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Discuss light weight issues concerning mountain bikes & parts.

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by Guy_With_A_Bike

I use v-brakes and have no desire to run disc's. how much weigh would i save by shaving off my disc tabs? Is it worth the effoert?
Wanna race?

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by teutscher

just calculate the volume. density and volume ... weight
(be consequent and do it! :D )

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by karlux

Look in the "listings"!
There are some forks where the tabs have been cut off, so you can calculate, as I remember weight saving was about 22g +/- !!!!!
Light weight everything!

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by bladteth


Left (disc side) lower leg of RST Mozo Pro '99 weights 250 g, right 237 g. Therefore tabs in this fork, including weird cable stop at the top of left leg, weight 13 g.
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Rado bladteth Rzeznicki

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