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just purchased my first road bikes Scattante R-550

Old 05-08-05, 12:40 PM
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just purchased my first road bikes Scattante R-550

well my friend went and purchased the bikes for me. (i'm over seas on a vacation)
60 size frame. For $650


from what i know the weight suppose to be about 18.6 lb.
i asked (on the phone) from the dealer to put them on the scale.
came out 21.25 LB , with cage, bottle and some pedals .

is that reasonable ?

i still have 30 days return if they wont fit correctly or any other reason.

i took them with a set of clip less pedals for $40(don't remember which ) , and replaced the tires to blue once just to match the color.

they holding the bikes in the store for me till Im returning on the 22nd .
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Old 05-08-05, 12:51 PM
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Everybody fudges a bit on weight. Generally the manufacturers use a weight for a rather small frame and they certainly do not include pedal weight or any other accessories. Therefore "real world" weight tends to be higher than published weight. Your bike sounds pretty ballpark to me.
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Old 05-08-05, 03:05 PM
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my 2004 R-650 is ~20.5 lbs all setup up so I'd say 21.25 lbs is about right. I love mine, I hope you enjoy yours.
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Old 05-12-05, 09:26 AM
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Bro it's a large sized frame,don't be expecting gossamer weight.Having said that you can buy lighter bikes
but thats gonna cost more.A heavier frame just mean you have to go harder or get stronger.
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Old 05-12-05, 11:34 AM
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I bought the XRL frame today -- looking forward to building it out.
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