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Guess the weight of my bike! Results on monday, after I go weigh it.

Old 09-02-11, 12:08 PM
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Guess the weight of my bike! Results on monday, after I go weigh it.

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Old 09-02-11, 12:13 PM
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23 lbs if you're lucky
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Old 09-02-11, 12:15 PM
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29 lbs. As before.
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Old 09-02-11, 12:17 PM
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27.5 lbs.
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Old 09-02-11, 12:19 PM
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The Road Ace is a straight gauge steel frame and with nicer wheels probably curbs out at 24.3 pounds.

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Old 09-02-11, 12:23 PM
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26.5 lbs. Now stop posting and go ride it
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Old 09-02-11, 12:45 PM
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13.98 lbs
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I have a Road Ace 505 in blue, nice commuter bike. Mine weighs 27.4, so I'll say yours is 26.4
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27 lbs.
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13.98 lbs
The whole bike not just the frame.

My guess is 25.4321234353 lbs
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It should be somewhere between 24-26lbs. One thing I am sure is no way this bike is under 20lbs.

Right, don't spend too much $ on this one as it's an entry level bike. Ride it, save up a bit more, and purchase a better one next season.
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Originally Posted by 55/Rad View Post
22.4 pounds
22.29

But I will throw a wild guess and guess 21.34
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Get rid of those awful suicide levers and you'll lose another 1/8 of a pound.

At least you raised the seat.

My guess is 24.9 lb.
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I also doubt that you can make this model a sub 20 pound bike without doing some radical and rather expensive work... a 20 pound weight in one hand feels a lot heavier than a bicycle due to the concentration of weight.

My hand built 531 steel racing bicycles both curb out at 21 pounds with nice, but not extravagant parts.
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What a piece of junk. 50 lbs minimum.

There's nothing romantic about riding an old clunker that can't even get you from point A to point B. What's the appeal?

Explain.
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25.2 lbs
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Originally Posted by colombo357 View Post
What a piece of junk. 50 lbs minimum.

There's nothing romantic about riding an old clunker that can't even get you from point A to point B. What's the appeal?

Explain.
You know you want it. What personal charity should he donate it to?
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Originally Posted by colombo357 View Post
What a piece of junk. 50 lbs minimum.

There's nothing romantic about riding an old clunker that can't even get you from point A to point B. What's the appeal?

Explain.
I have basically the same model and have put in over 15,000 trouble free commuter miles on it (after my dad raced it for over 10 years). Explain why you "need" anything more.
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Do we get a cookie if guess right? 24.6lbs
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