World's lightest bike?

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  1. kanga

    kanga Active Member

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  2. CPATCRASH

    CPATCRASH Enjoy the ride!

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    Holy crap! :-k
     
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    Lefty Kev Exiled Brit

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    I think this one's lighter...

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    :lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
  4. CA_descender

    CA_descender IamHAZZMATTseeMEgroove

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    The picture of the hubs drive side looks more like something from the military then something off a bike. ;)

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  5. MTBMaven

    MTBMaven This is Shangri La

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    2nd lightest bike. 7.84lbs or 3557 grams
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    This was the lightest on Light-Bikes.com for a good while.
     
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    sdyeti New Member

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    If you've ever seen the famous Citibank Visa commercial...

    that guy has the world's lightest bike!!:lol:
     
  7. Keith B

    Keith B Professional Lion Tamer

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    I wonder how robust they are and whether they ride like a pile of crap or not...
     
  8. rjrbignell

    rjrbignell owed a living

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    why did they say that most wouldn't like it? Is it sarcasm?
     
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    DownHillPhil Team Rider

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    I'd be scared riding something that light. No way it feels safe after a burly 45lb DH bike :lol:
     
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    where is the cassette on that litespeed. looks liek a SS w/ a der.
     
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    Lame, I could see doing this as a profession but just for kicks? Personally there are better things to do than constantly truing wheels and loathing every crack in the road. I don't know how you guys ride around on those things...
     
  12. slowSSer

    slowSSer ali'i hua

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    apparently the guy rides it daily.


    apparently it's a legitimate 2x9. probably a 11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19 cassette, which seems useless or this bike is ridden in Iowa or some other ridiculously flat state. :lol:
     
  13. kanga

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    He actually says it's a 2x6, not a 2x9. Those extra cogs = too many extra grams. And if he's riding 620 miles/week, as claimed, he's probably strong enough not to need those bigger ones in the back!
     
  14. slowSSer

    slowSSer ali'i hua

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    right- knew i missed something.

    2x6? [email protected] i havent seen a 6 speed rear cassette/freewheel since the 80s.
     
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    MTBMaven This is Shangri La

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    Tuscan, AZ See link for the shop that built it.
    http://fairwheelbikes.com/index.php
     
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    I'm still riding a 7 speed rear on my 20 year old specialized allez epic... and my roadie bike that I keep at my parent's place still has a 6 speed!
     
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    crispy Wannabe

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    I am riding a 6 speed cassette on my old paramount
     
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    LOL,, thats a great picture.:lol:
     
  19. FyrFytrRyn

    FyrFytrRyn RTB to a WNL

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    that bike is BA.
     
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    It'll weigh over 220 pounds with me on it.
     

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