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    Cross bike weight

    I didn't see any other threads on this. What is the average weight of most cross bikes? I know everyone is different. But are we talking high teens, low twenties... high twenties?

    I just picked up a 2011 specialized crux carbon expert which is 18.1 pounds... I thought that was probably ridiculously light for a cross bike. I know there are not a ton of carbon cross bikes out there. But I don't know what they should or could weight. What is everyones bike weigh in at?

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    my trek cronus cx ultimate (w/ several upgrades) weighs in at 16lbs 7ozs as of last week.

    I think the neighbourhood of 19 to 20 lbs would be the "average" of cross bikes, obviously higher end 'race' bikes will be lower and the multi-purpose commuter styles will be slightly heavier.
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    It has to be under 20 pounds. Anything under 17 would be nice. Under 15 is crazy light.

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    My Cx in the Single Speed Form weights in at 17lbs.

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    So it really depends on how you weigh it... Do you weigh it as you ride it or stripped down without pedals? My carbon Hakkalugi weighs about 18.5# with pedals, cages, seat bag, and pump... Obviously it would weigh a bit less if stripped down to race...
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    this is my 2011 GT CX type 1. the last time this bike was on a scale at a shop, it weighed in at 24.5 pounds with ritchey 40's and the seatbag. this bike's msrp is (was) $2029. i figure if one removes the seatbag and bottle cages along with using the original maxxis larsen 35's it came with, the weight out the shop door must be around 23-23.5 pounds.

    performance bike gave me this as a warranty replacement for a much lesser schwinn 'cross bike, so i have no complaints whatsoever about the weight.
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    Last time I checked, my Gunnar Crosshairs weighed 9.75kg (21.5 lbs). I've since upgraded to some much heavier tyres, so I'd guess it's somewhere around 10kg.
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    Carbon

    Uhh, not sure where you race but there is a pile of carbon on the starting line here in SoCalCross series. Not sure if it is the best material yet as I doubt most companies have invested the time in the myriad of layups which would extract the best ride characteristics. For the record my wife and I race sub 17 lb alloy framed bikes W/ XTR pedals. For the SS races, we zip tie the shifter in one gear to get another race in the day for a nominal cost. I had never raced SS till last season and it is a lot of fun. Hate ss for mtb, but in cross with such short descents there is no time to get pissed about not being able to keep pedaling in a descent gear, just spin like mad and pile on more pain. Love 'cross, miss 'cross, only a few months away....

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    My 60cm 2011 Chili Con Crosso is 18lbs with 1x10 Rival, Avid Ultimates, Hope/Notube Alpha wheels, and a Brooks Ti Swallow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turnerbikes View Post
    For the SS races, we zip tie the shifter in one gear to get another race in the day for a nominal cost. I had never raced SS till last season and it is a lot of fun.DT
    You guys race for Rapha, don't you?

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    My Felt F-75x is 20. The only changes were taking off the interrupter levers and changing brakes.

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    My Stevens Carbon Cross weighs in at 17.1 lbs with a mix of SRAM Red/Rival and Alpha 340 Wheels (not yet set up tubeless). Probably could reduce it a little more, but 17lbs is good enough for me.

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    My Dirty Disco weighs in at 18 lbs fully loaded, pedals, cages, etc... Running Stans Crest tubeless and not many crazy light parts.

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    how much money are you people spending on these sub twenty pound bikes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shekky View Post
    how much money are you people spending on these sub twenty pound bikes?
    Probably more than what my car is worth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shekky View Post
    how much money are you people spending on these sub twenty pound bikes?
    My bike is 16lbs even and I've got under $2000.00. invested. If you build smart do your own work and don't need labels it's not too hard. Oh and go 1x if it's only used for racing.
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    CAVEAT: I'm Canadian so I`m dealing in CDN prices.

    Bike: a hair under $2500 from the Trek Store at the Toronto Bike Show. (taxes incl.)
    Wheelset: A hair under $1193 - from Ebay (these are totals - cost, ship., tax. and other `fees` if applicable included)
    Saddle: $128 from Ebay
    Handlebar, Tape, Stem and Seatpost: $688 from 3T in Italy
    Cassette, tires & tubes, levers, multi-tool, sausage suit, build and install wheelset, repair one broken rear der. cable: about $600 from LBS
    swap stem, handlebar, seatpost and saddle: $0 performed by me!

