Cyclocross Racing - new bike for season - 7lbs lighter
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09-06-09, 09:17 PM
The past 2 years my cross bike has weighed 22 lbs. This year I will be racing with my new bike that comes in at 14.9 lbs. By the end of the year I will probably shave another 250 gr off of it.
This should be fun.
09-07-09, 01:21 AM
what's this light weight crap about. steel is real. aluminum and carbon don't rhyme with anything.
09-07-09, 04:23 AM
Pics and specs?
My new bike weighed in at 18.5 (Giant TCX1 w/ 2009 Campy Centaur) with my B wheels. Haven't weighed it with my new Reynolds DV46 (since I don't have tires for it yet)
09-07-09, 10:06 AM
pics will come soon. its a specialized carbon frame.
09-07-09, 12:00 PM
My bike will have gone on a bit of a diet too since last season. Down from 22lbs to 18.5 or so. Frame is still steel, but carbon fork, lighter wheels, lightweight tubular tires, and nicer parts in general.
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