So I am trying to save weight while upgrading as well.
I am also 220 lbs and I ride super hard.
Here is my setup:
2x10 complete xt drivetrain
Hope M4's front rear
Hope 2 piece 183 mm sawtooth rotors
Recon slilver fork
sette razo frame 29er 18"
inferno 23 wheelset (unknown/standard hubs with i23)
2.35 nobby nic in front
2.25 rara in rear
WTB aviator seat
sette standard stem, handlebar, seatpost
I have some parts that can obviously go from xt to xtr.
but I am not willing to pay that much just for weight because the performance is close to the same.
I could use Xc brakes instead of DH. But I love the stopping power.
So the place I see improvement could be the:
Which one of these upgrades would make the biggest impact on overall weight and ride-ability?
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