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    Mariosimas, have you ridden the FFs? How would they compare to the RRs in your experience and what kind of terrain are you riding on?

    The FFs and Crows have performed very well for me in the AZ dry desert terrain and on rock and techy tracks. However, I was considering building up another wheel set with RRs for wet, soft , muddy tracks.
    Scott Scale 29er with Carbon Lefty at an insane 16.9 pounds.

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    2010 Scott Scale 29er Carbon Pro, SRAM XX, Carbon Lefty DLR SL

    This was by far one of my best builds, but most challenging. The Scott frame has internal cable routing that is a PITA. To run the cables you have to remove the cranks and the BB cups. Not a fan of that, but I shaved about 70 grams off the Nokon cables by having this option on the frame.


    Total Weight = 16.93 pounds / 7681g
    Built up at this test weight, but tweaking it as I ride to find the best parts for handling and comfort. Will likely end up around 17.5 pounds.


    Bottle Cage: Carbon Fiber 14g
    Bottle Cage bolts: 4 Black Alloy 6g
    Bottom Bracket: Shimano BB91-41, tuned 70g
    Brakes Rear: Ashima PCB=207g, Hdwr=7g, 160 rotor=81g 295g
    Brakes Front: Ashima PCB=188g, Hdwr=31g, 180 rotor=101g 320g
    Cables / Housing: Nokon Silver/Black Front=11+9g, Rear=19+12g 51g
    Cassette: SRAM XX 11-32=178g KCNC Black LR=4g 182g
    Chain: KMC X10SL Gold 208L 235g
    Crankset: KCNC X2 42/29 559g
    Derailleur Front: SRAM XX 2x10 Hi Mount Bot Pull 119g
    Derailleur Rear: SRAM XX 2x10 Med Cage F&N Pulleys=20g 178g
    Fork: Lefty Carbon DLR SL 29er air filter, mod boot 1211g
    Frame: Scott Scale 29er, CF Chain Gaurd 954g
    Grips: Extralite Foam w/caps 18g
    Handle Bar: Easton Monkey Lite SL 25.4 Black 126g
    Headset: KCNC Radiant Taper=65g, cups=24.5g 90g
    Headset Cap/Bolt: Tune Carbon=5.5g, star nut=6g 11g
    Headset Spacers: Carbon 40mm=14.1g, Project123 tube=172 186g
    Pedals: Egg Beaters 3Ti Red 188g
    Quick Releases: Rear Skewer Only 23g
    Seat: AX Lightness Sprint 70g
    Seat Binder: KCNC 38.2 Black w/red bolt 13g
    Seat Post: KCNC 34.9 x300 140g
    Shifters: SRAM XX Carbon 2x10 ti bolts F=95.7g, R=90.7 190g
    Stem: KCNC Bear Bones 25.4 x 90, 5deg Ti bolts 96g
    Tire Front: Schwalbe Furious Fred 29er 386g
    Tire Rear: Schwalbe Furious Fred 29er 362g
    Tubes: R valves =17g, R sealant=26g F sealant=26g 69g
    Wheel set (Front): American Classic, Soul Lefty 29er= 674g N/A
    Wheel set (Rear): American Classic 29er= 849g N/A
    Wheel Set (Entire): Soul Lefty cap and bolt=10 1523g
    - Hub Front: Soul Kozak hub with wheel build N/A
    Misc Option: KCNC Ultralight Steel Rotors 160mm/180mm N/A




    Scott Scale 29er with Carbon Lefty at an insane 16.9 pounds.

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    all these bikes make me wanna build one too... good looking bikes

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    Just need cranks. Which will be Clavicula dp" carbon fiber crank making the completed bike weigh at around 15lb 3oz
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    Sand the trogon fork to natural carbon

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    Quote Originally Posted by nikoli8 View Post
    Sand the trogon fork to natural carbon
    Why?

