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Old 03-08-08, 09:56 PM   #1
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Why????

http://www.light-bikes.com/bikegalle...ng.asp?id=1096

I doubt the bike weighs in at the claimed 13.85 pounds.
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explain......
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Something makes me not believe that it's under 14 pounds.
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Alot of it's tuned. It could be, I've seen one of Maxxis's riders have one down to like 18 with just xtr and stuff.
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Why is right. Looks to me like someone with obsessive compulsive disorder forgot to take their medicine before building a bike...

Cool bike but at that point I would probably just go full rigid if I needed a sub 14lb bike.
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It's lighter then alot of the SS on there! Would having a bike that weighs 13lbs even make a difference ina race though?
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Is that V-Brakes on disc rims I see?

Seems to me whoever gets/rides this bike might as well give up and ride road.
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Would having a bike that weighs 13lbs even make a difference ina race though?
something tells me it might
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It'd feel like riding a toothpick...but I'm used to a 40lb DH bike so I may be biased.
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Looks like there's a fair few road parts on there, or is it just me?
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It's lighter then alot of the SS on there! Would having a bike that weighs 13lbs even make a difference ina race though?
yes.

if it breaks in half, you will probably DNF.
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