Mr. Black - 5kg Budget Build (New Pics Pg.6)

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CarpetFibre
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by CarpetFibre

Sweet ride, I bet that's fun to ride. You should get some benotto bartape on that baby!

IcedHalo
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by IcedHalo

Fantastic bike, that's a really light build!

I'm wondering what happened to the rear derailleur hanger? Did you just bend it back into place? Or did you get a new hanger fitted?

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shyeoh
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by shyeoh

Did you acually drill the front FD?

el_duque
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by el_duque

Comanche thanks for the thread, very well done.
dopers suck

JensW
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by JensW

how did you remove logos on the rear mech?

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kgt
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by kgt

impresssive

Stockie
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by Stockie

That is one very nice build sir.
What paint is that on the frame and fork? It seems like matte, but is also a bit glossy…?
I Will make the leap

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andreszucs
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by andreszucs

I vote for ZIPP vumaquad Crankset. I'll shave a least 60g or more :thumbup:

75.5g less in this case....check it out:
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andreszucs
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by andreszucs

Comanche_man wrote:djconnel:
At this point of the build with some items coming in over claimed weight and not using downtube shifters I will have to admit defeat with the goal of 5.0kg and have to settle for sub 5.1kg for the first build. Maybe later I will find a deal on a lighter fork and maybe do a glamor pose with some Tufo's to hit the weight, for now I will live with it. I am done buying parts for a little while and now just need to assemble and ride it. While I am for sure going to miss my goal on the weight, I can't feel too bad since my total money spent is $2612.12. Not too bad if I say so.

Raxel:
If you are talking about the nuts that hold the brakes onto the bike, the ones that are in the picture are aluminum, sadly. The only thing I can think of is that yellow swiss stops are heavier than the stock pads and the rest of the brake has a little extra material here and there.

Here are some of the final parts which includes more stuff that came in over claimed weight :cry:

KMC X10SL - links removed (232g) I am a little sad about this since I have seen this chain pictured on weight weenies lighter than mine without any links removed.
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Some overweight Sram stuff and my attempt to fix it.
Sram Red Shifters Stock (294g) Kinda sad that to get them to claimed weight I would have to get BTP carbon clamps.
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Stock Clamps (30g)
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Modified Clamps (24g) - mods include Ti hardware and slightly lengthened slots in bands.
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Tuned Sram Red shifters (288.5)
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Sram Red FD Stock (70.5g)
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Tuned Red FD with aluminum bolts (67.5g)
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The only Red piece to come in at claimed weight.
Sram Red RD (145g)
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Stock Red barrel adjuster (5.5g)
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Aluminum barrel adjuster (1g)
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Tuned Sram Red RD (134.5g) mods include KCNC jockey wheels, aluminum barrel adjuster, and removing excess cage material and logo removal.
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Once I get the i-link housing put together I will get some pictures up of that.



Hello, first of all I really like your details...congracts on you built. I would like to ask how did you remove the logo on this derailleur, just sanding? what grade? did some painting after?

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journeymonk
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One of my favorite builds here. Tempting me to strip my R3...
"Truth is a pathless land." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

6.29 kg and dropping...

http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=89221

mannequinforce
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by mannequinforce

Impressive. Incredible. Wonderful. All of the above!

Any updates on this build in the last few years?

ardi69gain
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by ardi69gain

How is this bike today?

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