sattel/Stütze / Saddle/Seatpost: Schmolke-Carbon TLO custom made / Speedneedle 75,1 g
Laufräder / Wheels: Lew Pro VT-1 custom Boron 709,6 g
Reifen / Tires: Tufo 200,1 g
Schnellspanner / Quick releases: Tune Skyline 16,3 g
Vorbau / Stem: Nordischer Rahmenbau CfK-stem 53,8 g
Steuersatz / Headset: Integrated 23,4 g
Ahead-Kappe / Ahead-Cap: Carbon 0,2 g
Lenkerband / Bar tape: Foam rubber 5,0 g
Bremshebel / Brake levers: Record modified 86,5 g
Bremsen / Brakes: AX-Lightness Orion SL modified, BTP brake shoes 71,6 g
Schalthebel / Shifters: BTP Carbon 9,0 g
Umwerfer / Front derailleur: Record / BTP 28,5 g
Schaltwerk / Rear derailleur: Huret / BTP / Stefan Schäufle 40,7 g
Kettenblätter / Chainrings: Patrick Gunsch 50 / Fibre-Lyte 36 53,8 g
Kettenblattschrauben / Chainring Bolts: Alu 8,2 g
Kassette / Sprockets: Alu modified, 6sp 11-16 34,7 g
Kassettenspacer / Cassette Spacer: Teflon 3,8 g
Abschlussring / Cassette lockring: Alu modified 3,4 g
Kette / Chain: KMC X-10 SL 214,8 g
Pedale / Pedals: Aerolite Titan modified 54,8 g
Sattelklemmschelle / Seatpost Collar: BTP Carbon 2,9 g
Züge & Hüllen / Cables & housing: Powercordz & pneumatic hose 15,6 g
Tretlagerkabelführung / BB Cable Guide: Record 2,2 g
Verschiedenes / Miscellaneous: Tire glue, air, grease 16,0 g


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 Post subject: Re: 2.7kg road bike?!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 1:07 pm 
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Hey Guys, the report was only October 13, 2011 :D

If old, it is still an interesting read, theremery actually has the wheels (do you use them for riding or have you hung them on the wall), and Bricky21 thanks for the spec/weight list :D

How much did Gunther Mai weigh ... does anybody know?


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 Post subject: Re: 2.7kg road bike?!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:38 pm 
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gumgardner wrote:
This is old news, but I can't remember what the frame weighed. Anybody know?



Gum, if you can't get your Crumpton build within 20 grams of 2.7kg, we'll all be very disappointed in you.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:12 pm 
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Hey no fair...I can't get all of the 'one-off' custom goods from THM and those other companies. :(

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 Post subject: Re: 2.7kg road bike?!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:33 pm 
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This is an amazing bike. It might be old news, but always cool to look at and hear peoples views. Does anyone know what Gunther is doing these days? .
The headset on my bike weighs less, nothing else though


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 Post subject: Re: 2.7kg road bike?!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:49 pm 
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While impressive, if a light bike is ever to come into its own, it should be on steep climbs. Yet the lowest gear per the configuration indicated is 36/16 (with 700c tires), which is not very low at all. I'm not sure why the builder did not go with a 34 tooth small ring, which would have saved a little weight and provided a lower low gear at the same time - would the FD not be up to the task? Or perhaps, despite the ultra-light weight, the bike was not used for serious climbs.


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 Post subject: Re: 2.7kg road bike?!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:55 pm 
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KLabs wrote:
Hey Guys, the report was only October 13, 2011 :D

If old, it is still an interesting read, theremery actually has the wheels (do you use them for riding or have you hung them on the wall), and Bricky21 thanks for the spec/weight list :D

How much did Gunther Mai weigh ... does anybody know?


Dunno but he looked fit http://43bikes.com/gunter-mai-spin.html


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 Post subject: Re: 2.7kg road bike?!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:58 pm 
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fitty4 wrote:
KLabs wrote:
Hey Guys, the report was only October 13, 2011 :D
How much did Gunther Mai weigh ... does anybody know?


http://velonews.competitor.com/2008/03/ ... bike_73034

150lbs.


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 Post subject: Re: 2.7kg road bike?!
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:33 pm 
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HammerTime2 wrote:
While impressive, if a light bike is ever to come into its own, it should be on steep climbs. Yet the lowest gear per the configuration indicated is 36/16 (with 700c tires), which is not very low at all. I'm not sure why the builder did not go with a 34 tooth small ring, which would have saved a little weight and provided a lower low gear at the same time - would the FD not be up to the task? Or perhaps, despite the ultra-light weight, the bike was not used for serious climbs.


.......or may be he just liked the 36t ring? :D


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 Post subject: Re: 2.7kg road bike?!
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I think that's maybe the 20th blog that lifted a bunch of my shots and didn't provide so much as a link back. Some of them even re-cropped the images to remove my watermark. So kind of them. (EDIT: the blogger at hand has now provided a link, at my request) The original story for that version of the bike is here, which I created at the 2010 Interbike:

http://www.tririg.com/articles.php?id=1 ... htest_Bike

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