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Weight Reduction update

I thought it was time to pop up a list of some of weight reduction work down to the bike. This gives an idea of what can be done to a road bike

Michelin Power Pure - With LTT tech very light.
SP Subframe - 230 grams lost
Lithium Battery - 1500 grams lost
Alloy Tank - At least 2000 grams lost
Oil Cooler bolt - 130 grams lost
HRC Rear wheel Spindle - 180 grams lost
Swingarm Spindle - 123 grams lost
Titanium rear spring - 333 grams lost
Front wheel Spindle - 143 grams lost
Marchesini wheels - 1750 grams lost
Carbon Fibre front Mudguard - 171.6 grams lost
Titanium Engine bolts - At least 150 grams lost

I have reduced the weight of the bike by another 1500 grams by replacing various nuts and bolts on the bike.

In fairness, I may well have added some weight with the HRC Swingarm, Brembo rear,  rearset, engine protection etc but doubt this runs into kilos.

So excluding all the other work I have done, this works out around 8.2 kilos lighter than stock. I imagine that the savings will be more like 10-12 kilos many titanium bolts have been swapped for race spec drilled and large nuts drilled.


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