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    Sand a carbon fork? I wouldn't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smilinsteve View Post
    Sand a carbon fork? I wouldn't.
    I agree. Gloss carbon looks best. The logo isn't the best but i can live with it

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    or change the fork.. maybe durin sl or carbon r7

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollowing2000 View Post
    or change the fork.. maybe durin sl or carbon r7
    Why? I'm happy with these forks. Weigh 500 grams. Lovely gloss finish. Just wish they didn't have the silly disc tabs.

    The only part i wish i could change is the stem for a AX Lightness stem. But i need my kidneys.

    Waiting for a LTO bar

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    You can still change your wheels. I don't know which hubs you have,but you ride on heavy rims. Build some light weight wheelset help you to lose many grams.
    You can put some part list.

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    not as light as some of the bikes on here, but its the bike Ive had the most fun on in 12 years of riding.

    20 lbs

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    The logo just takes away from the rest of the bike. It's easy to re clear coat to gloss... No damage to the carbon

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    It s your ride of your happy.. Awesome!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sdcerreta View Post
    2010 Scott Scale 29er Carbon Pro, SRAM XX, Carbon Lefty DLR SL

    This was by far one of my best builds, but most challenging. The Scott frame has internal cable routing that is a PITA. To run the cables you have to remove the cranks and the BB cups. Not a fan of that, but I shaved about 70 grams off the Nokon cables by having this option on the frame.


    Total Weight = 16.93 pounds / 7681g
    Built up at this test weight, but tweaking it as I ride to find the best parts for handling and comfort. Will likely end up around 17.5 pounds.


    Bottle Cage: Carbon Fiber 14g
    Bottle Cage bolts: 4 Black Alloy 6g
    Bottom Bracket: Shimano BB91-41, tuned 70g
    Brakes Rear: Ashima PCB=207g, Hdwr=7g, 160 rotor=81g 295g
    Brakes Front: Ashima PCB=188g, Hdwr=31g, 180 rotor=101g 320g
    Cables / Housing: Nokon Silver/Black Front=11+9g, Rear=19+12g 51g
    Cassette: SRAM XX 11-32=178g KCNC Black LR=4g 182g
    Chain: KMC X10SL Gold 208L 235g
    Crankset: KCNC X2 42/29 559g
    Derailleur Front: SRAM XX 2x10 Hi Mount Bot Pull 119g
    Derailleur Rear: SRAM XX 2x10 Med Cage F&N Pulleys=20g 178g
    Fork: Lefty Carbon DLR SL 29er air filter, mod boot 1211g
    Frame: Scott Scale 29er, CF Chain Gaurd 954g
    Grips: Extralite Foam w/caps 18g
    Handle Bar: Easton Monkey Lite SL 25.4 Black 126g
    Headset: KCNC Radiant Taper=65g, cups=24.5g 90g
    Headset Cap/Bolt: Tune Carbon=5.5g, star nut=6g 11g
    Headset Spacers: Carbon 40mm=14.1g, Project123 tube=172 186g
    Pedals: Egg Beaters 3Ti Red 188g
    Quick Releases: Rear Skewer Only 23g
    Seat: AX Lightness Sprint 70g
    Seat Binder: KCNC 38.2 Black w/red bolt 13g
    Seat Post: KCNC 34.9 x300 140g
    Shifters: SRAM XX Carbon 2x10 ti bolts F=95.7g, R=90.7 190g
    Stem: KCNC Bear Bones 25.4 x 90, 5deg Ti bolts 96g
    Tire Front: Schwalbe Furious Fred 29er 386g
    Tire Rear: Schwalbe Furious Fred 29er 362g
    Tubes: R valves =17g, R sealant=26g F sealant=26g 69g
    Wheel set (Front): American Classic, Soul Lefty 29er= 674g N/A
    Wheel set (Rear): American Classic 29er= 849g N/A
    Wheel Set (Entire): Soul Lefty cap and bolt=10 1523g
    - Hub Front: Soul Kozak hub with wheel build N/A
    Misc Option: KCNC Ultralight Steel Rotors 160mm/180mm N/A




    Nice build and it looks good! Is that your actual seat height? Your handlebar ist higher than your seat. How do ride like this!? (considering your built, which is a CC Racer in my eyes)
    ...love is the absence of fear....

