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Old 06-25-04, 12:52 AM
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There is no real average weight. It depends what the cost range is. For every range there are different weights. Also, it depends on if the bike is 1x1, hardtail rigid, fully, etc etc. For some light bikes, check out www.light-bikes.com
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Old 06-25-04, 01:18 AM
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You forgot weightweenies

https://weightweenies.starbike.com/
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Old 06-25-04, 07:24 AM
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Originally Posted by mindbogger
I see 60+ downhill bikes all the time. Some Downhill forks weigh in at around 10 lbs. Insane I tell you.
I guess I could imagine a 60 pounder but 70+ they deffinatly weren't going for lightweight.
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Old 06-25-04, 11:29 AM
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10lbs fork!!. If you skilful enough to ride trails without sus, you can pare that down below 700g for a full carbon Pace fork.
They do lots of other lightweight goodies as well.
Drool for yourselves at
https://www.pacecycles.com/product.a...D=2&subcat=433
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Old 06-25-04, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by MichaelW
10lbs fork!!. If you skilful enough to ride trails without sus, you can pare that down below 700g for a full carbon Pace fork.
They do lots of other lightweight goodies as well.
Drool for yourselves at
https://www.pacecycles.com/product.a...D=2&subcat=433
Maybe nice for some XC, but do you really think that would hold up to a heavy downhill course or freeriding? The carbon would probably just snap after the first hit.
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Old 06-25-04, 12:23 PM
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10lbs fork is for doing 20 ft drops and higher...not REALLY meant for normal people haha

although I know heavy riders who use it for normal DH...they are just strong and consistent
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Old 06-25-04, 01:12 PM
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The BMW Super-Trucker and Rubber Ducky were both 70 I believe. Might not have been but I know it was something crazy like that.
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Old 06-25-04, 02:46 PM
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My nekkid steel rigid is 22 heaviest, 19 with the swap of a few parts\ remove luxury items.

Sacrifices: front derailler, shifter, 2 chainrings..well the 46 got the teeth ground off as a bashring. Paint. Doodads..gone.
Sub 22 lbs you only need one or two chainring.

Luxury items: bottle cage\ bottle, rear slash guard, 1 rear reflector, 1 headlamp. Maybe 1 lb.
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Old 09-28-04, 12:10 PM
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Sorry for bringin' this dead thread up again... I just wanted to point out to yall that my bmw rubber ducky wheighs just under 76lbs.
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Old 09-28-04, 12:11 PM
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Nice bike...76lbs...man I forgot how much those bmw's weigh haha
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Old 09-28-04, 12:19 PM
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My raleigh Talus weights in at about 28lbs, with accessories I'd say about 26lbs as sold.

For all reference it's basically an XC bike...tough as all hell too.
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Old 09-28-04, 12:19 PM
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The stock Merida Elite Pro magnesium bike wighs about 18.5 pounds
https://www.merida.com/s0_global/main...sport&bikeId=8
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Old 09-28-04, 12:22 PM
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Originally Posted by trekkie820
The stock Merida Elite Pro magnesium bike wighs about 18.5 pounds
https://www.merida.com/s0_global/main...sport&bikeId=8
How much $?
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Old 09-28-04, 12:26 PM
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Originally Posted by jeff williams
My nekkid steel rigid is 22 heaviest, 19 with the swap of a few parts\ remove luxury items.

Sacrifices: front derailler, shifter, 2 chainrings..well the 46 got the teeth ground off as a bashring. Paint. Doodads..gone.
Sub 22 lbs you only need one or two chainring.

Luxury items: bottle cage\ bottle, rear slash guard, 1 rear reflector, 1 headlamp. Maybe 1 lb.
What the hell is a slash guard? Oh ya, street fighting, Drivers w\ knives .
I guess I do spell poorly .
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Old 09-28-04, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by jeff williams
How much $?
Quite a bit I would imagine. The shipping alone would be pricey, they don't sell them in America. The full XTR group is also a very expensive item. If you find anything out about that, let me know.
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Old 09-28-04, 01:06 PM
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maelstrom: The weight is wonderful doing 40mph over babyhead sized rocks and roots it really feels like you could ride through a trainwagon... 11" travel in the front and 13" in the rear.

See the difference in size compared to a 17" stinky -> https://www.pinkbike.com/modules/phot...w&image=219369
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Old 09-28-04, 01:11 PM
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Originally Posted by trekkie820
Quite a bit I would imagine. The shipping alone would be pricey, they don't sell them in America. The full XTR group is also a very expensive item. If you find anything out about that, let me know.
https://www.cyclelink.com.au/category318_1.htm $3,499.00
inc GST within Australia

The bottom one? Elite, but does not designate 'pro'.
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Old 09-28-04, 01:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Micce
Sorry for bringin' this dead thread up again... I just wanted to point out to yall that my bmw rubber ducky wheighs just under 76lbs.
and here i am thinking my 37.5 lb fluid is a bit heavy...
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Old 09-28-04, 01:24 PM
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Man I wish my bike was only 37pounds...
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Old 09-28-04, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Maelstrom
Man I wish my bike was only 37pounds...
And I do not... *bliss*
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Hahaha...I would love to play on your bike but my dh bike gets a lot of xc on it to. If I had a pure dh bike I would gladly use a super heavy bike...

You ride platekill? (I assume as bmx was basically made for that bike destroying area)
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Old 09-28-04, 01:56 PM
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This is related to the weight theme:
does anyone know a site which states the weights of bikes - hardly any manufacturer sites seem to do it, only Haro in my experience. Google rearely comes up with answers either.
Thanks
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Old 09-28-04, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by MandansFinest
You can start drilling speedholes.

From the simpsons.

CAR DEALER: Hey you know you want this car...
HOMER: Man it looks sweet.

3 sniper Shots by mobsters miss homer and hit the car

HOMER: Hey what are those holes?
CAR DEALER: Speed holes, you know makes the car go faster.
HOMER: Oh yeah...I'll take it!

Or something along the lines of that.
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Old 09-28-04, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Maelstrom
Hahaha...I would love to play on your bike but my dh bike gets a lot of xc on it to. If I had a pure dh bike I would gladly use a super heavy bike...

You ride platekill? (I assume as bmx was basically made for that bike destroying area)
Nope... Plattekill is something like 8000km away from where I live - sweden/scandinavia
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Old 09-28-04, 03:15 PM
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Originally Posted by mindbogger
I gotta see your parts list. Should be amazing.
Finally got around to replying. Here's my parts list for the '04 4300 (anything not mentioned is stock)

Manitou Black Platinum Fork
RaceFace Prodigy XC Cranks
RaceFace SRX BB
Crank Bros Eggbeater Chrome
Mavic Crossride wheelset
Easton EA50 bars
Easton EA50 stem
SRAM PC-99 chain
Shimano XT M760 cassette
Avid Single Digit 7 brakes
Shimano XT M750 shifters/brake levers
Shimano XT M750 rear derailluer
Shimano Alivio Front derailluer
Easton EA50 seatpost
Aheadset C2
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