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SPRUNG
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by SPRUNG

Just wondering if you ppl would give me any suggestions to make my bike lighter? Thanks.

Frame: Bianchi Tycoon aluminum 19"
Fork: SID xc
Stem: Bianchi Racing CNC
Bar: ITM outback carbon
Brakes" Avid TI
Lever: Avid TI
Shifters: XT
Grips: Cork Tape
Seatpost: Thomson
Saddle: Selle Italia SLR XP
Cranks: Bianchi Carbon 4 arm
Chainrings: Shimano LX 22-32-44
Front DER: XT
Rear DER: XTR
Cassette: XT 11-32
Wheels: Mavic Crossroc and I have a second wheelset Mavic Crosslink
Tubes: Specialized ( I know. Latex is lighter! :P )
Tires: Hutchinson Python(crossrocs) Tioga Red Pheniox 1.9"(crosslinks)
BB: some TI tapered one...

nikh
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by nikh

Some semi-cheapish ideas.

Frame: Bianchi Tycoon aluminum 19"
Fork: SID xc
Stem: Bianchi Racing CNC
Bar: ITM outback carbon
Brakes" Avid TI
Lever: Avid TI
Shifters: XT
Grips: Cork Tape
Seatpost: Thomson......USE Alien
Saddle: Selle Italia SLR XP
Cranks: Bianchi Carbon 4 arm
Chainrings: Shimano LX 22-32-44.....Sugino Supershifter
Front DER: XT
Rear DER: XTR
Cassette: XT 11-32.....Titanium
Wheels: Mavic Crossroc and I have a second wheelset Mavic Crosslink
Tubes: Specialized ( I know. Latex is lighter! :P )....Yep go for Eclipse it's lighter than Stans
Tires: Hutchinson Python(crossrocs) Tioga Red Pheniox 1.9"(crosslinks)...Try Conti Supersonic Twister
BB: some TI tapered one
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Joel
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by Joel

nikh wrote:Some semi-cheapish ideas.

Frame: Bianchi Tycoon aluminum 19"
Fork: SID xc
Stem: Bianchi Racing CNC
Bar: ITM outback carbon
Brakes" Avid TI
Lever: Avid TI
Shifters: XT
Grips: Cork Tape
Seatpost: Thomson......USE Alien Thomson MasterPiece
Saddle: Selle Italia SLR XP Selle Italia SLR = same padding, Ti rails in stead of Vanox
Cranks: Bianchi Carbon 4 arm
Chainrings: Shimano LX 22-32-44.....Sugino Supershifter
Front DER: XT
Rear DER: XTR
Cassette: XT 11-32.....Titanium
Wheels: Mavic Crossroc and I have a second wheelset Mavic Crosslink
Tubes: Specialized ( I know. Latex is lighter! :P )....Yep go for Eclipse it's lighter than Stans
Tires: Hutchinson Python(crossrocs) Tioga Red Pheniox 1.9"(crosslinks)...Try Conti Supersonic Twister
BB: some TI tapered one

SPRUNG
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by SPRUNG

What is Vanox anyways? I know thats what the raisl are made out of, but is it light?

nikh
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by nikh

Joel wrote:
nikh wrote:Some semi-cheapish ideas.

Frame: Bianchi Tycoon aluminum 19"
Fork: SID xc
Stem: Bianchi Racing CNC
Bar: ITM outback carbon
Brakes" Avid TI
Lever: Avid TI
Shifters: XT
Grips: Cork Tape
Seatpost: Thomson......USE Alien Thomson MasterPiece
Saddle: Selle Italia SLR XP Selle Italia SLR = same padding, Ti rails in stead of Vanox
Cranks: Bianchi Carbon 4 arm
Chainrings: Shimano LX 22-32-44.....Sugino Supershifter
Front DER: XT
Rear DER: XTR
Cassette: XT 11-32.....Titanium
Wheels: Mavic Crossroc and I have a second wheelset Mavic Crosslink
Tubes: Specialized ( I know. Latex is lighter! :P )....Yep go for Eclipse it's lighter than Stans
Tires: Hutchinson Python(crossrocs) Tioga Red Pheniox 1.9"(crosslinks)...Try Conti Supersonic Twister
BB: some TI tapered one


I thought the Thompson Masterpiece came in a 240mm length only?
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SPRUNG
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by SPRUNG

Thomson Master Peice? I've never heard of it? Is it like Thomson carbon or something?

nikh
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by nikh

Check their website, its a slimmed down version.
Like I said their website only states a 240mm length - for road bikes I presume.

http://www.lhthomson.com/masterpiece2.html

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Joel
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Location: Belgium

by Joel

Ok, I was looking at the Masterpiece and because I'm a roadie most of the time, I didn't looked at the different lenghts :cry:

daver
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Location: Connecticut

by daver

thomson master-piece posts are the biggest scam ever --they're like 20g lighter for 40 bucks more -- U. S. E.

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