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikemaniack View Post
    You can still change your wheels. I don't know which hubs you have,but you ride on heavy rims. Build some light weight wheelset help you to lose many grams.
    You can put some part list.
    Agree 100% But no money left. Was looking at carbon 'innolite' XCT 230 rims and Tune hubs. I've just got these wheel built so will get some use from them next year. The hubs are American classic 210 (224 grams) vintage Hope 102 grams the Mavic 717 are 405 grams with revolution spokes. 780 grams & 650 grams with Maxxislite tube on the back 95g & Foss 80g on the front. Oh and 6 gram rim tape.

    Perhaps loose 10 oz from changing the wheels

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by nikoli8 View Post
    The logo just takes away from the rest of the bike. It's easy to re clear coat to gloss... No damage to the carbon

    Agree. Will give it some thought over the winter.
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by CreativeEdge View Post
    not as light as some of the bikes on here, but its the bike Ive had the most fun on in 12 years of riding.

    20 lbs
    A bike is a personal thing and if you enjoy your ride then that's all that counts.

    My last light bike was a nightmare to ride. I find that 18/19 lb is an ideal weight for me. Any lighter and i get bounced about like a rubber ball.
    I just love seeing how light i can get a mtb plus i love the Trimble frame. Have i built the lightest Trimble???

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    My Scalpel

    My Scalpel in progress, waiting for chain and chainguide.
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    That scalpel is gorgeous! How is the Scrubs?

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    Basically complete 14 lb 14 oz Waiting for carbon clamps parts which will lose 2 oz
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    RE CARBON GT AVALANC|HE: wow! very nice!!.. i think with all the carbon that bike has it should be sub 20lbs.. i dont know whats keeping it "heavy".. i think carbon GT hardtails are very good frames..

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    It's a GT Zaskar Carbon, not an Avalange. The frame (1,6kg) is keeping it "heavy".

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    On-One 29er

    more fat tired road bike with TT gearing than a 29er. Weighs just over 17.5lb, 7960g.
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    What cranks are on the on-one? The front forks look very stiff

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    That's one big mf'ing ring!
    Gajas what?

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    This is my first (semi-lo budg) WW build. The crank is a Stronglight Pulsion.. a good crank with some bad press from the inevitable early failures (like many early all-carbon cranks..so was able to cheaply source it (NOS from XX cycles in france), but i've had no problems with it.. nor did the pro team that was using it when it came out, apparently. Its pretty stiff.. even compared to modern cranks. I also found a non-ramped 56t 'Magic Motorcycle' ring (from a cannondale TT bike, apparently), and ordered a fibre-lyte 38t ring. I forget the exact weight, but I think the whole assy (incl a Reset 128mm trials Ti BB to clear the mtb stays) is a little over 530g. I usually ride the smaller ring.. but on the occasion I want to cruise in a super lo-cadence or hit some big numbers.. its the two finger derailleur

    The fork is super stiff.. a niner, which I found totally raw.. no clearcoat. I've got my own matte UV spray. Much of the parts on my bike i've bought heavily marked down, so many originally un-coated carbon parts.. but a lot of fun to build and ride on the street (esp w/ all the pot holes on los angeles roads). Usually get puzzled looks from roadies.
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    I like to ride around on my 29 pound bike with wads of cash sticking out of my pockets.

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    Your Scandal tempted me to post my own ride...

    This is the bike I raced on in the 2011 SERC series. Super fast bike, really stiff and really durable (I lost count how many high speed crashes it was in). Not the bikes fault, but the rider trying to make up time to the leaders. Two thumbs up to the Bontrager XR0 tires. It's right at 20lbs now, but I want to upgrade to a C'dale Flash and turn this one into a rigid ss.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JrJabadu View Post
    I like to ride around on my 29 pound bike with wads of cash sticking out of my pockets.
    And it makes you lose weight, so in the end the rider/bike combo weight about the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JrJabadu View Post
    I like to ride around on my 29 pound bike with wads of cash sticking out of my pockets.
    May I ride around my 25 pound bike with wads of your cash sticking out of my pockets?

