I've always been into weight-weenie style bikes. Mostly having to do with gram shaving on my BMX or downhill bike.
This build had no intention of being built "light" but I'm taking it in that direction now.
I did the current assembly with parts I had laying around or things I could order on the cheap.
As time goes I will continue to update this thread with my weight-loss progress.
Frame: Foes ProLite XC(medium, custom paint)
Fork: '06 Reba Team U-turn Dual Air
Headset: Random ball bearing who knows what
Stem: Giant Connect 80x8*
Bars: Answer ProTaper carbon
Grips: Odi Ruffian Lock-on
Shifters: X0 gripshift
Cable: Yokozuna stainless
Housing: Yokozuna Jet-lubed housing
Front derailleur: Sram X-Gen
Rear derailleur: Sram X0 short cage(lasted 5 years on my downhill bike)
Chain: KMC X10SL
Cassette: Shimano 11-34t full steel HG50 or something like that
Crankset: Shimano Deore 22-32T w/ FSA poly bash
Pedals: Shimano SPD with a big 'ol platform
Saddle: WTB ProGel
Brakes: Hayes Stroker Trail 160mm
Front hub: WTB LaserDisc
Rear hub: Shimano XT
Rims: Mavic 317
Tires: WTB Wolverine 2.2
Tubes: Specialized regular tubes
Current dollar amount invested: $809.00
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