This thing weighs 38.6 pounds, not including panniers and cargo.
Tektro alloy 3 finger lever, Kraton contact area, for twist shifter
Shimano C-102, 31.8 clamp
Shimano RS-41 Revo Twist
CASSETTE / FREEWHEEL
Shimano HG-40, 8-speed, 11-32t
Shimano HG-40, 1/2" x 3/32"
Shimano TX-71, square taper w/ c'ring guard
48S/38S/28S (riveted c'rings)
TH cartridge, square taper, 68 x 122.5mm for 47.5mm chain line
Wellgo platform nylon w/ Kraton top, 9/16"
Sunrims CR18, 700c
Specialized, forged, double-sealed, 36h, QR
Shimano FH-RM30S, cassette, 36h, QR
2.0mm (14g) stainless
Schwalbe Marathon Winter Studded, 700x35c
What modifications would you make to lighten it up?
By the way, the right shifter is broken -- while it works, it is probably only a matter of time before the thing gets clogged and stops functioning.
While I go about lightening it, I'd also like a more aero riding position.