My first road bike ever

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

Just ordered my first road bike ever (after 3 MTB's). Here are the specs:

Component - Type - Weight (g) - Source

Frame - Koga carbon - 1050 (in size 58, mine is size 60) - www.koga.com
Fork - Koga carbon wing - 550 - www.koga.com
Headset - Ritchey A-head zero pro - ??????
Stem - ITM super 330, 120 mm - 180 - www.itm.it
Handlebar - ITM superover, 440 mm - 355 - www.itm.it
Handlebar tape - selev carbon look - 100 (guess) - ?????
Saddle - San Marco Rea K - 236 - Weight Weenies
Seatpost - ITM Millenium - 200 - www.itm.it
Seatbinder - ?????? - 30 (guess) - ????
Front derailleur - shimano 105, double - 81 - www.shimano.com
Rear derailleur - shimano 105, 9 speed - 228 - www.shimano.com
Brake/shifters (F&R) - shimano 105 - 495 - www.shimano.com
Crank set - shimano 105, double - 654 - www.shimano.com
Bottom bracket - shimano 105 - 250 - www.shimano.com
Casette - shimano 105, 12 - 23 - 236 - www.shimano.com
Chain - shimano - 290 - www.shimano.com
Brakes - shimano 105 - 353 - www.shimano.com
Wheels - Mavic Ksyrium SSC SL - 1590 - weight weenies
Inner tubes (F&R)- continental (dont know type) - 120 (guess)
Tires - Continental grand prix 3000 - 420 - weight weenies
Pedals - Shimano PD-R600 - 305 - www.shimano.com
Cables - shimano probable - 150 (guess) - ????

Total weight so far 8008 g
I know there are lots of possibilities for loosingweight (handlebar, fork, ...) But at this point it is a good training bike.
Does anybody know the missing weights/sources in the list and what do you guys think of this bike ??

thx
Ivan

benz76
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by benz76

Ritchey Zero headset = 70 gr.

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by Ivan

Thanks

where did you find that ?

benz76
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by benz76

http://www.shockbike.com
In italian!

But also on Ritchey official website:

http://www.ritcheylogic.com/trpdfcharts/headsets.pdf

Bye, Benz.

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