Group: Centaur w chorus shifters: 3360 gram: €600
Fork: Kuota K32: 395 gram: €295
Headset: Ritchey WCS: 97 gram: with the fork
Bar: Ritchey WCS OS: 200 gram: €60
Stem: Ritchey WCS OS: 110 gram: €58
Seatpost: Ritchey WCS: 190 gram: €55
Seat: Selle Italia SLR 135 gram: €69
Hubs: FRM FL-R PRO 315 gram: €264
Skewers: FRM 70 gram: with the hubs
Rims: AMClassic 350 720 gram: €116
Spokes: Dt Revo's 28-28 270 gram: € a few euro's
Pedals: PD-M 747 until the new ritchey wcs road pedals are avaible.
200 gram: €???
Bottlecage: Tacx TOA 78 gram: €18
Clinchers: Conti GP 3000 420 gram: €42
Inner Tubes: Vittoria ultra light: 120 gram: €4
The weight of the bike will be 8.3 kilogram, very stiff and cost me less then €1800.
Can you give me advise which parts have to be changed in other lighter ones. I can't spend much more then €1800.
some details to your list.
- the ritchey parts have a higher weight, you will see them in the listings here.
- grand prix3000 aren't very light.
- the kuota fork is also heavier, about 430 gr.
you have forgotten rim tape, grip, nipples, bolts for bottle cages and cables in your list.
AMclassic-fan wrote:Can you give me advise which parts have to be changed in other lighter ones. I can't spend much more then €1800.
If you can, why not?!?
8.3 kilo for a race bike is a LOT! My mtb project is only 0.5 kilo heavier
BTW good luck on buying WCS stuff. The only thing I hear about it is that it is really hard to get.
'Tape was made to wrap your GF's gifts, NOT hold a freakin tire on.'
Crankset - FSA Superlight with American Classic or FRM BB. The campy aluminum cranksets are the most obese parts they make. Even the standard Team Issue FSA should be quite a bit lighter.
Headset - the ritchey weighs without the cap and bolt, campy apparently doesn't because when I switched to a chorus headset from the WCS (to get a lower stack height) it was 10g+ lighter.
Seatpost - American classic aluminum is cheap and lighter.
Saddle - cheapest would be an ebay flite with the cover removed.
Pedals - Speedplay x/2 is not too much or X/1 on ebay or elsewhere if you can get a decent price.
Bottle cages - can't think of any cheap alternatives but they are heavy.
Hubs - American Classic. Might be able to get a better price if you just get the wheels prebuilt from AC too.
If you aren't biased against single pivot brakes some dia compes would cut another big chunk off too.
Fork Carbotech M 24 350 166 €
Wheels AC Sprint 350 1360 640 €
Tyres Conti supersonic 280 18 €
Inner tyres Conti supersonic 100 68 €
Skewers AC 100
Cranck arms Ultegra 643 131 €
Bottom bracket DA Octalink 173 51 €
Ergopowers Xenon 357 55 €
Shift housings Campagnolo 140
Brake housings Campagnolo
Inner cables Campagnolo
Cable guide plate Campagnolo plastic 7
Front derailleur Veloce 93 26 €
Rear derailleur Xenon 232 13 €
Cassette Mirage 231
Chain Record C9 300 17 €
Brakes FRM 235 180 €
Saddle SLR 135 65 €
Seatpost Heylight HS II Superlight 130 115 €
Seatpost clamp Extralite TheClamp 12 18 €
Pedals Cranckbrothers 185 90 €
Headset Record Hiddenset 73 55 €
A-headset spacers Carbon
Stem Syntace F99 107 75 €
Handlebar 3TTT Prima 199 199 61 €
Handlebar tape 7 40 €
Bottle cages Tackx Tao 68 30 €
6917 2.144 €
This is real light, but a bit too expensive, get a good deal on a pair 2nd hand Ksyrium SL or something and you can have the bike for 1800 euro and 7200g
All prices are from Shockbike and Gypzybikz, the site sponsor
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