    My math skills would have that just a hair over $5000, but once again, that`s Canadian funds, so it`s probably more like less than $2000 in American funds. lol
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    I've got a Blue Norcross Sl that is in the high 15s when fully dressed for battle (tubies, etc.). Could go lighter if I didn't have aluminum post, stem and bars and a heavy seat and 2x. Like others have said, you can build a crazy light bike for a reasonable amount of money if you're patient with good timing.

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    19.5-20 lbs. Steel and disc brakes.

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    2000 s-works cx 19lbs (60cm) . picked off craigslist for well under $1k.

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    this reviewer calls my bike 20.7 with pedals. yes, mine is GT's "medium".

    GT CX1 | Cross Bike Review

    how the hell did i gain about three pounds when i've done nothing to this bike but use old school 737's and big assed tires...and a WTB speed V saddle. i weighed mine today at 24.5 lbs with the seatbag removed. the only extras on the bike when it was on the scale were the bottle cages and knog lights.

    are 45's and their slightly larger tubes THAT much heavier?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shekky View Post
    are 45's and their slightly larger tubes THAT much heavier?
    depends on the tire. using the schwalbe marathon as an example ( its a heavy tire to begin with)
    a 25 weighs 540g
    a 35 weighs 730g
    a 45 weighs 985g

    so going from a 35 to a 45 is 1.1 lb in that pair of tires.

    and staying 35 but switching to the marathon racers (375g) will shave 1.5lbs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slozomby View Post
    depends on the tire. using the schwalbe marathon as an example ( its a heavy tire to begin with)
    a 25 weighs 540g
    a 35 weighs 730g
    a 45 weighs 985g

    so going from a 35 to a 45 is 1.1 lb in that pair of tires.

    and staying 35 but switching to the marathon racers (375g) will shave 1.5lbs
    good point. i'm running the panaracer fire cross. a quick check indicates that even the folding bead of this tire weighs a pound and a half...

    i'm sure that my vintage 737's are chubby, too...

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    Vicious Slider w/steel fork, tubies, and Force is in at ~19lbs
    Giant TCX w/Rival and tubies is in at ~18
    Traitor Crusade SSCX w/steel fork and tubies is in at ~18

    My clincher wheels add about a pound to each. All are equipped with Thompson bits and Ritchey metal bits because I'm no flyweight and I need the strength over the weight. I could probably get the TCX into the 16's if I put about $1000 into it. The Crusade could easily be a 16lb bike with a carbon fork and light wheels. All of my tubular builds are handbuilt with ultegra hubs, reflex rims, and double butted spokes, so nothing too flashy there either.

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    My cross bike is fat. 22 lbs for a mostly stock Kona Jake the Snake of 2009 vintage. Of course that's with clinchers 35c knobbies, cages, seat bag full of stuff.

    Lighter than stock bits ended up being some trp CX 8.4 mini v's and some salsa 46cm bar and ditching the top levers.

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    ~22 lbs here for an aluminum jamis and their relatively low-end carbon fork. I swapped tiagra derailleurs for ultegra, shifters for 105s and replaced stock crank with FSA gossamer. But also went from 9sp to 10. All that may have shaved a bit off, but until I lose 40 lbs I won't worry about the extra 5

    I am looking for new wheels soon, not sure how much weight it'll save but hoping to get some smoother hubs.
    Yeah I only carry cans cause I'm a weight weenie.

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    Just finished up mine today. Its a Charge Filter Cross frame with a steel Salsa fork, aluminum bar, stem and post. I built it up with Force shifters and rear derailleur, Shorty Ultimate brakes, CX-70 front derailleur, DT 350 hubs, Hed Belgium rims, DT Revolution spokes and Challenge Grifo clincher tires. Haven't bought pedals for it yet but I'm sitting at 20.72 lbs. Not bad for an off the shelf steel frame and fork with some decent components.
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    My Cronus CX Ultimate is 17.3lbs. Mostly stock. Only made it tubeless and added an RXL bar and XXX stem.

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    Got a 60cm 09 jake the snake in at 23lbs with 28mm tires.
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    My '10, 60cm Masi CXR weighs in around 21 lbs with cages, pedals, tektro mini-v's, and 32c Ritchey Speedmax tires. Could probably drop that down to 20 lbs or slightly below with some better parts here and there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by croatiansensation View Post
    My '10, 60cm Masi CXR weighs in around 21 lbs with cages, pedals, tektro mini-v's, and 32c Ritchey Speedmax tires. Could probably drop that down to 20 lbs or slightly below with some better parts here and there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by davesauvageau View Post
    Just finished up mine today. Its a Charge Filter Cross frame with a steel Salsa fork, aluminum bar, stem and post. I built it up with Force shifters and rear derailleur, Shorty Ultimate brakes, CX-70 front derailleur, DT 350 hubs, Hed Belgium rims, DT Revolution spokes and Challenge Grifo clincher tires. Haven't bought pedals for it yet but I'm sitting at 20.72 lbs. Not bad for an off the shelf steel frame and fork with some decent components.
    Finished with pedals it is 21.35 lbs. Not bad for a steel frame and fork with an aluminum bar, stem and post.
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    19,95 LBS.

