Old 11-30-18, 07:30 PM
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BrocLuno
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Bikes: K2 (Marzocchi/Fox), Trek 6000 (red) MARS Elite up front, Specialized Hardrock Sport -> eBike (R7 Elite up front), lastly TREK 820 loaner. Recently sold Peugeot du Monde Record and 1956 Schwinn (owned since new).

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Yeah, pedal weight is all over the place. Almost 400 gm for some, 125 for others. I have three sets of lightweights coming

Ditto seat weight. Light saddles are nice for climbing, but can get tiring for hours at more upright sitting. That's a tricky one - balancing comfort vs weight. The older I get, the more I'll sacrifice a bit of weight for a bit more memory foam.

Right now I have a Velo Plush on there, and it's a bit porky. Ditto the inexpensive Schwinn seat post rack. I could easily take more than a lb off if I changed that stuff. But skeletal racks don't work on rear suspension bikes. All my hardtails have them tough.

I agree with the posters above who find 30 lbs a good target. Bikes seem much more responsive and fun when you get down to that point, and below
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