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    I want to weigh my bike

    How do you all do it?

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    Use your bathroom scale. The difference between your weight and your weight while carrying the bike.

    Or just buy a bike/luggage scale.

    Or just ride down to the LBS and weigh it there. (My preference because then you can check out new bikes, gear, and talk bikes.

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    Take it to the post office and try to post it, they'll soon tell you what it weighs.


    I can shift, just not my gears.
    It's all in the mind.

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    Or pick up a fishing scale - about $20. The hook allows you to hang the bike by the saddle rails.
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    I use the bathroom scale. There's no need to make it more complicated than it needs to be.
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    Use a scale.

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    figure out what your max bench press is, bench press your bike as many times as you can. go online to figure out the conversion, and then you will have the weight.

    or use a bathroom scale

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    I use the kids Wii Fit. Basically a fancy digital scale.

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    I forget the brand--same company that made Ultimate work stands I think--I have it and its great. 50 bucks or so as I recall at better bike shops only.

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    My LBS has a scale where you hang the bike up on it, I'm sure most LBS has one like that. Or you can do what others said and just use a bathroom scale.

    Not sure how accurate it is though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Will Goes Boing View Post
    My LBS has a scale where you hang the bike up on it, I'm sure most LBS has one like that. Or you can do what others said and just use a bathroom scale.

    Not sure how accurate it is though.
    As long as you have a good digital bathroom scale it should be pretty accurate. The difference between mine and measuring at my LBS was only .2 lbs off. The more important thing is being consistent and using the same scale to measure weight changes to you and your gear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pecsokak View Post
    figure out what your max bench press is, bench press your bike as many times as you can. go online to figure out the conversion, and then you will have the weight.

    or use a bathroom scale
    .. or just use a luggage scale.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ.MTNS View Post
    Only goes up to 40 kg though. Mine feel slike it weighs way more than that sometimes.

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    If it weighs more than 40kg, put some gas in the tank, charge the battery, ride to your LBS and trade it for a mtb!

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    ... and if we just ...

    would of never thought of using the bathroom scale. Gonna try that today when i get home, on my new bike lol

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    The problem with even a good digital bathroom scale is that they fluctuate according to surface. So don't weigh yourself in the bathroom and then weigh yourself holding the bike in the garage and take the difference. Wherever you will weigh with the bike, weigh yourself. A hanging scale is still the best way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by miataracer View Post
    A hanging scale is still the best way.



    /\ This, bathroom scales are notoriously inaccurate.

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    so what are you weighting for? Stop mass-ing around already...



    sorry. seriously bored at work. I have a digital scale built into my workstand, which seems pretty accurate/consistant

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