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Can anyone guess how much my wheels weigh (Trek Fuel EX6)???

Old 01-22-13, 04:05 AM
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Can anyone guess how much my wheels weigh (Trek Fuel EX6)???

Im considering a new wheelset for this season and have been looking at the Shimano XT M785 with a checked weight of 1675 g.

Since we still have two feet of snow here in Stockholm my Trek is in storage so I cant check the weight of the stock wheels. Does anyone know or can give a good guess?
Bikepedia: http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/B...e#.UP5gnpjOaE8
Shimano M475 hubs with Bontrager Ranger rims. Spokes unspecified.

I was hoping to shave off about 300 g on the wheels. Is this realistic?
With new tyres, tubes and a XT cassette it seems like I can lower the weight by another 550 g compared to the stock parts.

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Old 01-22-13, 07:28 AM
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1675 grams is very light for a wheelset, and likely quite a bit lighter than your stock wheels, at least 300 grams.
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6 tonnes each (not including the air in the tyres)

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