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    Two all carbon Ibis bikes - Silk and Mojo

    Dear fellow Ibissians,

    Within 4 months I replaced my Aluminium setup (Turner Afterburner and a Principia Revolution) with the sweetest carbon frames: A Mojo and a Silk.

    I will also place the pictures of my Silk on the shared thread, but I like the two of them so much, I gave them a thread on their own!!!

    The Mojo comes in at 11.12 kg = 24.515 pounds
    The Silk weighs an incredible 5.80 kg = 12.787 pounds

    And there are still places to shave off some weight, but I want a rideable bike with some punctureresistance...

    I hope you like them, but I love them anyway

    First the Silk, then the Mojo....
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    Now the Mojo

    The Mojo
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    That is a dead sexy pair of bikes you have there!

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    12 3/4 pounds? Yikes.

    That is almost half of the so-called professional road bike I bought in 1970.

    After this weekend, I admit to being the weak link on my bike. But I would love to ride that bike up my old road riding terrain.

    Incredible!

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    wow!! youre making me darn envious!!! pure carbon sex!

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    One of the guys I race with has a Mojo - he describes it as "A couch with pedals". Looks nice, and it even has a mate who has a 10kg Santa Cruz Blur XC jealous.

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    Guys,

    thanx for your positive comments!!!

    Gregg in my case I also am the weakest link in the total riding setup. But at least my bike kicks ass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lowlands
    Dear fellow Ibissians,

    First the Silk, then the Mojo....
    What is the spec on the Silk? Is it a stock fork, what is crank etc? I've been considering the built Silk offering with Force and Easton Ascents. Any comments on the ride or any issues with frame and so on? The price range for the Silk is a difficult one since there are so many offerings in that range. Been looking at Ridley Excalibur, Leopard M1 and a few others. Seems like Ibis might be the lightest for the money.

    Thanks - Chaz

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    Specs Silk

    Chazbo,

    here is the list:

    Silk frame size 53 978 gr
    Storck Stiletto Light fork with aero cover (about 290 gr)
    Extralite The head headset
    Extralite stem
    Schmolke handlebars
    Campa record Shifters-derailleurs-chain-cassette-cables
    AX-lightness seatpost with Use shim
    Selle Italia SLR Carbonio Flow saddle
    Zero Gravity Ti-05 brakes
    Lightweight standard wheels with Schwalbe Stelvio tubulars
    THM Carbones Clavicula crankset 175mm standard
    Carbon Ti Chainrings 52-39

    I cracked my Principia Revolution frame, causing to look for another frame. I took almost all components of that bike to build this one up.
    Because I recently bought a Mojo, I considered the Silk. I must say it is a little bit less responsive than my Principia, but on the other hand it is a far more smooth ride. Climbing etc. is really good and downhill it is a stable ride. Yesterday I did a 70+ km/h with curves and no problem at all. As the frame is lighter than my Aluminium Principia, the bike went under the 6 kg mark easily. There is however merely nothing stock on my ride.. It took me some time to gather the components (money doesn't grow on my back )
    As for pricing, in my opinion the cost-benefit ratio on Ibis frames is great. I really believe you get more quality, service etc. compared to other brands. And it remains something special, even if it is carbon grey...

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