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hello, i recently bought a superfly 100 elite (17.5) from the weights i have seen on the interweb everyone that i have seen say its coming in around 23-23.2ish, stock out of the box with the xo group.
I dont know what mine weighted out of the box but here is the way my bike is set up

xx rear der.
xx brakes
xx cassette
xx shifters
xx crank
xtr pedals (m980)
geax aka's front and rear (standard folding, not tubeless or tnt)
bontrager satelite bottle cage-18g
bontrager tubless rimstips and valve cores
4oz of stans per wheel (a little extra never hurt)
specialized phenon saddle (a little lighter but minimal then stock saddle)
and the rest of the bike is stock, xxx seatpost and grips, rxl wheels and bars, xo high direct mount front deraileur

the aka's are 60grams heavier for the pair compared to the stock tires but making them tubeless should have still dropped weight, the xx cassete 208 grams the stock cassete 359 so that right there is a little more then 1/4lb drop

i did all the work myself, and consider myself an experienced mechanic, not top level but have worked as one in a lbs for 4 years, but something is not adding up because the bike is 24.7 pounds with pedals. I thought that making it tubless putting my xx on i would have thought the bike would be coming in under 24

has anyone else had a sf100 elite come in a whole pound heavier?
 

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hello, i recently bought a superfly 100 elite (17.5) from the weights i have seen on the interweb everyone that i have seen say its coming in around 23-23.2ish, stock out of the box with the xo group.
I dont know what mine weighted out of the box but here is the way my bike is set up

xx rear der.
xx brakes
xx cassette
xx shifters
xx crank
xtr pedals (m980)
geax aka's front and rear (standard folding, not tubeless or tnt)
bontrager satelite bottle cage-18g
bontrager tubless rimstips and valve cores
4oz of stans per wheel (a little extra never hurt)
specialized phenon saddle (a little lighter but minimal then stock saddle)
and the rest of the bike is stock, xxx seatpost and grips, rxl wheels and bars, xo high direct mount front deraileur

the aka's are 60grams heavier for the pair compared to the stock tires but making them tubeless should have still dropped weight, the xx cassete 208 grams the stock cassete 359 so that right there is a little more then 1/4lb drop

i did all the work myself, and consider myself an experienced mechanic, not top level but have worked as one in a lbs for 4 years, but something is not adding up because the bike is 24.7 pounds with pedals. I thought that making it tubless putting my xx on i would have thought the bike would be coming in under 24

has anyone else had a sf100 elite come in a whole pound heavier?
You added an unnecessary 113g (extra 4 ounces of sealant), the XTR Pedals weigh 308-310g, you could run Xpedo spd Ti pedals at 210g or some Eggs even lighter to cut 100 or more grams. That's about 1/2 pound between the extra sealant and pedals.
 

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Your first mistake was actually weighing the bike.
Most owners of super light bikes calculate ( or miscalculate) from a spread sheet.
Just tell everyone your bike is 21 lbs....
 

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xtr pedals- yes i know that they are heavier but i know people that brake eggbeaters all the time, where as my xt pedals that have been ridden for thousands of miles have never failed me after bashing them on rocks, going through a few sets of cleats, its going to be hard to try something other then shimano spd's

extra sealant isn't too much weight for a little extra insurance

and i have used a couple different scales and they show the same numbers
 

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I am sure your weight is accurate, I was just trying to throw a little doubt out there for that mental edge.

I am ditching my eggbeaters for XTR this year. I'll take the weight penalty hit for a more solid and reliable engagement.
 

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Most people weigh their bikes w/o pedals, so I'd say you're right in the mix.

Unless your seat tube is full of lead fishing sinkers!
 
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