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    Felt Z85 weight reduction

    Where would be the best place to start to reduce the weight of my stock Z85? The wheels seem pretty light already. Any ideas on the weight of RSL3 wheels?

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    crank will yield biggest weight savings

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    Z85 - Felt Bicycles
    Weight: 9.4kg, 20.72lbs

    If you want to save weight, buy a new bike. You'll spend way more trying to reduce your weight.

    The wheels seem pretty light already.
    They're not.

    The two biggest weight savings would be new wheels... and new frame.

    Like I said... buy a new bike. Or just ride and enjoy what you have.
    Custom Di2 & Garmin/GoPro mounts 2013 SuperSix EVO Hi-MOD Team * 2004 Klein Aura V

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    Quote Originally Posted by STRANA View Post
    crank will yield biggest weight savings
    That'd be the last place to save weight.

    It's got a 105 crank (725g). An Ultegra crank is 687g. A whopping 38g difference for $200. Or a Dura Ace is 683g. A whopping 42g difference for $400.

    The tires are 320 g. A set of Conti GP4000's would save 190g. 4x more savings than a crank and far cheaper. Plus a better ride and better rolling resistance.
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