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trevor4

Vital MTB member trevor4
14731 trevor4 http://p.vitalmtb.com/photos/users/14731/avatar/c50_p.jpg?1347496844 http://www.vitalmtb.com/community/trevor4,14731/all 04/07/12 1 6 4 12

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Joined: 4/7/2012

Location: Long Valley, NJ USA

7/10/2012 7:11 AM

If your trying to save weight are carbon parts the way to go.
handlebars, seat posts

bturman

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Joined: 8/1/2009

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7/10/2012 7:55 PM

Carbon is often lighter, and you'll likely find that it improves how your bikes feels, too.

My advice is to concentrate on lightening anything that spins (wheels, tires, brakes, cranks, pedals, etc). Rotational weight is far more noticeable than weight that doesn't rotate.

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