    Hopefully sometime this coming year I'll get started on my Cannondale F4000 SL, Si Optimo build; I doubt it will ever be a weight weenie bike, but my goal is to turn it into a 20 pound hardtail.
    Too many bicycles to list...

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    Seven Sola

    Amazed at the lightweight machines on here!! Here's a pic of my latest ride, weighs just over 22lbs:



    Steve Potts did incredible job removing & refinishing where there once stood Canti Posts:



    Mostly XTR 985 Componentry with a DA 12-27 cassette. Chainrings are 28 & 40 tooth. Will probably switch to an XTR 11-34 for my local hills, but really wish there existed a ~ 12-32...



    I-Spec cleans up the bars. Still uneasy about posts on the fork.....for now I ride.....



    Kurt
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    You can just buy an XTR 11-32 cassette and use the 12 and 13t cog on your 12-27 DA in place of the 11 and 12t cog.
    Quote Originally Posted by anthonys
    Its still just the push of a button away...
    I am no longer a hardtailkid. 2012 Trek Remedy 9!

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    I don't believe that's correct. Perhaps you're thinking of 9 speed?

    Closest viable option is SRAM XX 11-32.

    Amazingly, 10 spd XTR comes only in 11-34 or 11-36. -A big gap from the DA 12-27. See what I mean? Not sure Shimano's rationale with that--especially considering they still offer triple chainring cranks, which are better matched to close ratio cassettes (in my very humble opinion).

    Kurt

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerturtle View Post
    I don't believe that's correct. Perhaps you're thinking of 9 speed?

    Closest viable option is SRAM XX 11-32.

    Amazingly, 10 spd XTR comes only in 11-34 or 11-36. -A big gap from the DA 12-27. See what I mean? Not sure Shimano's rationale with that--especially considering they still offer triple chainring cranks, which are better matched to close ratio cassettes (in my very humble opinion).

    Kurt
    Didn't realize that. That's so stupid! I've ridden my Remedy to work for the past week and I've noticed that I really don't like the gearing. I have an XT 38-26 crank on its way, but I think I may be looking at a different cassette somewhere down the road. The 11-36 paired with a triple is absolutely horrible.
    Quote Originally Posted by anthonys
    Its still just the push of a button away...
    I am no longer a hardtailkid. 2012 Trek Remedy 9!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerturtle View Post
    Amazed at the lightweight machines on here!! Here's a pic of my latest ride, weighs just over 22lbs:



    Steve Potts did incredible job removing & refinishing where there once stood Canti Posts:



    Mostly XTR 985 Componentry with a DA 12-27 cassette. Chainrings are 28 & 40 tooth. Will probably switch to an XTR 11-34 for my local hills, but really wish there existed a ~ 12-32...



    I-Spec cleans up the bars. Still uneasy about posts on the fork.....for now I ride.....



    Kurt
    I'm running DA 12-27 as well still can't find the cassette with similar weight in term of strength, btw is it 9 speed cassette? 7700?
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    This is a 7900 (10 speed) here. Agreed, if you want ultimate compatibility & performance, you stick with same make (Shimano). With the outgoing 9 speed systems (e.g. 960 & 970) you had somewhat better choice of cassettes. But this business of 34 and 36 tooth cog (980) bewilders me for multi chainring setups.

    It can make sense for 29" wheels but in my experience on 26ers I just spin out in those big top cogs, even in middle chainring.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerturtle View Post
    I don't believe that's correct. Perhaps you're thinking of 9 speed?

    Closest viable option is SRAM XX 11-32.

