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




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue Nov 01, 2005 10:55 pm 
Hi I'm new to the forum, but have used some advice from the site to build my new bike, below. I love some of the bikes listed but they wouldn't take my riding. My bike's not a record breaker, but is strong as I ride really heavy off-road (in UK) and it has 5" front, 4" rear suspension. I don't really know where to go next with 'tuning' to make it lighter. So any suggestions welcome.

Frame Mountain Cycle Zen 2600
Shock 5th element air 255
Forks Fox Talas R 1765
Stem Thomson X4 149
Handlebar Titec C3 1inch riser 142
Seatpost Post Moderne Smica Inline 350mm 236
Seat Q/R Mountain Cycle own 59
Seat Selle SLR Ti/Carbon 147
F Hub Hope XC disc black 204
R Hub Hope XC disc, ti freehub black 330
Rims Mavic XC 717 disc 32h black 808
Spokes DT revolution black DB SS 280
Nipples DT brass pro-lock 65
Cassette Shimano Dura Ace 12-25 173
rim tape Velox fond de jant 32
Skewers Tune Quickie AC16+17 no springs 53
Tyre F Continental Explorer supersonic 492
Tyre R Michelin Comp s light 452
Tubes Continental Supersonic 189
Disc F 180mm + 6 bolts 176
Disc R 160mm + 6 bolts 121.5
F Brakes Hope Mono M4 + braided hose 308
R Brakes Hope Mono Mini + braided hose 330
B/B Shimano XT ES71 73/118 264
H/Set Hope headset + head doctor 145
Spacer M Part Carbon 5mm 2
Shifters SRAM X.0 Twist pair 168
R Mech SRAM X.9 medium cage 235
F mech Deore XT FD-M761 conventional TP 170
Gear Cables Gore Ride On Ultralight x2 65
Chainset Shimano XT M752 (+ 22-32-44) 629
Chain SACHS PC89R 272
Pedals Shimano M959 SPD 347
Grips Titec pork rinds cut 17
Computer Cateye OS 1.1 73g 73
Protector Neoprene no name 12g 12
Mud guard Crud catcher (modified) + ties 64g 64
Total 11833g
[list=][/list]


Top
  
 
Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2005 10:55 pm 


Top
  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Nov 02, 2005 12:50 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:11 pm
Posts: 2509
Location: Oxford - UK
any pics?

_________________
"Ride it like you've just stolen it!"


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Nov 02, 2005 5:08 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Nov 01, 2005 10:57 pm
Posts: 1
Location: Yorkshire, UK
Tippster wrote:
any pics?


sorry about the quality, my only digital cam is on my phone! :oops:


Attachments:
Picture(10).jpg
Picture(10).jpg [ 19.54 KiB | Viewed 462 times ]
Picture(21).jpg
Picture(21).jpg [ 30.01 KiB | Viewed 421 times ]
File comment: Not mine, but nice pic from Mountain cycle!
00sobikeCake.jpg
00sobikeCake.jpg [ 98.51 KiB | Viewed 467 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Nov 03, 2005 12:00 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:11 pm
Posts: 2509
Location: Oxford - UK
nice bike!

_________________
"Ride it like you've just stolen it!"


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: ferrarista, j0oftheworld, pje0713 and 17 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. Converting Shimano mountain hub to 11 speed

in Cyclocross / Touring

pamountainbiker

1

166

Thu Jul 31, 2014 9:29 pm

efeballi View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. California Mountain Roads Using Chip Seal

[ Go to page: 1, 2, 3 ]

in Cycle Chat

CerveloBert

34

2299

Thu Oct 17, 2013 9:19 pm

djconnel View the latest post

This topic is locked, you cannot edit posts or make further replies. Lexus NXB mountain bike w/ triathlon extensions...

in Road

elviento

12

809

Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:41 am

TimmS View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Lexus NXB mountain bike w/ triathlon extensions...

in MTB

elviento

6

614

Thu Nov 28, 2013 10:25 am

miceden View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Rotor 3D Mountain vs Road crank installation

in Road

Getter

3

331

Tue Mar 11, 2014 5:08 am

jooo View the latest post


It is currently Fri Aug 29, 2014 11:46 pm

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