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I'd say anything you can't buy anymore or Is hard to find 2nd hand that used to make weight weenies smile but maybe the usual cyclist wouldn't quite recognise as being a little bit special

Basso Diamante super record EPS 12
BMC slr01 ultegra Di2


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Oooo how about the LEW racing vt wheels?
I've actually got one where a spoke pulled through which I turned into a mirror Image

Basso Diamante super record EPS 12
BMC slr01 ultegra Di2


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Then I should include in the list that I just bought a NOS Itm 101 classic shape handlebar.
Being an old Deda Newton shallow addicted, it's hard to pass a 170 gramms bar in similar shape.

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Not sure if « best » but ultra exotic,
Le Crew titanium crankset, and carbon stem. Fun to see how thick the Carbon was compared to Darimo products.

I saw the crankset in real, the stem only on magasines and not sure it really went production.

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by WorkonSunday

can we add AX ultra 55T to the list. i think there are still couple of shops that sell them on ebay, but im pretty sure they are old stock. but for 55mm.....boy, those are light. and of course quite ahead of its time by licensing zipp 404fc u-shape rim.
Some say pour 10ml water out of your bottle to save that last bit of the weight. Sorry, i go one step further, i tend to the rider off my bikes. :thumbup:
n+1...14 last time i checked, but i lost count :mrgreen:

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This. For me, hands down the coolest component of the 90s. Image
Specialized Tarmac Sworks SL6, Moots Compact, Carl Strong Titanium

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m4k1 wrote:
Thu Jan 20, 2022 12:52 pm
Stronglight pulsion crank
My 52/42/30 triple (with re-bonded threaded inserts for the granny ring):

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I would need to take some pics but I'd also add the original American Classic 350 Sprint wheels (non-machined brake track). Had them on the same LOOK KG386i as those Stronglight cranks.

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Maybe the litespeed ghisallo frame. Image

Basso Diamante super record EPS 12
BMC slr01 ultegra Di2

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Let's make sure we add pics to the posts guys..

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BMC slr01 ultegra Di2

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Bontrager Buzzkills. Takes the edge off...Image

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Is a Cinelli Spinacci allowed? Adds weight but hey, it was drilled out...

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Magic Motorcycle road crank set
Moratorium titanium crank set
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Darned old spell check...
Morati titanium crank set
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Original Selle Italia SLR 135 g with titanium rails.

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