Lighten Up Scott Foil 15

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by dtrunner

I am looking to lighten up my Scott Foil 15. I built it up as a hilly course tri bike. I am competing in Las Vegas and Kona at World Championships and am reviewing the bike components. I am seeking advice to lighten the bike for these events.
Current bike:
weight 17 lbs.. I am looking at Madfiber wheels and possibly new crank

Integrated Aero bars: Profile Design Aeria
Stem: ENVE carbon
Shifters: Di2 Ultegra shifters, on aerobars and cowhorns.
Deraileurs: Ulterga Di2 front and rear derailleur
Brakes: TPR 960
Crank: SRAM quarq
Seat Post: Ritchey Carbon
Frame: Scott Foil HMF Carbon weight 2.8 lbs
Rear Cassette: Ultegra 12 - 28
Seat: Sella Italia Flo
Chain: Dura Ace
Wheels: zipp firecrest 303 on front, 404 zipp firecrest on rear

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by Zigmeister

To give you an idea, I have a Team edition. This is the build.

Frame: 2012 Scott Foil HMX NET Carbon 56cm Team Edition Red/Black
Fork: Full carbon Scott HMX Net Carbon
Headset: Ritchey WCS Integrated Drop-in Tapered Headset 1 1/4" to 1-1/8 slammed
Crank/Power Meter: Quarq/SRAM S975 172.5mm
Chainrings: Rotor QRings 52/39
BottomBracket: SRAM INT Press-Fit BB
Handlebar: 3T Ergosum Team Carbon shallow-drop, 31.8, 44cm
Stem: Ritchey WCS 4 Axis Gloss Carbon Weave, 100mm, -6 degree (Sometimes, 3T Integra Team 110m, add 100g+)
Wheels: HongFu 40mm Wide Aero Clincher, Alchemy ORC UL/ELF Hubs, CXRays. Race day: Zipp 303 Firecrest Tubular
Tires: Continental GP4000S 23c Clinchers. Tubulars: Vittoria Corsa Evo CX 320tpi 23c
Chain: KMC X10SL Chain
Rear Cassette: DuraAce 11-23T or Ultegra 6700
Front Derailleur: SRAM Red Black Steel Cage Braze-on
Rear Derailleur: SRAM Red Black
Shifters: SRAM Red
Brakes: Sram Red w/Zipp Platinum pads
Saddle: Williams Aurora SLC Carbon rail 143mm
Seatpost: Scott Foil Carbon zero-offset
Cages: Carbon flat clear coated
Pedals: Speedplay Zero Stainless
Computer: Garmin Edge 500 w/cadence, speed and HR
Cables: Jagwire Racer Black cable kit brakes/shifters
Bar wraps: Black cork
Chain catches: Aluminum Taiwan FD mounted and Integrated Scott Catcher

Total weight 15.2 lbs. With Zipps 14.8 lbs.

Your groupset and wheels are probably adding nearly a pound of weight alone as a comparison to my build. Also, not sure how much weight difference there is between the HMX and HMF carbon frames and layup, that could be another 100gms maybe. Not sure.

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