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How light(heavy) is your bike?

Old 01-07-06, 02:42 PM
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I'm just curious how many of you have ultra light bikes, and how many of you have slightly heavier ones......etc. Just curious. If this is a waste of your time, let it die.

Mine is supposedly 23.5 lbs.
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Old 01-07-06, 02:49 PM
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17 lbs 6 oz. including pedals, bottle cages, & wired computer. weighed new at my lbs right before i rode it away. now i just need to drop that same 17 lbs 6 oz from my body.
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Old 01-07-06, 02:56 PM
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I've never weighed mine. I don't want to know. Only bad things could happen from there.
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Old 01-07-06, 03:10 PM
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now down to 18.3
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Old 01-07-06, 03:15 PM
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Down to 17.5. I could lose a pound on the wheels alone, and then a few grams here and there to get it around 16.
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Old 01-07-06, 03:17 PM
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19, 20 & 30lbs
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Old 01-07-06, 03:24 PM
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I'm predicting 90% in the 15-20 pound range.

All of mine are in there.

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Old 01-07-06, 03:25 PM
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Originally Posted by 55/Rad
I'm predicting 90% in the 15-20 pound range....
You making fun of my 30 pounder?
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Old 01-07-06, 03:39 PM
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Mine is like 20.2 lbs. Although come july I should have about 15lbs less body weight...aww yeah.
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Old 01-07-06, 03:48 PM
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I think mine are 26 and 28 lbs. Weightlifters train by using more weight, baseball players swing with a batting donut in the on-deck circle, so i ride a heavier bike because.......well, actually because I can't afford a light one.
The 26 pounder is most likely pushing the 30 lb marker as it's my commuter, and I have all manner of junk hanging from it.
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Old 01-07-06, 04:06 PM
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26lbs, I agree with duane that this is a good thing and will make riding my next bike easier.
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Old 01-07-06, 05:08 PM
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I don't know hoe much it weighs. I do know that it is alot lighter than my old 1979 Falcon. In fact I have never really even thought much about it since I am 207lbs myself.

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Race Bike is right on the UCI limit: 14.96 or so pounds
Training Bike is a bit heavier: 18 or so pounds
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Old 01-07-06, 05:12 PM
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about 16.5 lbs
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Old 01-07-06, 05:19 PM
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Believe it or not, I have never weighed my bike nor do I really care to know how much it weighs. I just
ride . From what I hear, my CR1 is supposed to be pretty light.
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Old 01-07-06, 05:22 PM
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Stripped, my bike weighs about 26. But in the winter I run it with a rack, fenders, heavier tires for commuting.
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17.9 pounds, 63 cm trek 2100...
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Ran out to the garage with the bathroom scale just now.

Panasonic DX2000 commuter, with halogen headlight/battery, rack and empty panniers: 34 lbs.

LeMond Reno with frame pump and seat bag: 21 - 22 lbs.
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my Specialized Allez is 25.0 pounds
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I'm guessing my bike is around 20 pounds. I'm taking it to the LBS so i'll have them weigh it.
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Right around 22 or so... it's extra large and made of steel.
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Originally Posted by Warblade
Race Bike is right on the UCI limit: 14.96 or so pounds
Training Bike is a bit heavier: 18 or so pounds
what kind of race bike do you have?
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Old 01-07-06, 05:57 PM
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My 70's Schwinn continental is 40 lbs. My DA triple Litespeed Ghisalo built for comfort not racing is 16 lbs. My Jamis touring bike is 28 with all racks and fenders. My 1970's Gitane is 29 with racks and fenders. My Litespeed Pisgah is 24 lbs with a USE XCR seatpost.(MTB)
My steel Fuji Track bike with two brakes,a freewheel, a computer, and a bottle cage, is 21 lbs. My steel fixed conversion with one bottle cage is 22 (it's lugged)
My old steel Giant Yukon is 30 lbs. (MTB) with a use xcr seatpost added.
My 70's Schwinn Town and Country trike is about 60 lbs. I estimate. I think my scale only goes to 50 lbs.
My old Columbia steel tandem is about 10,000 lbs.
I don't want to weigh the others it's cold and I have one. (a cold)
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See earlier thread about the JunkYard Dog... 19.5 lbs. with two stainless cages and piggy fork/wheels/cranks. Big deal.

First time I weighted the mountain bike though and this may be interesting to some.

LiteSpeed Ti with Manitour SX-R, 8-speed XTR, front and rear fenders, cages, pump, NightRider mounts (but no lights) and knobbies...

Any guesses???



26.6 lbs... not bad?

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Old 01-07-06, 06:10 PM
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Machak is 27 lbs.
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