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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby MichaelB » Fri Nov 25, 2011 4:28 pm

winstonw wrote:in case no one got it, Gunter's bike is 3.2kg.


It's a waste of time as it can't be ridden by 95% of bike riders. An exercise is futility if you ask me.
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby notwal » Fri Nov 25, 2011 6:59 pm

jbchybridrider wrote:Sorry for late reply, If you mean glue on tubulars Yes!
Stem and bars are perfect fit for me too.


Yes I mean tubs but I put 2 and 2 together and figured they must be.
I'd like to lighten my bike up but I tried tubs once many years ago and decided I didn't like dealing with punctures.
If I could reliably stop punctures or patch them without removing the tyre (maybe with some injected goop) I would consider using them again.
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby notwal » Fri Nov 25, 2011 7:17 pm

MichaelB wrote:
winstonw wrote:in case no one got it, Gunter's bike is 3.2kg.


It's a waste of time as it can't be ridden by 95% of bike riders. An exercise is futility if you ask me.

Not really. It's an exercise in extremes. True it's not everyday rider friendly with ultra light tubs, probably fragile wheels, a Jubilee derailleur and down tube shifters but it's extraordinarily light. I'd love to take it for a spin. I'm sure there are lessons there that may take a standard carbon bike down to ~5 kg without compromising reliability or convenience.

Anyway it is no more. Gunter sold off the bits. He probably found it inconvenient as you say and got sick of throwing money at it. I believe it cost him an arm and a leg.
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby notwal » Fri Nov 25, 2011 7:47 pm

triangle wrote:6.3kg straight out of the shop door, w/pedals ...

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What 6.3 kg with Di2 and pedals ? Are you sure?
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby mtb159 » Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:20 pm

notwal wrote:
jbchybridrider wrote:Sorry for late reply, If you mean glue on tubulars Yes!
Stem and bars are perfect fit for me too.


Yes I mean tubs but I put 2 and 2 together and figured they must be.
I'd like to lighten my bike up but I tried tubs once many years ago and decided I didn't like dealing with punctures.
If I could reliably stop punctures or patch them without removing the tyre (maybe with some injected goop) I would consider using them again.


Go back to tubs and use Stan's Tire Sealant. Seriousely good stuff and works! Get it from any bike shop. Have a look at this video which proves it works :D http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTlZvOVG8zs :D
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby pawnii » Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:44 am

CommuRider wrote:Anyone cracked the 5kg mark yet?

bikes without brifters and at least 18 gears shouldn't count :evil:
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby pawnii » Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:45 pm

Scott Foil - 6.2kg

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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby notwal » Sat Dec 03, 2011 11:24 pm

^^^ mmmmm..... :mrgreen:
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby Livetoride » Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:47 am

pawnii wrote:Scott Foil - 6.2kg

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Very very nice, Hot bike, me thinks black bar tape might be more in tune...
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby pawnii » Thu Dec 15, 2011 11:29 am

Thanks Livetoride. I've got black and grey bar tape in the cupboard. I figure i'll try each colour for 3mths and see how i like it :)
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby Weasel » Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:56 pm

Drool! I love Scott Foils - they'd have to be one of my all-time favourite bikes.

Pawnii, what have you done to get your bike down to 6.2kg?
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby pawnii » Thu Dec 15, 2011 9:07 pm

Thanks Weasel. A Foil frameset is not easy to find atm. I got the frameset from the U.S. It ended up costing me $200 for delivery and then the tax man hit me with an import tax of $350!
The Australian distributor, Avanti, wanted nothing to do with me. The earliest you could get a full Foil bike is Feb as they've ran out of stock...they told me they have no plans in importing framesets from Scott in 2012...maybe 2013

I built it using the parts of my old Addict. I damaged the Addict so the Foil is the replacement.
Here is the build list if you're interested.

Frameset
Frame - Scott Foil R2 (Medium 54cm) 921g
Fork - Scott Foil R2 384g
Headset - Ritchey WCS Integrated 61g
Stem Cap + bolt + compression plug 34g
Seat Mast - Ritchey Carbon for Scott Foil 199g
Seat Mast Clamp bolt 24g
Derailleur Hanger + bolts 12g

Wheels
Wheelset - Edge 1.45 Clincher/Tune Mig45/Mag150 1229g(total)
front 562g
back 667g
Sapim CX-Ray 20/24 + Pilar hex nipples
Rim tape - Veloplugs yellow 44 9g
Skewers - Omni M2racer 42g
Tyres
Tyre - Continental Supersonic 160g
Tyre - Continental Supersonic 160g
Tubes - Continental Race 28 Supersonic 55g
Tubes - Continental Race 28 Supersonic 55g

