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    Mountain tandem base weight

    Tandems themselves are not light. As we know, mountain tandems are even heavier.

    I weighed our mountain tandem last night and it came across the scales at a hair over 46#.

    It is a Curtlo custom with 4 S&S couplers. larger steel tubes with no diagonal.
    MRP tandem rated fork.
    Jones H bar.
    ONYX hubs (heavier than most but bullet proof.
    Sun Ringel rims which aren't too heavy.
    WTB Nano tires.
    Brooks B17 Imperial and B17S Imperial saddles <- a bit heavier than normal.

    I just wondered what weights others have on their bare bikes.
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    Hi,
    I can't tell it exactly, but I think my Cannondale MT4000 had something around 21.5kg, knowing however it had a bad ass downhill fork.

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    Seems in line with what we have. The MRO fork is a brute too.
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    Our ECDM with 27.5 plus comes in at a bit under 43 pounds with a Helm fork.

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    I havenít weighed our Ventana ECDM in years, but it was about 48 pounds. There have been a couple fork changes in the mean time and some other small mods. Old 26er circa ď06.


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    That's impressive. Think of those weights as two 23-lb mtbs and that weight is great! My hard-tail single with lightweight parts is 24 lbs.
    Have fun!

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    When my wife and I rode portions of the GDMBR last year, the total loaded weight was around 90# which is in line with my regular bikepacking bike.
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