Record breaking!7.19kg 29er full suspension bike

Discuss light weight issues concerning mountain bikes & parts.

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MichaelB
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by MichaelB

SRICarbonWorks wrote:
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:31 pm
.......Rotor: Alpha (38gX2)
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Has it actual;ly been rideen with these ?

Reports that I have seen in a few places seem to indicate that these don't really function well as brakes ... :shock:

roseyscot
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by roseyscot

I stared a little too long at the pictures and I could hear the carbon cracking over the internet!

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02GF74
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by 02GF74

02GF74 wrote:
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:38 am
The later si scalpel frames are lighter still, nevertheless that is quite an achievement, from memory mine after some tweaking is in region of 10.5 kg.
Now down to 10.36 kg after changing xt brakes to xtr and xtr shifter/mech. Brakes changed primarily due to amount of lever travel on xt, xtr better but still not as good as sram level, I do like my brakes to be set up with little travel prior to engaging.

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