Mountain Biking - Bike weight
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07-10-05, 01:26 AM
Is a 30 lb bike heavy? What is weight should I be looking for 6'1 160 lbs.
What type of bike and what purpose?
07-10-05, 01:43 AM
A marin downhill with full suspension Probably for offroading and hills and also just regualr usage on flat cement.
07-10-05, 07:33 AM
for a full suspension it is not unreasonably heavy i dont think.
07-10-05, 09:03 AM
for a FS i belive that is quite light?
07-10-05, 11:35 AM
For a DH bike (if thats what it is) thats stupid light. That would be lighter than any pro bike on the WC circuit I believe.
07-10-05, 01:38 PM
Ahh well I'm convinced thanks for your opinions. I was just making sure that it wasn't too heavy. Appreciate the help.
07-10-05, 07:03 PM
Well it depends on what you are doing that decides if its heavy or not.
07-10-05, 07:06 PM
i dont think a 30 lb marin qualifies in any way, shape, or form as a dh bike. the lightest dh bikes made are probably the cannondale gemini's, and those at race weight are around 35 lbs.
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