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    Need advice how to lighten up the Giant Anthem advanced 2013 29er

    I just purchased the Giant 2013 Anthem 2 advanced 29er, real happy with the bike, just wanted to get some advice the best way to lighten the bike up to start with, like a carbon seat post from Giant? Carbon bars? what do you guys think?

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    The biggest bang for your buck will come from the wheelset. You can shave 1.5lbs off what you have for around $400-500. Everything else is going to get a little pricier. If you often stay in just 1 chainring I would consider dumping the others and the front derailleur for a 1x system. That would be close to another pound.
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    Thanks, I was looking at Stan's wheels set, ZTR Arch EX 29er Stock Wheelset that would fit my style of riding, thanks for the advice man!

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    Need advice how to lighten up the Giant Anthem advanced 2013 29er

    I rode a pair Arch EX last season and they are a really good wheel. Super easy to setup tubeless. I went with Crest this year. I'd consider them if you are a lightweight rider.
    '14 Giant Anthem Adv 29
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    '13 Trek Superfly 29
    '11 Trek 4300 Disc

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    Thanks for the advice, I am 180, however I ride hard and try to ride as smooth as I can, use to race long time ago, might do a few races here and there, I just want them to last in the long run.

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