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Super Lightweight Components From XC Race Bikes

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With the Olympics pushed back a year, a lot of the new tech we might have expected to see rolled out for the biggest prize in XC racing is being kept under wraps until next year. With that in mind, we thought we’d take a look back at some of the lightest bits of kit we’ve seen

Seatpost clamps are another place we often see minimalist components.

Bike Ahead’s 6 spoke monocoque wheels are built in house in Germany and weights starts at 1249 grams for a 29er wheelset.

Carbon crowns on forks are a pretty commonplace way to save weight

Dangerholm manages to get his bar and stem weighing under 200 grams thanks to a combo of MCFK and Schmolke parts


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