Trek's Cobia features a light, butted, hydroformed -luminum frame with G2 Geometry for the best riding position for fast climbs, rock-steady descents and rail-like cornering. And, with its 29-inch wheels the Cobia steamrolls over obstacles for excellent control. The durable parts package includes a plush, active RockShox Recon 29er fork, sweet Bontrager wheels, a precision-shifting SRAM 10-speed drivetrain and powerful Hayes disc brakes.
Not really sure on budget. Couple hundred dollars would be ideal. But the cheaper the better if I can shave some weight. I do not need anything top of the line by any means.What brakes do you have on there now?
Those wheels are anchors on your bike.
With LX hubs, w/o skewers:
Also, the s800 crankset is 780g without bottom bracket. you could drop some weight there pretty cheaply.
What is your budget? That will help us give you better advice.
I think its a recon silver in which case you can drop some weight there. .
Might make more sense to just buy a lighter bike considering the cost of the above suggestions.You, wheels, tubes, tires, cranks, handlebar, stem, pedals, cassette.
Avoid carbon seatposts, get a Thompson.
A couple hundred dollars might save you a quarter-half pound.Not really sure on budget. Couple hundred dollars would be ideal. But the cheaper the better if I can shave some weight. I do not need anything top of the line by any means.