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Old 09-04-12, 08:30 AM   #1
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Frame Advice

I have been reading these forums forever and searching for advice on a frame solution for my current lightweight single-speed build. I am looking for a 1kg frame in order to replace the Nashbar Nekkid (1.6kg) frame in my current build. Anyone have any advice on such a frame?

Below is my current build (Currently 15.4lbs/7kg)

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Frame Nashbar Nekkid 1600
Wheelset Custom 1659
Fork Nashbar Full Carbon 350
Crankset Sugino XD 578
Brakes Sram Apex 305
Seat Post KCNC TI Pro Lite 140
Handlebar Ravx Pace Haven 260
Seat Selle Flite Gel Flow 225
Stem Ravx Pace XRD 100
Handlebar Tape SRAM Supercork 30
Pedals Wellgo(WR-1) 218
Brake Lever Cane Creek 80
Chain Kmc(xl10) 200
Headset Cane Creek 88
Bottom Bracket IRD 255
Brake Cables Bell 100
Tires Michelin Lithion 460
Tubes Michelin 180
Freewheel Shimano 150
Seat Clamp Loaded X-lite 9
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Old 09-04-12, 08:40 AM   #2
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You do realise that a 1Kg frame is mad light don't you? You will have to pay a large sum of cash to get this sort of frame and it won't affect your ride whatsoever for something like 500gr.
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If 1kg is not feasible...what about 1.1Kg? or 1.2kg?
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Old 09-04-12, 12:01 PM   #6
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wat is a kg even idk ha?
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Those chicks got pwned holy ****.
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You mean look at those girls hold on tight while the driver gets dropped liked a 6 year old getting hit by Tyson.
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The girl in pink totally gets knocked the **** out.
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yeah, but we got to say she lasted longer than the driver! She at least hits 3 bumpers before she is knocked out.
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Just lol'ed. My day has been made.
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At least the throttle shut off before the captain decided to take a nap
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At least the throttle shut off before the captain decided to take a nap
Dont worry the blond took care of it just in case he didnt.

The guy cracks me up. Just sitting there and then LEaN TO THE LEFT. Its like one of those fainting goats.
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also, she totally lost those killer pair of wayfarers
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Is it just my eyes or is that "driver" not even real?
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Is it just my eyes or is that "driver" not even real?
Just your eyes, the full gif has him fiddling with his sunglasses and what not.
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For a sub 1kg frame?

um.... are you serious?
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Oh yes they are serious!!!
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Supposedly the felt footprint has a 1082g carbon frame...according to the specs. If this is possible...I am sure there is a frame out there that I can purchase for a reasonable amount.

http://road-bikes.findthebest.com/l/...Felt-Footprint
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Supposedly the felt footprint has a 1082g carbon frame...according to the specs.
Yeah, and the complete bike weighs 18.71 lbs.

Is your 15 lb bike really too heavy? Just ride the damn thing.
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So if I've got an opportunity to get a "might be" langster frame with carbon fork for $70. Think it's worth it?
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So if I've got an opportunity to get a "might be" langster frame with carbon fork for $70. Think it's worth it?



thank you for not starting a new thread though
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I do ride my 15lb bike....every day. I want a lighter frame....does anyone have a frame in mind?
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No, we don't.
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