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    Shimano 105 CX chainset, SH 600 derrailleur, Ultegra levers, and old SHimano 600+Mavic Open Pro wheels (5 Lb. wheelset included 12/27 cassette)

    Tyres are Continental CX Race 35 mm.


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    The latest weight on my Van Dessel Gin & Trombones disc version is 19lb-15oz. It's going to drop with some upgrades due to arrive soon.

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    My On One Dirty Disco is 19.25: all carbon f&f, discs, Stans ZTR Crests. But I've got some heavy commuting tires on now to get me over blacktop, gravel, and dirt. Putting on my Stan's Ravens would shed a pound. Rubber is heavy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 88 rex View Post
    19.5-20 lbs. Steel and disc brakes.
    I'd like to see that. Post a pic.

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    Cannondale Super X hi-mod, single speed (team beer), SRAM Red, Thomson and Ritchey bits and mavic ksyrium tubies: 15.3 pounds.

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    My 56cm surly cross check weighs 21lbs as it sits in this picture. not the lightest by a long shot


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    That's an old one - 1" steerer. Who makes that chain keeper?

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    It's a 99. That's the e13 xcx cx guide

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    2011 Ridley X-Fire with full Rival (GXP crank), Avid Shorty Ultimates, Ritchey WCS stem/seatpost, Ritchey Biomax bar, WTB Silverado saddle, Xpedo pedals, Stan's Alpha 340 w/ Michelin Mud 2's tubeless. Comes in at 17.75 lbs

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    thats crazy

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    Quote Originally Posted by hunttofu View Post
    Cannondale Super X hi-mod, single speed (team beer), SRAM Red, Thomson and Ritchey bits and mavic ksyrium tubies: 15.3 pounds.
    Pictures or it didn't happen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rivet View Post
    Pictures or it didn't happen.
    Quite frankly with toobies, a high end drive train w/ BB30 bracket and in single speed form, I'm surprised it's not closer to around 15 flat, especially if it's a medium or smaller frame size.
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    Does it really matter how much the CX bike weights since we are racing on mostly flat terrain? Isn't it about having great grip, great brakes, and a bike that you can put explosive power out?

    Anyway, my Ridley X-Ride is 18.5# race weight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mooddude View Post
    Does it really matter how much the CX bike weights since we are racing on mostly flat terrain?
    Weight matters where you constantly accelerate and decelerate: it takes a lot of energy to do those things and a heavy bike reacts slower. Of course, say you weigh 150 lbs., the diff between lite and heavy might be 170 lbs. and 165 lbs.

    For elite racers it's important, for everyone else doing it for fun, not so much.

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    2009 Specialized S Works TriCross Carbon

    It's around 18.5 pounds. I'm looking to upgrade the handlebars and maybe the wheels at some point...maybe. I have a new mountain bike to purchase first.
    I like to ride bikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mooddude View Post
    Does it really matter how much the CX bike weights since we are racing on mostly flat terrain? Isn't it about having great grip, great brakes, and a bike that you can put explosive power out?

    Anyway, my Ridley X-Ride is 18.5# race weight.
    Bike weight always matters, in some disciplines more than others. I'll tell you, on a course that has a lot of run ups and you are shouldering or suit casing the bike a bunch I'd rather have a 16lb bike than a 22 lb bike. This is especially true the lighter the person is. Because of their lower upper body strength I think serious women crossers should be on the lightest bike they can get that is still reliable.
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    I dont typically participate in weight weenie tomfoolery but when I get my carbon tubbies glued up and installed I think my Dirty Disco will weigh 18.5. I need to upgrade the crank/pedals/cassette anyway. Maybe it will get into the 17s...
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    This thing has to be around 26 or 27 lbs, maybe more? It's ok. Holds up to some serious abuse.


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    My Rocky Mountain is 17.3 lbs. Full force, Stans tubeless, 35 Conti Cyclo Race

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    Do you race it? What's your normal tire pressure?

