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    Crave Sl brakes

    Trying to see how much weight could be lost from my braking components? Anyone have weight on my stock setup and what I should get? Or since my brakes work reaaly well, should i just "nickel and dime some other things"


    Option 1 new brakes
    Current Brake Levers- Shimano BL-M506, hydraulic, reach adjust

    Current Brakes- Shimano Deore, hydraulic disc, dual piston, resin pads


    Option 2 nickel and dime...(probably about 3/4 pound)
    New rear tire 135 grams i would save
    post clamp 8g
    pedals 40g
    rotors 80g
    skewers 53g
    stem 27g
    = 343 grams

    Upgrades already completed- tubeless, bar, post, saddle, grips. Current weight 19.9

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    Hard to find any weights on the older Deore brakes (current set are the BR-M615/BL-M615), but even the XT brakes could be 100gms lighter for each set of the caliper, levers, and rotors.
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    You really aren't dropping any weight from Deore to xt. XTR is lighter, but I think you would lose more weight elsewhere.

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