xnavalav8r wrote:Old bike = 14.72 pounds complete.
New bike = 11.8 pounds complete.
Bars are likely to change and still waiting for new pedals. New wheel parts are ordered so these wheels will be changed for a lighter set soon.
What about foam grips with wire ties?
Nokon brake cable housing, or any other kind of lightweight housing?
This may or may not be sketchy, but what about making the chainring and rear cog "thinner" (sanding?) and using a 7-11 speed chain?