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Old 07-02-19, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by topflightpro View Post
Do you want theoretical or practical weight?

The guys on the Weight Weenies forum usually remove pedals and cages. but you need both to actually ride the bike, so that weight matters in the end.
I am a Weight Weenie member and often get criticized - esp on wheels because I provide weight ready-to-ride. I agree with you it is the whole thing - including the kit.

Stuff that is optional - a cage, I can see leaving off. Pedals, no. They are just done that way as people have options as to which pedals they use and there are a lot of games played lighting the pedals and putting more mass in the shoe cleats.

This will be ~12# build (with pedals). It could be closer to 11# but that means more cash and getting rid of steel spindles in the pedals and cranks, something that at least emotionally makes a big difference.

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