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Please list the model, size, and a pic if possible. I want to start a database of actual weights of the bikes here, that way people who are interested in a bikesdirect bike can factor in the weight, since it isn't listed on the site.
 

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Immortal Pro, 56 cm, Stock set up w/o pedals 18.5 lbs

 

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2010 Motobecane Cafe Sprint, Lg, 22.5 lbs stock w/o pedals

 

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I don't have a pic but i have a mercier aero tt that with speedplay light action pedals and carbon cages and with tire change to vittoria rubio pro 3's it weighs 21.24lbs with the stock shimano crap still on it. Easton ea90 wheels and sram rival already ordered will put it under 20lbs. Frame is a 60
 

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I want to say a little over 21 pounds for my 54cm Windsor Fens. Bit heavy. Don't know what some GOOD wheels and crankset (FSA Vero triple/square taper currently) would drop it down to, but the bike fits me good, rides good, and the Shimano 105 performs smooth so I don't get caught up on the weight.
 

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I want to say a little over 21 pounds for my 54cm Windsor Fens. Bit heavy. Don't know what some GOOD wheels and crankset (FSA Vero triple/square taper currently) would drop it down to, but the bike fits me good, rides good, and the Shimano 105 performs smooth so I don't get caught up on the weight.

The Windsor website says 19.2#'s. That's quite a difference between advertised and actual weight.
 

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The Windsor website says 19.2#'s. That's quite a difference between advertised and actual weight.
That's not much help. What size and actual weight?
 

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It doesn't qualify the size they base the weight on and the weight ist listed just as I listed it.
You can be sure the weight is for the smallest size. But you have missed the point of the post. The OP wants to build a database of actual model/size/weight of BD bikes in stock condition.

So what size and weight is your bike?
 

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You can be sure the weight is for the smallest size. But you have missed the point of the post. The OP wants to build a database of actual model/size/weight of BD bikes in stock condition.

So what size and weight is your bike?
I'm clear on the point. I noticed the weight listed of an actual bike and that it differed a good bit from the listed weight (since I was looking at the bike just yesterday) that I thought I'd comment.

I bought a 19" moto elite (hybrid) a few months ago to ridge with the kiddos. It's escaleted to where I now ride with a guy with a Trek 1.5 and another with a CF framed Specialized....which leads me back into a state of gear lust. I didn't set out to be a road rider, but it looks like I'm headed this way which has me checking these threads.

I'll see if I can't weigh my bike and report back. I did a bathroom scale weight a few weeks ago and think it was 28.5#, but will confirm. That correlated pretty well with what's listed, btw.
 

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Day, I owe you an apology. I was not following the thread close and I thought it was your post about the Windsor.

Anyway, 19.2# for what I assume to be the 46cm frame and "a little over" 21 for a 54 cm might not be too far off. Of course, the 19.2 is probably "a bit shy" and the 21+ of the poster might be a little off. I use the "weigh myself then weigh myself and the bike" method, and our sale only reads 0.5# increments.

Then there is always the issue of weighing "apples to apples" I don't know for sure, but I bet the "mfgr's" weight doesn't include pedals as they are seldom sold on road bikes and are billed as "free." And those cheap wellgo's are not light. I bet they are 1# themselves.

Anyway, thanks for adding your Elite's weigh in. Having fun with the kiddos? I salvaged a NEXT ($88 new at wally world) from a dumpster, and spent $20 and an hr getting it ridable. That's my kiddo bike :^)
 

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dayhiker said:
The Windsor website says 19.2#'s. That's quite a difference between advertised and actual weight.
Just double checked and with nashbar special pedals at an "alleged" 286g, two aluminum water bottle cages adding 120g or more, and mini air pump adding another 100g I tipped the scales at 22 lbs on the dot. Also riding with a different saddle than stock and didn't bother to compare. So stripped the bike would probably be 20.75 lbs give or take. I'm leery of Nashbar's supposed weight so I'll give the bike the benefit of the doubt and say 20.5 lbs which is inline with what I THOUGHT I weighed it at, but I was obviously off a pound . The Windsor website is listing their smallest bike for the 19.2 lbs, which may be a little optimistic.
 

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No apology needed.

We have the same scale :)

Yeah, I bought it because I knew I wanted better than a Walgoose, but wasn't ready to go all in. I wanted a bike to ride in adjacent neighborhoods and one that wouldn't crap out if I hopped a curb, but one I could ride around in the mornings for exercise before work. Now I'm trying to keep up with a guy on a 13# speedster. My gearhead (I'm an engineer) self kicked in and I had to go learn how the chain ring ratios work. Middle chainring at 60 rpm I'm losing 180 feet per minute on those guys. My wife might kill me if I pick up another hobby. I'm learning to sail a sailboat and I'm big into backpacking.


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Day, I owe you an apology. I was not following the thread close and I thought it was your post about the Windsor.

Anyway, 19.2# for what I assume to be the 46cm frame and "a little over" 21 for a 54 cm might not be too far off. Of course, the 19.2 is probably "a bit shy" and the 21+ of the poster might be a little off. I use the "weigh myself then weigh myself and the bike" method, and our sale only reads 0.5# increments.

Then there is always the issue of weighing "apples to apples" I don't know for sure, but I bet the "mfgr's" weight doesn't include pedals as they are seldom sold on road bikes and are billed as "free." And those cheap wellgo's are not light. I bet they are 1# themselves.

Anyway, thanks for adding your Elite's weigh in. Having fun with the kiddos? I salvaged a NEXT ($88 new at wally world) from a dumpster, and spent $20 and an hr getting it ridable. That's my kiddo bike :^)
 

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My 53 Ti Heat 17.8 w/o pedals-Bicycling mag weight the full Ultegra version at 17.5 and I think you can guestimate the lower ultegra version at 18-all size 53
 

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mikeyp,

How do you like the Heat? I was all set to order one, but they were out of stock in my size. So I went with the Ti Ultegra, which I should receive later this week.
 

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I like it -nice and smooth-been screwing around with different wheel and tire combinations-doubt if there is much dif between mine and yours.
 

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Have a Bottecchia Euro Sprint from about 3 or so years ago. Weight was listed at 16.9 lbs, I remember that out of the box mine was a bit less than half a pound heavier. It was 17.3 out of the box with no pedals. I did not care much that it weighed more than it said (even though I ride a small frame). Besides scales do differ a bit, and less than half a pound is not an issue (I wanted the Campy it came with). I have reduced it by a bit more than a pound with a new stem, carbon seatpost, saddle, handlebar, skewers, a slightly lighter wheelset (suprisingly the original wheels were not too bad and I put them on my old bike). Most of those upgrades (besides the wheelset which only had a 100g reduction) were cheap.
I could switch the Alu frame for a CF one, that would probaly take off a pound. But I actually dont mind the Alu frame much, it is sturdy. Despite what people say about BD fames this one is a Columbus Zonal, and it is quite good. I think BD frames get a bad rap for no reason.

However, BD does seem to skimp out on some of the smaller parts like the seatpost, stem, and seat (that original seat was a true pain in the butt, worst seat I ever rode on). However, i was able to find cheap upgrades on Ebay and Nashbar to suit.

Weight is overrated though. I think that it is not too important. Good components are important (Campy Record 10 is IMHO the best), ride quailty is more important (the bike rides well), durability is (no major issues with the bike after a bit over 3 years). A pound or so of weight off the bike will not make a difference (heck if you want less weight just hit the gym).
 

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Good looking bike, now get rid of that abomination of a saddle :)
 
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