    Amazingly, 10 spd XTR comes only in 11-34 or 11-36. -A big gap from the DA 12-27. See what I mean? Not sure Shimano's rationale with that--especially considering they still offer triple chainring cranks, which are better matched to close ratio cassettes (in my very humble opinion).

    Kurt

    I believe Shimano said they were going to release an 11-32 cassette, just not at first. If you really want an 11-32 cassette there's an XT one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JrJabadu View Post
    I like to ride around on my 29 pound bike with wads of cash sticking out of my pockets.
    WW = wad weenie?

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    nice bikes!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerturtle View Post
    Amazed at the lightweight machines on here!! Here's a pic of my latest ride, weighs just over 22lbs:



    Steve Potts did incredible job removing & refinishing where there once stood Canti Posts:



    Mostly XTR 985 Componentry with a DA 12-27 cassette. Chainrings are 28 & 40 tooth. Will probably switch to an XTR 11-34 for my local hills, but really wish there existed a ~ 12-32...



    I-Spec cleans up the bars. Still uneasy about posts on the fork.....for now I ride.....



    Kurt
    very nice seven you got there! i'm just curious, how wide is your handlebar??

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    Giant (xtc fr) sub 9kg

    Fala galera! Giant (xtc fr) sub 9kg (8.935g).













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    Well, here is the new ride. I wouldn't really call it a WW but it is a steel frame after all. Having been on an aluminum frame for the past year I can tell you that the ride of the steel bike and this particular ones geometry is just awesome. Yes, my fork is short. It is actually a 445 but I am of the old school fit and geo specs and love the quick handling of it. Having ridden several of my buddies 29ers with taller forks I can honestly say I love mine compared to theirs.

    None the less, the bike could be lighter and when summer rolls around it will be. The tires will be swapped out as will the seat more than likely. I have pulled the bar ends on several occassions but seem to gravitate right back to them. I have a set of KCNC's but the feel of the Cane Creeks just can't be beat imo. I would like to say that I will have some new wheels by spring but that is looking doubtful at this point. That alone would shave almost a lb off the bike. But as stated earlier, if the ride makes you happy then that is what is important. With that said, I have realized that it is cheaper for me to lose some weight than to shave much more off the bike. So I am on a quest to drop 10-15 lbs which should put me back down to 165-170 lbs. I think that will make much more of a difference anyway.

    So here it is, a 2011 Vassago Jabber SS
    Velocity VXC rims (yep, eye litted)
    DT Champion spokes (were supposed to be comps but someone screwed up the build)
    White Industries hubs (ti front skewer w/ ti fun bolts in rear)
    White Industries Trials fw (yep the heavy one with better/more engagement) 18t
    KMC X9sl chain
    KCNC 400mm post
    Aspice saddle (also use a carbon slr or a Merek full carbon)
    WTB Bronson front tire (heavy at 700+g - winter tire) tubeless
    WTB Woulverine rear (also heavy and tubeless)
    summer tires are either Maxxis Ikon front w/ Nano rear or dual Ikons
    Crank Bros 3 w/ ti spindles
    Avid Elixer CR carbon brakes (ti mounting bolts)
    KCNC rotors w/ ti bolts
    Ritchey Super logic bars trimmed down a tad
    Ritchey WCS stem (ti bolts)
    King HS (duh-what else would you run???)
    Modded XTR M960 cranks ceramic coated in matte black (w/ ti fixing bolts)
    Home Brewed 32t (also run a 33t in the summer)
    XT bb (replaced my shot xtr one the day before a race, will replace this with something nicer/lighter by spring)
    ESI chunky crips
    Cane Creek barends

