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Old 09-03-09, 07:53 PM   #1
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What Would An Average Mountain Bike Weight Be?

Just wondering what the consensus is for the average weight of a mountain bike?
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Old 09-03-09, 07:55 PM   #2
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With in my circle of riding friends? 30-32 pounds. . . for a hard tail, spec'd for hackish XC, and with 4 or 5 inch forks. . .
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Just wondering what the consensus is for the average weight of a mountain bike?
Average weight based on what? Sheer number of bikes out there? Lots of ways to look at it.

Let me see. My hardtail weighs 27lbs. and my full suspension bike weighs 27 lbs.. That makes the avg. wt. of my MTBs 27lbs..

Seriously, if you only were to include actually dirt-worthy bikes, all could really say is that most of them weigh anywhere from 25#-35#.

Whatever. Who really cares that much?
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Well, my FS XC bike weighs 23.5lbs...but that's nowhere near average. It's all over and depends on the type of bike you're looking at. Weight weenie XC hardtails can't be compared to 8 inch DH bikes.
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What type of mountain bike? A rigid high end Ti single speed might tip the scales at 18 lbs, while a downhill rig might weigh twice that.
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Heavier than a road bike.
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30.237 pounds....
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Average, what type, what price range?
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The more it costs the less it weighs... (most of the time)
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All I know is the bike I want next year is under 20lbs. 2010 Fuji SLM1.0 w/SRAM xx
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The 2010 Cannondale Flash HT will come in at under 17lbs!
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Average weight based on what? Sheer number of bikes out there? Lots of ways to look at it.

Let me see. My hardtail weighs 27lbs. and my full suspension bike weighs 27 lbs.. That makes the avg. wt. of my MTBs 27lbs..
You got me beat by 1lb on both bikes. Now how much do YOU weigh?
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My bike is 25.03 lbs.

I think it's a bit heavy for a Ti XC bike, but I'm heavy, so it probably doesn't matter.
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You got me beat by 1lb on both bikes. Now how much do YOU weigh?
Up late, huh, Siu?

YOU asked. YOU first..............
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Not up late. Up early. I work in a warehouse remember? Gotta be there before the sun rises....

You want to know what I weigh?

A lot.
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Not up late. Up early. I work in a warehouse remember? Gotta be there before the sun rises....

You want to know what I weigh?

A lot.
Wow. You gotta get up around 3am, huh?

I'm pretty burly now at about 200#.

See, guys don't mind stating their weight.

And Siu, don't schweat it, I couldn't care less what you weigh, you are awesome!
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You want to know what I weigh?

A lot.
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Ask Dan. He agreed that I wasn't really a small figured person. More sausagey.
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All I know is the bike I want next year is under 20lbs. 2010 Fuji SLM1.0 w/SRAM xx

I think your facts are wrong, I'm not tying to be rude but I'm just saying. An ibis tranny with Hope hubs, ZTR wheelset, and thirteen cranks, and set up as a single speed weighs 19 lbs. So I don't know how a full suspension bike could way that much even with XTR components
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Mine are 21, 22, 25, and about 30 pounds. So....average is about 24lbs!
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