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    2013 Superfly Elite SL Diet

    Hello fellow weight weenies! I just bought a new superfly elite sl and want to drop some weight without spending a ton. I'm open to any suggestions you guys have. I'm already planning on tubeless, 1x10 with a wolf tooth chainring, and maybe an enve bar and post unless you guys have a better suggestion!

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    Wheels, crank, and saddle are some places you can drop a lot of weight. Foam grips, maybe a lighter stem and seatpost.
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    Just ordered a wolf tooth chain ring for 1x10 and an enve seatpost and handlebar today. Going to set the wheels up tubeless tmrw. I'm thinking about light bicycle rims with 240 hubs anyone have any experience with those rims or a light yet reliable hub choice?

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    That's my rim and hub of choice. Build'em with DT Aerolite spokes and it's the lightest wheelset possible. Get the AM width rims, not the narrow XC rims.
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    Any idea what the weight of that wheel set it with the 240s and aerolites?

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    The set I built was 26", 32 spoke, used 142mm & 20mm hubs, and weighed just under 1400g.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lelandjt View Post
    That's my rim and hub of choice. Build'em with DT Aerolite spokes and it's the lightest wheelset possible. Get the AM width rims, not the narrow XC rims.
    if you're using the AM enve rims then they'll certainly not the lightest possible

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    We're talking about the Light Bicycle rims. While you could carve a couple grams out with their narrower XC rim (or Enve tubular), delicate Euro weight weenie hubs, or 28 spokes this is about as light as an MTB wheel can get and it's totally bomber. I've been racing pro enduro on a set for a year. Also, better tire profile with the wider rim.
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    No I'm going to get the light bicycle AM rims solely because light weight chi carbon wheels still scare me a bit. My enve handlebar and seatpost came today. Not bad for $120 bucks for both of them, the post weighs 187 and the bar was 188!

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    The budget is starting to get a bit tight so I have to find out pricing on 240 hubs hopefully I can get a good price or I might need something cheaper!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Niner'd View Post
    No I'm going to get the light bicycle AM rims solely because light weight chi carbon wheels still scare me a bit. My enve handlebar and seatpost came today. Not bad for $120 bucks for both of them, the post weighs 187 and the bar was 188!
    Where'd you score this deal?!?!

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    My friends team has an enve sponsorship sold me one of his bars and seatposts!

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    That is a sweet hook up! That's one hell of a start!

    What tires came on your bike? I think they were Bonty XR1 team issues. If so, they are light, lots of volume, work great in my area, & take well to tubeless setup!

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    Yup just set my xr1 in the front xr2 in the rear. The bonty tubeless system is great so much better then Stan's

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    I have really lucked out with this build because I'm 16 so have a pretty small budget. I got the complete bike brand new for less then $1800 enve bar and seatpost for $120,I can't complain at all! It's not as light as my Santa Cruz Highball yet but eventually ill get it around 19 pounds!

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    Yes, you lucked out. When I was your age I was racing world cups on a $1000 Cannondale hardtail with Alivio parts, about 28lbs. Enjoy!
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