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    Weight results from Philly's "Lighten Up" weekend?

    I know a few people who went out to Trophy Bikes on Walnut to have their bikes weighed and I saw loads of you at their other shop for the RELoad Race (which was sweet btw). So what were your results? Anyone surprised with what they got? Any absolute tanks out there? I think I saw a tandem that was 50lbs or so. I weighed mine Friday on Walnut for fun and got 15.64lbs. I weighed it again for points for the RELoad race on Liberties Walk and got 15.62.. I had swapped out the Deda 215 drop bars for the bullhorns that day.

    Anyway. Just curious!


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    so you won lightest right? (i didnt stay for prizes). i was pretty happy with 22.1x lbs for my raleigh conversion.

    Quote Originally Posted by Natron
    I know a few people who went out to Trophy Bikes on Walnut to have their bikes weighed and I saw loads of you at their other shop for the RELoad Race (which was sweet btw). So what were your results? Anyone surprised with what they got? Any absolute tanks out there? I think I saw a tandem that was 50lbs or so. I weighed mine Friday on Walnut for fun and got 15.64lbs. I weighed it again for points for the RELoad race on Liberties Walk and got 15.62.. I had swapped out the Deda 215 drop bars for the bullhorns that day.

    Anyway. Just curious!


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    Quote Originally Posted by danish
    so you won lightest right? (i didnt stay for prizes). i was pretty happy with 22.1x lbs for my raleigh conversion.
    Eh. That's what their website says. My coworker who sits right next to me won the lightest road bike too. It's this custom-built Mondonico Monza steel frame (Columbus Nemo tubing) with carbon seat and chain stays and a full 10spd Campagnolo Chorus setup... ahh it's making my mouth water.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Natron
    Eh. That's what their website says. My coworker who sits right next to me won the lightest road bike too. It's this custom-built Mondonico Monza steel frame (Columbus Nemo tubing) with carbon seat and chain stays and a full 10spd Campagnolo Chorus setup... ahh it's making my mouth water.
    what does it weigh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by goldener
    what does it weigh?
    18.55lbs. Pretty good for a fully equipped steel road bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Natron
    18.55lbs. Pretty good for a fully equipped steel road bike.
    that's not really that light for a road bike. for a steel road bike, yes, but not for a road bike in general.

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    I was happy with my 19lbs for the panasonic.

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    22.81 for my Stella conversion. That includes front and back blinkies, frame pump, compass/bell and all the things an engineer would put on his bike (we're just nerdy).
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    I got 21.4 for an old steel conversion, I'm actually a little bummed, thought I would have come in under that, but I'm not exactly looking to have the lightest bike anyways.

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    I think I was 19.1 actually.

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    Quote Originally Posted by goldener
    that's not really that light for a road bike. for a steel road bike, yes, but not for a road bike in general.
    Yeah but no one had their lighter road bike weighed that weekend so they lose! hehe

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    Quote Originally Posted by Natron
    18.55lbs. Pretty good for a fully equipped steel road bike.
    That's pretty damn heavy when you consider that my boss' steel Waterford has no carbon on it and it sits right around 16.5 lbs. No stupid light wheels (DT 240s to Velocity Aeroheads), no milled and drilled stuff, straight reliability.

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    i weighed in with the lightest mountain bike. 19.7lbs
    the lightest road bike at the discussion on sat. night was a jamis xenith. 15.6lbs
    matt brackens IF XS was beautiful. 16.2 with 25mm tires and a rideable (heavy) saddle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by legalize_it
    i weighed in with the lightest mountain bike. 19.7lbs
    the lightest road bike at the discussion on sat. night was a jamis xenith. 15.6lbs
    matt brackens IF XS was beautiful. 16.2 with 25mm tires and a rideable (heavy) saddle.
    I saw that Xenith at Trophy Bikes on Friday. I want it! 15.65lbs fully equipped. $5100 is pretty insane though. My Langster I paid $460 for is slightly lighter than that. No brakes or gears though..

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    21.2 for my mercier with a lot of changed components.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 12XU
    That's pretty damn heavy when you consider that my boss' steel Waterford has no carbon on it and it sits right around 16.5 lbs. No stupid light wheels (DT 240s to Velocity Aeroheads), no milled and drilled stuff, straight reliability.
    I assume the 'no carbon' comment refers to the frameset, not fork or components. So... I'd guess it's a small frame for a small guy, S3 tubing, all Record, 300-ish gram fork, 28 or fewer spokes per wheel, maybe weighed without pedals and bottle cages?

    Still, sub-17lb. is impressive for a steel bike.

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