    Total weight as pictured is 21.4 lbs. But knowing that the frame weighs .2 less than my old one, I know that once the tires and seat are swapped out, I should be somewhere right around 20.25-.5 lbs. Good enough for a solid, rigid, 29er.
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    I would like to go to a -10 degree stem but honestly, the only one I trust is the X2 Thompson which weighs more than what I have. I would also like to go back to a straight bar but found that while they are lighter, they are also mostly 580's which is just too narrow for me. Neither are a priority as I could simply trim my fork down some and lose the spacers (I hate the idea of cutting the fork any more as it will probably never work with anothe frame) and I can't stand that much tube hanging out the top. I'm already annoyed w/ what you see pictured. Perhaps I will end up cutting it this weekend. I mean, if I need another fork then I guess it will be time to just buy a Niner! Other than that, I think she is done. I can't justify spending double the money to replace some of the parts only to shave a few more grams here and there. So aside from another set of wheels within the next year, I think this is it. 20 lbs was the goal and technically I have acheived that. I was going to get a scandium Niner but I couldn't pass on the $306 shipped frame after the sale price and coupon code I had.

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    Here are two earlier weight weenie builds i built last year - 22lb 6oz & 17lb 10oz
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    Man in both cases the head tube / fork interface just looks scary to me. Still awesome to see fully geared bikes weighing less than my SS though!

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    Litespeed 29er Unicoi

    Litespeed Unicoi 29er
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    when i want it light....15.1 lbs....

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    Where's the pic from? @Seoulriding

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    Here is mine. 19lbs Orbea Alma 29 2012, race ready.













    Frame: Orbea Alma 29 S Team 2012
    Fork: Rock Shox SID World Cup 29 2012
    Disk Brakes: Formula R1
    Disk Rotors: Sram XX
    Shifters: Sram XX
    Front derailleur: Sram XX
    Rear derailleur: Sram XX
    Crankset: Sram XX 26x39
    Cassette: Sram XX 11-36
    Chain: KMC X10SL
    Handlebar: Schmolke TLO 31,8x660mm
    Stem: Ritchey WCS 4 Axis OS 2012, mm
    Grips: ESI Racer's Edge
    Seatpost: Schmolke TLO
    Seat: Fizik Tundra 00 Carbon
    Pedals: Crank Brothers Egg Beater 11
    Hubs: Acros .54
    Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray
    Rims: ZTR Crest 29
    Screws: 15mm QR front, DT SWISS Thru Bolt 10mm rear.
    Tyres: Maxxis Aspen eXCeption 29x2,1, Icon 3C 29x2,2

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    Nice ride.

    What's all that white stuff around the bike. . .

    Sucks to be you. 77 and sunny today in Tucson. Had to put on the sunscreen
    Scott Scale 29er with Carbon Lefty at an insane 16.9 pounds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Igor Gordienko View Post
    Here is mine. 19lbs Orbea Alma 29 2012, race ready.













    Frame: Orbea Alma 29 S Team 2012
    Fork: Rock Shox SID World Cup 29 2012
    Disk Brakes: Formula R1
    Disk Rotors: Sram XX
    Shifters: Sram XX
    Front derailleur: Sram XX
    Rear derailleur: Sram XX
    Crankset: Sram XX 26x39
    Cassette: Sram XX 11-36
    Chain: KMC X10SL
    Handlebar: Schmolke TLO 31,8x660mm
    Stem: Ritchey WCS 4 Axis OS 2012, mm
    Grips: ESI Racer's Edge
    Seatpost: Schmolke TLO
    Seat: Fizik Tundra 00 Carbon
    Pedals: Crank Brothers Egg Beater 11
    Hubs: Acros .54
    Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray
    Rims: ZTR Crest 29
    Screws: 15mm QR front, DT SWISS Thru Bolt 10mm rear.
    Tyres: Maxxis Aspen eXCeption 29x2,1, Icon 3C 29x2,2


    Nice ride.

    What's all that white stuff around the bike. . .

    Sucks to be you. 77 and sunny today in Tucson. Had to put on the sunscreen
    Scott Scale 29er with Carbon Lefty at an insane 16.9 pounds.

