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    Good job! Demo ride a moment with the Downieville Outfitters

    I got my custom build thru Greg Long
    Talas 36 RC2,formula K24s,Fox DHX 5.0 air, Mavis sx wheels, WTB saddle, Sram X-9 shifters, race face Atlas cranks,headset,neck,seat post and bottom bracket.
    The bike rides like a dream,at a weight of 27 pounds

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    27 pounds !

    WOW. My med Moment also has a Fox DHX Air, Fox 36 TALAS RC2, Thomsom stem and seatpost, Hayes carbon brakes, Chris King / Mavic 819 wheelset, XT Hollowtech crankset, Easton aluminum bar, SRAM X - gen front der, SRAM XO rear der. But, it weights 31.5 lbs. How on earth did you get a Moment to 27 lbs? GOOD WORK.
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    put your Moment on a wieght loss plan

    Quote Originally Posted by yangpei
    WOW. My med Moment also has a Fox DHX Air, Fox 36 TALAS RC2, Thomsom stem and seatpost, Hayes carbon brakes, Chris King / Mavic 819 wheelset, XT Hollowtech crankset, Easton aluminum bar, SRAM X - gen front der, SRAM XO rear der. But, it weights 31.5 lbs. How on earth did you get a Moment to 27 lbs? GOOD WORK.
    start with your wheels,go Mavic SL UST wheels,punt the brakes,go formula K18/K24 180/200 much liter system FSA gravity bars, what kind of saddle do you have,try to find a liter one if possible.

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    I really don't think your Moment weighs 27Ibs. The lowest i've had mine is 30 and that is with SX wheels, oro brakes, Pace forks, XTR everywhere, Float R shock, carbon bars etc. Unless you have ridiculous tyres on there, then it just isn't possible. I think i could have gone to 29 with skinny tyres, but i really don't want to end up in casualty.
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    Moment is a trail bike

    The Moment is a 6 in travel trail bike. It's meant to be able to do drops. Therefore, I purposely built my bike with all-mountain components - no carbon and reasonable weight wheels. The Mavic 819's are pretty light. The Mavic SL's are cross country race wheels. I would use those on a 3-4 in travel xc bike, if I had one. The Moment frame is 8lbs with air shock, the 36 TALAS is about 5 lbs. If I wanted to make my bike as light as I wanted to and still be happy with it's strength for intended uses, it'd be about 30 lbs. That's running reasonably light 700-800 gm 2.3 tires (not 2.1 xc tires).
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    i see your problem...

    Quote Originally Posted by yangpei
    WOW. My med Moment also has a Fox DHX Air, Fox 36 TALAS RC2, Thomsom stem and seatpost, Hayes carbon brakes, Chris King / Mavic 819 wheelset, XT Hollowtech crankset, Easton aluminum bar, SRAM X - gen front der, SRAM XO rear der. But, it weights 31.5 lbs. How on earth did you get a Moment to 27 lbs? GOOD WORK.
    Its the x-gen front der.
    Damn thing is a frickin boat anchor

    dont believe me? take it off and give it a heft.
    OK so maybe its not going to save you pounds ,
    but comparing it on the bench to my cheapy old LX and the x-gen feels like it weighs at least double.

    It also turns out to be incompatible with a generic triple chainring setup (RF Deus) on my Epiphany (when set up within the SRAM spec)...bottoms out on the chainstay at about 4.75 inches of travel....

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    Are you sure its not an EPI. My Med. Moment weighs around 35#'s. I really don't want to know the actual weight cause it may be more.

    27#'s? Maybe with a full XC build on a small frame with ai shock..

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    Mine it totally 27#s...it's me that's so fat.

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    I thought it was lighter

    I'm a ass, I just put my Moment on a real bike scale and it weighs 30 pounds , sorry for making your blood boil,but It still climbs like a 27 pounder

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    Thanks

    I feel better. I know my build isn't the lightest in the world, but it isn't that heavy either. I can live with 31.5 lbs. Enjoy the bike - I love my Moment! I haven't been up to Downieville in a while, but would love to take the Moment the next time I go.
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    Ahh Downieville

    Quote Originally Posted by yangpei
    I feel better. I know my build isn't the lightest in the world, but it isn't that heavy either. I can live with 31.5 lbs. Enjoy the bike - I love my Moment! I haven't been up to Downieville in a while, but would love to take the Moment the next time I go.
    When you do get up there with your Moment let us know,we will go hammer big boulder or Elwell those are good all mountain rides

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