Looking to build a 12-lbs climbing bike

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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by Noctiluxx

dudemanppl wrote:How much do you weigh? This influences wheel decisions a LOT. I also don't recommend the Canyon. Sure the frame may be lighter by a bit, but there aren't any light 1 1/4" stem options out there.

I'm 155-lbs.
2018 Bianchi Oltre XR4, (Celeste Matt)
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by Wookski

Noctiluxx wrote:
dudemanppl wrote:eTap is heavier than R9150, Tune Skylines are trash.

How about Ax-Lightness Ultra 25 Tubs? Better than Enve 2.2 Tubs with ceramic hubs?

Way better than 2.2's but your initial post suggested Shimagnolo so I'm not sure if you're worth saving :noidea:

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by Alexandrumarian

If i had a healthy budget for a dream bike right now, it would be the evo with mechanical SR and bora 35. Electric and/or discs woulf be wonderful too but the total for a highend bike would be ridiculous, i'll never have that kind of money :)

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by bm0p700f

35mm carbon rims do make sense as such wheels are stiffer than shallower rimmed wheels given the same spoke count.

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by tonytourist

Imaking20 wrote:That said, forum member RyanH had a very short time with Skylines before they killed themselves (UNfortunately not taking him along).

Fixed it for you :mrgreen:

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