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    Never weighed it, but my $995 large-size 2010 Scott CX Team is probably around, um, I tell myself 18.5 pounds but reality tells me it's probably 21 with pedals?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by zmiko View Post
    My Rocky Mountain is 17.3 lbs. Full force, Stans tubeless, 35 Conti Cyclo Race
    What RM do you have? I have a 2011 CXR that I am tweaking right now. So far I am going to/have updgraded or changed the following;

    - Already changed to wider cheapo bars, now want to go to carbon bars since this is more for long distance rides with rough road gravel.
    - want to add a carbon seatpost as I think it will help with vibration dampening
    - Purchased and will be Changing to TRP CX8.4 v brakes
    - Want to upgrade Crankset to Force (from Apex) to 34/42
    - Tires looking for something a least 35 might just stick with Maxxis Mud Wrangler might go to something faster rolling (Conti race a definite option).
    - Eventually tubeless clincher set, the current Fulcrum 5 set is nice though
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    You can get Easton EC90 bars and Ultegra/DA wheels on sale right now at Jenson.

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    Wow there are some light bikes here. I don't race but the last time I weighed by GF Presidio I thought it was around the 25-26lb mark. I'm going to have to put it on the scales tonight as that sounds like a ton compared with what's been listed here.

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    2012 Ridley X-Night with Dura Ace deraileurs, SRM Hollowgram, Avid Shorty Ultimates, FSA Plasma Integrated bar/stem, Fizik Kurve Bull saddle, Shimano XTR pedals, Easton EC90 SL w/FMB Sprint tubulars - 15.4 lbs. Yes, the bike is worth more than the car that it gets transported in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by limba View Post
    Do you race it? What's your normal tire pressure?
    I do race a little, plan to do more this fall. I mostly ride it on local singletrack and commute once in a while. I'm usually around 35 PSI with the Contis

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    Quote Originally Posted by HEMIjer View Post
    What RM do you have? I have a 2011 CXR that I am tweaking right now. So far I am going to/have updgraded or changed the following;

    - Already changed to wider cheapo bars, now want to go to carbon bars since this is more for long distance rides with rough road gravel.
    - want to add a carbon seatpost as I think it will help with vibration dampening
    - Purchased and will be Changing to TRP CX8.4 v brakes
    - Want to upgrade Crankset to Force (from Apex) to 34/42
    - Tires looking for something a least 35 might just stick with Maxxis Mud Wrangler might go to something faster rolling (Conti race a definite option).
    - Eventually tubeless clincher set, the current Fulcrum 5 set is nice though
    Mine is a Solo Team CXR as well. I bought it as a frame only and built it up custom.

    Ritchey wcs full carbon fork with Cane Creek 110 headset.
    Stans Alpha Cyclocross wheels (Alpha 340 rims laced to American Classic hubs)
    Full force group with a compact crank, 34/50 for summer, i have 38/46 for cross
    I just switched to the CX 8.4's from some Sinz bmx mini v's and they perform much better, very happen with them.
    Salsa Cowbell 2 bar, which I love
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    Lizard Skins DSP tape in Orange which matches the bike very well

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    Quote Originally Posted by ms6073 View Post
    Yes, the bike is worth more than the car that it gets transported in.
    This is the only way to roll!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ms6073 View Post
    2012 Ridley X-Night with Dura Ace deraileurs, SRM Hollowgram, Avid Shorty Ultimates, FSA Plasma Integrated bar/stem, Fizik Kurve Bull saddle, Shimano XTR pedals, Easton EC90 SL w/FMB Sprint tubulars - 15.4 lbs. Yes, the bike is worth more than the car that it gets transported in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shekky View Post
    how much money are you people spending on these sub twenty pound bikes?
    My bike weighs in a 19.9 lbs, I spent $350 on it (granted I had a lot of spare parts lying around.) I got a frame for $50 (rocky mountain RC10, old hybrid frame that will work fine until I try to race)

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    Maybe I think its weird that I think my cross bike is a pig at 19lbs with pedals, fenders, gps and a brooks saddle.
    2007 tcx
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    this thread is making me feel alot better that mine is only 19lbs in commuter mode

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    Some light bikes here.

    My "manbearpig" weighs over 25lbs- steel frameset, Stans 29er trail wheels, 42c tires

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    Complaining about a 19lb cross bike lol

    Mine weighs 22lbs with SRAM red on it!

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    2013 Ridley X-Ride Apex Disc all stock with Shimano 540 pedals is right at 20lbs. The brakes added about a pound and a half over last years bike.

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    Was the added weight worth it?

