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  1. #1
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    Sub 1 kg 29" frame?


    I'm looking into upgrading my frame. I have a 17" Chinese carbon frame at 1174g right now, but I'm looking into getting a lighter one. What options do I have in the sub kg area? So far these are the ones I'm aware of:

    Scott scale
    Open 1.0
    Trek Superfly
    Felt niner FRD
    Cannondale flash
    Apro-tek (chinese)


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    Rocky Mountain Vertex 999 RSL is 998gms in a medium.
    I'm a member of NSMBA and IMBA Canada

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    Scott Scale SL, Premium or RC. The rest of the Scale models are over 1kg.

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    DB overdrive carbon at 1kg don't know if they sell only the frame

    What's wrong with the Chinese carbon frame? Just the weight?

  5. #5
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    Yeah, mostly the weight. I want to go below 7kg for a suspended 29" and therefore need a lighter frame. Most likely the comfortflex and stiffness of the higher end bikes will be better as well

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