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    Extralite cranks - what's available right now

    I built up this crankset:
    RF turbine LP (423g)
    Am Classic ISIS BB (158g)
    crank fixing bolts, RF standard (36g)
    20t steel, steel screws (35g)
    30t, 42t Salsa Pro, alu bolts (approx 140-150)

    I have not weighed the total, but it should come to 790-810g. I'm a bit dissapointed and am considering selling it and switching to Extralite, but the light-bikes site doesn't display any for sale.

    So, what can I buy now??
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    I just ordered a Extralite UL2 stem, UL2 seatpost and and ultra seatclamp through light-bikes. Give them a call, I'm sure they can get them pretty easy. They had to get my stuff from Italy as well. Watch out for the exchange rate though. Lets just say you have to really want the product.
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    FishBones and E-Bones Road version are...

    Acutally I have all of the cranks listed. The E-Bones are no longer availabe expect in the Road version. The Integrated ones are cmoing with a month or so and the FishBones in 3x9 or 2x9 are availabe (170mm only)
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    E-Bones ISIS on scale

    Yes, weight E-Bones ISIS is really superb
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    Smile There's always these..

    My ad in the classifieds: Tune Bigfoots with TA Specialities and Tune chainrings all held together with Tune Ti/Al bolts.
    Couple it with any half decent ti BB and you should easily hit 700g.
    http://classifieds.mtbr.com/cgi-bin/...uery=retrieval

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    Best Cranks in the World?

    I have a set of Extralite E bones, and they really are excellent, well below 500g the set, with 44, 32, 22 rings. This helps me get my Sugar down to 9.5kg = 20.9lbs.

    However, ISIS BB's remain lamentable. They break with monotonous regularity. I currently have a Token Ti installed which is about 165g, and seems very well made. Has lasted 3 months fine so far, which makes it the ISIS winner so far!!

    Dirt Boy, why Extralite stopped making these? It's such a good crankset. I know the integrated one is coming, but there are still alot of ISISers out there.....(poor us)

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    Your RF crankset can be much lighter

    Quote Originally Posted by Motivated
    I built up this crankset:
    RF turbine LP (423g)
    Am Classic ISIS BB (158g)
    crank fixing bolts, RF standard (36g)
    20t steel, steel screws (35g)
    30t, 42t Salsa Pro, alu bolts (approx 140-150)

    I have not weighed the total, but it should come to 790-810g. I'm a bit dissapointed and am considering selling it and switching to Extralite, but the light-bikes site doesn't display any for sale.

    So, what can I buy now??
    Dump the steel chainring bolts in favor of all aluminium. Get a 20gm AL granny gear on there. You can find much lighter chainrings than Salsa Pro, but it is gettting more difficult and expensive. Sugino rings are very light and cheap, but very hard (if not impossible) to find now. TA specialties sells nice rings but also hard to find. The extralite rings are light and expensive and you can get them direct from extralite's web site. If you want to spring for the bucks, Boone Ti rings are available again. Light, beautiful and Ti. If your interested, I'll look up the web site. Extralite is coming out with an integrated BB crank called E Bones W that is unbelieveable (499gm for crank arms and BB) and very expensive, $489.00 without rings. In my humble opinion, Square taper RF cranks (425gm) with a square Ti BB (142gm) some TA rings (15gm, 33gm, 67gm) and AL bolts (15gm) is a reliable and lightweight setup (~697gm total).

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    Quote Originally Posted by CactusHead
    Boone Ti rings are available again. Light, beautiful and Ti. If your interested, I'll look up the web site.
    Boone Ti Rings
    Titanium or Bust !

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