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    I don't mind the extra weight. This is my only bike and is used on singletrack mostly. I have raced it twice and the advantage of late braking pays off incredibly. Unfortunatly the bike is way more capable at winning than I am.

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    Mine is easily 28lbs (haven't weighed it yet). 61cm Civilian Vive Le Roi...steel frame with carbon fork. The wheelset seems to be a major factor. Rear wheel felt about as heavy as my Volkswagen.
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    I would consider sub-23 lbs. respectible

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    My Quantec frame with Ultegra (3x) and Ritchey WCS, frame height 60cm, bottle cage, Racing Ralphs and quite a bit of mud on it weighed in at 9.7 kg last night. No additional brake levers, though. Guess with lighter eggbeaters, saddle, and cleaned it could easily be 9.4 kg.

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    My swisscross with average components is about 9.2 kilos....

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    2012 Redline Conquest Team
    17 lbs 6 oz.
    (with spd pedals and 2 alu bottle cages)

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    Just weighed my Lynskey ProCross Disc. It is no lightweight at 19lbs 5oz (currently with tubes), but I love this bike. It is set up for Gravel Grinders, as I do not race cross. It is substantially heavier when I ride (Frame pump, loaded seat bag, etc.), but the bike is quick, handles nicely and is pretty comfortable on long rides.

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    18.9 lb - swiss cross, force/rival mix with some wcs AL parts and stans 340's.

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    Masi S/S 55cm Monster Cross Bike with pedals: 22.3lbs
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    Kona Jake the Snake 56cm: 22lbs

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    Salsa Chili Con Crosso (Scandium) :19lbs

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    Gary Fisher Presidio (OX Platinum Steel), Ultegra w/ Fulcrum 5 wheelset - 22.5lbs and a smooth ride!
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    Sadly, my Trek CrossRip weighs in at an embarrassing 11kg (24 pounds).
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    Well, I don't know if it's accurate, but I likes it!
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    My Specialized Crux carbon with hydro discs, SRAM Red 10 speed der's and Exogram crank, 12-32 1070 cassette, Stan's Iron Cross wheels with Clement MSO 40mm running tubeless weighs a touch under 18 lbs. Was just over 20 with the stock Rival components and Axis 1 wheels with Specialized Trigger 38mm tires with tubes.
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    Just got my bike re-sorted for race season (winter/training tires off, etc).

    07 Specialized Sworks Tricross 61cm 1x9, sworks carbon crank/stem/seatpost, mostly all light other stuff, Roval 21/22mm wheels still running tubed.

    19 pounds even, I imagine getting a lightweight tubeless wheelset would save some real weight, but this is 5 pounds lighter than my first old carbon road race bike! ('91 Allez Epic 105).

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    My ebay Frankenbike weighs in just over 23lbs.
    Scattante Frame powdercoated blue size 57
    SL3 Carbon fork with Steel Steerer
    ultegra bits... BB, Rear D, 12-27 cassette
    105 FD
    Ritchey WCS crank
    FSA omega headset and stem
    Shimano Sora shifters
    Control Tech Alu bar
    Aksium wheels, Specialized Terra Pro tires

    Feels like a beast compared to my buddy's tricked out Van Dessel FTB with tubies. His is near 16lbs.

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    My 54cm Ridley weighed 19.8lbs stock with Shimano M520 MTB pedals and el cheapo metal bottle cage.

    With a more comfy Serfas seat it now weighs about half lb. more.

    When I first got this bike I thought it was super light, now it feels heavy to me...... until I pick up my MTB, haha.
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    Custom buildt Stevens Team Carbon.
    Quite a weight weenie build with 6,4 kg or 14,1 lbs. Fully usable but in the end it's all about money. But its cool having a cross bike which is as light as the street bikes.










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    My 2014 Carbon Crux Pro came in @ 17lbs 1oz without pedals. I'm very happy with that weight for a size 58 frameset, Carbon SRAM Force cranks, Avid Shorty Ultimates, etc.

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    '13 S-Works Crux Frameset with SRAM Force group set (but Apex shifters), Avid Shorty Ultimate brakes, Shimano SPD pedals (the model under XT... whatever those are), Specialized Lithia saddle, and just your standard alloy bars, with Axis 2.0 wheels and Captain Pro CX tires with tubes came in at 19.1 pounds for me! My cross bike is apparently a fatty... I'm sure switching to my racing wheels will help. But otherwise I am pretty happy with it, though most likely going to the CX1 setup when it's available to drop the front derailleur.

