Old 12-04-20, 02:09 PM
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Originally Posted by rajbcpa View Post
Well, it is very heavy... somewhere in the 20z.... but I have not weighted it yet.

Anyway, I'm assuming the battery is heavy component.

anyway, my bike shop was telling me the carbon fiber wheels can save a lot of weight vs. conventional wheels...

any thoughts in this? Would the difference in weight be small in relative terms?
Depends on which Canondale. The $10K model is reportedly one of the lightest electrics ever made, in which case, the savings could be meaningful, especially if the stock wheels are one of the cost-saving (ja-ja) factors -the "conventional" range is quite broad. They probably did have to go cheap here and there to keep it at $10K, and still maximize margins here to compensate for declining sales elsewhere.

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