Brakes - Zero Gravity stainless steel - OG-07 (F-107 R-107) 200g
Sram Groupset
Leaver brake & gear shifter - Sram Red 291g
Derailluer Front - SRAM Red 71g
Derailluer Rear - SRAM Red 148g
Chain Catcher - TOKEN TK375 6g
Crankset - SRAM Red compact - 170mm 34/50 629g
Bottom Bracket - Sram GPX-BB86 96g
Chain - Shimano Durace 7801 251g
Cassette - Shimano Durace 7800 192g
Cables
Yokozuna Reaction 161g
Sram Barrel adjusters 15g
Cable protector - Jagwire 2g
Steering
3T ErgoNova LTD 42cm 186g
Stem - 3T ARX LTD 100mm 114g
Handlebar Tape - Deda cork 90g
Other
Pedals - Speedplay Zero Titanium 166g
Bidden Cages - Bontrager XXX + Aluminium bolts 19g
Bidden Cages - Bontrager XXX + Stainless bolts 29g
Saddle - Selle Italia SLR Carbonio Flow 135g

TOTAL 6,146.0
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby Ross » Fri Dec 16, 2011 2:28 pm

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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby pawnii » Fri Dec 16, 2011 6:10 pm

wow they look mean. What's the size and weight?
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby mekore » Sun Dec 18, 2011 8:18 pm

pawnii wrote:Scott Foil - 6.2kg

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Ok, I jizzed in my pants..... maybe a matching edge stem would make me gone into heaven :mrgreen: anyway that 3t stem looks soo beefy i wanna chew it
and bb30 hole is so godamn sexy
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby smileNnod » Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:32 pm

Sub 7 - Now with 3T Carbon race Bars and Stem and Fulcrum Zero's.

Climbing Animal..

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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby pawnii » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:54 pm

looks like a white mountain goat :)
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby colaiacw » Tue Dec 27, 2011 9:57 am

Here is my Pride and joy. 6.9kg as is, pedals and all. Rides like a dream.

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Merida Scultura Evo 909 Full Dura Ace (Weekender) & Merida HFS 904 Com Full Ultegra (Trainer)

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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby pawnii » Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:34 am

that's the shortest reach handlebars i've ever seen!
nice ride :)
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby ajmit3 » Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:39 pm

How's the Foil going Pawnii ? Heard WW stories of a crack ? Did you get it sorted?
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby idler » Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:36 pm

pawnii wrote:Scott Foil - 6.2kg

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Thats a nice discrete saddlebag - what is it?

Love the bike BTW - I favour the white tape.
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby HAKS » Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:10 pm

Pawnii: Where did you get the frame from in the US? Tossing up a similar option for my next upgrade.
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Show us your super light road bike

Postby pawnii » Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:46 pm

ajmit3 wrote:How's the Foil going Pawnii ? Heard WW stories of a crack ? Did you get it sorted?


Mate I'm loving the Foil. I've put 1000km on it now and I'm getting really confident with descending.
I haven't contacted the seller about the crack yet. No one is sure if it's a tiny crack or a scratch. I'll have to get a carbon expert to look at it and tell me
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby pawnii » Sat Dec 31, 2011 12:04 am

Thats a nice discrete saddlebag - what is it?


It's a Vittoria saddle bag. Not sure what the exact name of it is. I remember when i brought it, it came with a tube and leavers included.
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Re: Show us your super light road bike

Postby pawnii » Sat Dec 31, 2011 12:22 am

HAKS wrote:Pawnii: Where did you get the frame from in the US? Tossing up a similar option for my next upgrade.


I brought the frameset from Rocky Mountain Cyclery.
To be honest they are slow to reply. Sometimes taking 5 days to reply to my emails.

They shipped the frameset without the cable stops for the brake cable's internal routing. It's a Scott Foil specific cable stop and the Scott distributor in Oz don't stock them and won't get them unless you purchased your Foil from an Oz retailer. :evil:

After a week of emails they finally found the cable stop and have shipped it to me. That was on the 8th December and i still haven't got the part. :evil: :x
Lucky i have an engineering mate that used a 3D modelling program and fabricated one out of aluminium for me :twisted:

Just remember that if you import anything over $1k then you will be hit with import tax.

It ended up costing me $200 for delivery + $350 for import tax (was still my cheapest option)

I had no choice because the Oz distributor (Avanti bikes) for Scott Foil bikes will not bring in framesets until next financial year.
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