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  1. #1
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    Feb 2012

    Help me make my FSR 29 Comp lighter

    Hi all
    I have about 1500 miles on my 12 fsr comp 29er now. It weights in right at 30 pounds with my clipless pedals and tubless tires. All stock. I go about 100 miles a week.

    What is the best way to loose some weight on the bike? I am considering spending some money and either going to build up a hardtail for my long XC rides, or try to lighten this bike.

    I am now doing some 30-50 miles xc rides and also doing some xc "events" Not racing yet, but just trying to get better and better. I weigh in at 200 lbs. I have lost 15 so far this summer. So I figure i can't go too light on the rims etc....

    I find that for the most part when I am not singletrack riding and on the XC courses, I have the bike completely locked out, front and back. Should i save my money and start a hardtail search? I will never get rid of this bike though, it is a joy to ride.
    Last edited by Duggerfam; 09-12-2013 at 11:39 AM. Reason: typo

  2. #2
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    Jan 2007
    First - Tires (Schwalbe Racing Ralphs if your terrain is not too rocky)
    Second - Wheels (enve carbons rock, the XC ones will have no problem carrying your weight)

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