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    Sweet ride Igor !
    How is the rear thru bolt? Is is stiffer than the usual qr?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vladxc View Post
    Sweet ride Igor !
    How is the rear thru bolt? Is is stiffer than the usual qr?
    Thank you! Yes, thru bolt feels significally stiffer to me

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    Quote Originally Posted by sdcerreta View Post
    What's all that white stuff around the bike. . .
    Let it snow

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    That Orbea Looks awesome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sdcerreta View Post
    Sucks to be you. 77 and sunny today in Tucson. Had to put on the sunscreen
    It is mother-Russia There is about 0c. deg. in Moscow and about -40c in deep Siberia

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    Ummmm. . . I'm freezing just thinking about it. It was 55 the other day in the morning and it was too cold to go out for a ride. I had to wait until it was 65.
    Scott Scale 29er with Carbon Lefty at an insane 16.9 pounds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sdcerreta View Post
    Ummmm. . . I'm freezing just thinking about it. It was 55 the other day in the morning and it was too cold to go out for a ride. I had to wait until it was 65.
    a.k. mentioned degrees Celsius. 0 C = 32 0 F

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    No Saint

    I do have No Saint Max Ari R 19" with XTR , XO and Fox F100 RLC and the weight show me @ 9.4 kg ...
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    my Cannondale

    10.5 kg
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    Really nice looking bike. Question for you - do you have an idea of how much weight the ceramic coating added to your XTR cranks? I really like the look and I've got a tattered set of 960's that I am looking to mod for SS use. I was going to go the usual route and just strip the remainder of the finish and polish them but getting them coated seems like a more attractive option. Also, do you recall what you paid to have them coated? Thanks in advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sailor Ripley View Post
    Really nice looking bike. Question for you - do you have an idea of how much weight the ceramic coating added to your XTR cranks? I really like the look and I've got a tattered set of 960's that I am looking to mod for SS use. I was going to go the usual route and just strip the remainder of the finish and polish them but getting them coated seems like a more attractive option. Also, do you recall what you paid to have them coated? Thanks in advance.
    Which XTR cranks are you referring to? On this page, all I see is SRAM and Rotor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theZapper View Post
    Which XTR cranks are you referring to? On this page, all I see is SRAM and Rotor.
    Yeah its really hard for those of us who prefer the linear mode to know who you are speaking to when you don't quote them. I switched to threaded mode and draw that it was 1spd he was speaking to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by forgiven_nick View Post
    Yeah its really hard for those of us who prefer the linear mode to know who you are speaking to when you don't quote them. I switched to threaded mode and draw that it was 1spd he was speaking to.
    my bad. I'll refine my technique.

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    My Winter Bike

    Minus 5C now in Sapporo City... here's my winter bike, also race-ready:


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    I would guess that Scott Scale weighs in around 14 pounds with RocketRons, but Ice Spikers are serious tires for the snow and come with more weight.

    What does it weigh?
    Scott Scale 29er with Carbon Lefty at an insane 16.9 pounds.

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    What cranks are on the Scale. Can't tell from the photos.

    I see you are running some ultralight road bike derailleurs and cassette. Looks great!
    Scott Scale 29er with Carbon Lefty at an insane 16.9 pounds.

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    Sorry for the huge picture!

    It's 7.08Kg with those tires and 50mL sealant in each tire. Those are Powerarms cranks.

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    The roads are icy here, tires without spikes are a no go.

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    Since I have a pair of XTR M960's posted on another page on here I will answer. ??? I don't know, it is my understanding that it is lighter than the powder coat that comes with them. You can contact RD (he's a member on here Crazy8 is his screen name), just shoot him a PM. He owns a company that does ceramic coating. I think the site is STB performance coatings~Home He would be able to answer your question for sure. I doubt that it is anything drastic mind you but I can say that it is more durable and there are several different colors that you can choose from.
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    BMC teamelite TE01 2012 - 7,76 kg



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    NIIICCCCEEEE! i hope the seatpost isn't some crazy size, it looks like it would be heavy.
    RAH!

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    the seatpost weights 202g (350mm/31,6mm).

    It will be substituded by one from MCFk wich weighs 110 g

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    Cool bike. Enjoy it.

