Idle curiosity time.
About 2 years back i had a chop at 10 mile Time Trial. Hit my target of a sub 30min 10miler.
First run bike was 10.3kg
Second run bike was 8.9kg
28mm tyres and 42x16 SS gearing.
I reckoned i could drop to 8.5kg with new stem and brake levers, maybe less with a ruthless approach to trimming everything down and ultra light tubes/tyres.
If i get a new front wheel from the road side of things i can drop under 8kg.
Beyond that it gets spendy. New wheels/tyres maybe calipers, carbon fork etc etc, chase all the grams and 7kg ?
I know if you want light weight don't get a Surly :)
Mine must be around the 11kg mark right now as has saddle pack/mudguards/pump/bottle cage and 16t freewheel and 15t fixed sprocket attached.
Come spring mines going on a diet for summer.
Anyone wanna share estimated or real weight of your Rollers ? :)
Weight isn't going to gain you much time I think. Cheapest gains are in training! Then you could try making a DIY rear wheel cover? And/or aero extensions.
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