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    Ibis Hakkalugi < 18 lbs.



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    Quote Originally Posted by sooshee View Post
    '13 S-Works Crux Frameset with SRAM Force group set (but Apex shifters), Avid Shorty Ultimate brakes, Shimano SPD pedals (the model under XT... whatever those are), Specialized Lithia saddle, and just your standard alloy bars, with Axis 2.0 wheels and Captain Pro CX tires with tubes came in at 19.1 pounds for me! My cross bike is apparently a fatty... I'm sure switching to my racing wheels will help. But otherwise I am pretty happy with it, though most likely going to the CX1 setup when it's available to drop the front derailleur.
    Yeah, it's your Axis 2.0 wheels, they are heavy.
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    Bought this used TCX Advanced SL frame and slapped on all my old parts from my road bike along with new brakes, tires and saddle. Weighs 19.5lbs with pedals. I'm sure the Shimano 105 5600 doesn't help but this bike will serve my needs well for now.


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    My All City Macho Man Disc came in at 26lbs.. It's Ultegra/CX70 10sp with 40c Kenda Happy Mediums. The wheels are Bontrager Dusters laced to M475 or something Shimano hubs.

    Drops a lot of weight with carbon wheels and road tires but I haven't weighed it that way. The Bontrager wheels are around 2200g I suspect and the tires are around 1kg each so the with road wheels and tires the bike is probably 2lbs less.

    It's not a weight weenies bike though as the frame set is pretty heavy IMO. The frame is around 6-7lbs and the fork is around 3lbs IIRC. It's pretty much like starting with a rigid 29er frame weight wise. Though it's a very nice riding bike.

    A cross bike less than 20lbs is pretty nice. A lot of people acting like that's heavy because there are 13lb 10K USD road bikes...

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    Cross bike weight

    My old surly weighed 20.5lbsCross bike weight-imageuploadedbytapatalk1399380031.368510.jpg

    And my new trek crockett 7 weighs 18.6lbs. Cross bike weight-imageuploadedbytapatalk1399380063.184036.jpg

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    You took a cross bike up chimney gulch? I'm impressed.

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    I just brought home my new Trek Boone 5 Disc, size 52. It weighed 20.05 lbs out of the box with Candy2 pedals on it. Now the lightening starts. I hope to have it under 18 by cross season. carbon tubulars, dugasts, carbon bars, lighter saddle, cassette, and maybe stem.
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    You took a cross bike up chimney gulch? I'm impressed.
    I actually took it up lookout and down chimney gulch from the top to the bottom

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    Cross bike weight

    I still have a hard time believing in some of some of these sub 18lb weights.

    I weighed my Gary Fisher Presidio last night in real world kit (dual cage mounts, attached pump, rear light but without saddle bag) and it came in at 24lbs 3oz.

    I then proceeded to strip the thing down. The frame with headset cups and BB (can't get those out) comes in at an enormous 6lb 1oz (2750g) but hey it's comfy steel. The fork, though carbon, is still a weighty 1lb 10oz (750g).

    I'm going to weigh everything as I build it back up so see where the weight is. I have a new wheelset that is going to shed over a 1lb in weigh and there was probably a good few ounces of solidified Cafelatex in my latex tubes. As I rebuild I am going to get rid of some items that perhaps are not needed such as Avid Crosstop levels. Hoping I can get to 21lbs "stripped" and perhaps 23lbs real world with cages, bags and what not.

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    Don't sweat it too much Kerry. 24# is pretty damn high but a "race" cx bike sub 18# is pretty easily achievable (I'm on the short side but my 51c Ridley x-fire is just north of 16# without any conscious trimming).

    If you're riding/racing durability is paramount.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SGCrossRip View Post
    Sadly, my Trek CrossRip weighs in at an embarrassing 11kg (24 pounds).
    I shed a couple pounds on my Crossrip LTD with a Velocity wheelset. I'm at 22lbs and could shed a bit more here and there over time.
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    Lynskey Procross ML
    Enve CX fork
    Cane Creek 40 headset
    Dura-ace shifters, RD, and CX70 FD.
    Zipp Vuma Quad Crankset
    S-works carbon bar
    Ritchey WCS 260 stem
    Lynskey Ti post
    S-works Toupe 143 Saddle.
    Carbon clinchers
    TRP hy/rd brakes
    Ashima Ai2 rotors.
    Specialized Tracer Tires.
    Xpedo M-Force 8 Ti Pedals.
    Thru-bolt skewers.

    ~18.4lbs.

    EDIT: Updated parts.
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