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    My new 2012 Niner One 9 just finished

    Final Weight w/o pedals: 18.87lbs
    Final Wight w/ pedals: 19.75lbs



    2012 Niner One 9

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    Dude, love the bike stand The bike is nice too
    Scott Scale 29er with Carbon Lefty at an insane 16.9 pounds.

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    Great looking bike kampfire!

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    Very Nice build! Very cool!
    ...love is the absence of fear....

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollowing2000 View Post
    very nice seven you got there! i'm just curious, how wide is your handlebar??
    Hollowing-

    I'm measuring a hair under 25" / 63 cm. It looks wider in the pic with the wide angle, I think...

    Cheers!

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    2001 Tomac X-Type Carbon HT / 18.75 in Race Trim. 19.18 winter/training weight.About 20.5 lbs night riding!
    Why state weight without pedals??? Can you ride without pedals???

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    Not a true weight weenie's build, but I'm happy with the weight at 21.6lbs (9.8kg) with XTR pedals.
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    Quote Originally Posted by B.Trimble View Post
    Just need cranks. Which will be Clavicula dp" carbon fiber crank making the completed bike weigh at around 15lb 3oz
    A true weight weener

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    Quote Originally Posted by mariosimas View Post
    with the last updates:

    new wheels: MMX + Prince/princess + Cx Ray (with aluminium valves + tape): 1213g

    new skewers: Tune DC16/17 - 36g

    new tyres: RoRo 1.85 EVO (390g) + RoRo 2.1 Evo (400g) + 70 ml of notubes in each wheel
    Aaahh! thanks for posting metric values

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    Quote Originally Posted by tnd2gen View Post
    A true weight weener
    Thanks. No crank is better than Clavicula dp. Worth every cent.

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    Waiting on mcfk bars, home-brewed Comp gears, and to stumble upon an idea for a lightweight tension'er.





    RAH!

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    My bike and Facelessfool's bike could be cousins, lol.
    This one is under 17lbs. now, but I haven't weighed it recently. Carbonal Carbon 1080 gram frameset. I could pull another 200-250grams off it, but I like the way it's setup now. Very comfy and dependable, yet still very light.



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    your frames rear caliper placement is much cleaner then mine but not compatible to my kcnc brakes. your frames also a almost 300g lighter then line is.
    Love your blue rims though!
    RAH!

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    Here's my Carbon Tomac TypeX.
    X-FUSION-SHOX
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    Pain is only temporary but Glory is FOREVER!!!!!

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    Fm038

    My Dengfu FM038 ready for Y2012 early season kick off, updated with ZTR Race, Schmolke, Rotor Qring & R1.
    the weight is 6.99kg / 15.41 pounds, ready to ride.
    enjoy.






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    tskubi, was going to build a 29er HT until I saw this!

    26er dengfu it is!

    very nice!
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    Idea!

    Thanks Yeti Fan,

    et voila the build list :


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    Killer looks!!

    Why the heavy pedals?
    Gajas what?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nozes View Post
    Killer looks!!

    Why the heavy pedals?
    Thanks,
    I'd love some 4ti's but need the funds to get them also...

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    ... and if we just ... maybe not a weight weenie but lite for a clyde

    Hi there!
    Life start at 32 now lows 25 and i very confident about the strength of the bike, i think i can't go lower because i am a Clyde
    PS the only composite thing on the bike is the seat-post and the rear derailleur X0. .

    hope you like it folks!!!!
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    привет там

    Now 7.2kg


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    put gears back on. just under 18lbs







    RAH!

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    Very durable at 15lbs 7oz
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    Quote Originally Posted by facelessfools View Post
    put gears back on. just under 18lbs
    The part of the end cap that is yellow is a sticker. peel it off you'll lose some weight () and it will look better

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    Quote Originally Posted by GTR2ebike View Post
    The part of the end cap that is yellow is a sticker. peel it off you'll lose some weight () and it will look better
    and why would i ever need to do that? i'm not crazy
    RAH!

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