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I belive when I weighed them both at my shop the 70 came in at arround 33 pounds, and the 80 was hovering arround 32 pounds. These things get real light real quick when a little ZR9000 and OCLV get thrown in.
 

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I belive when I weighed them both at my shop the 70 came in at arround 33 pounds, and the 80 was hovering arround 32 pounds. These things get real light real quick when a little ZR9000 and OCLV get thrown in.
Most of the weight differences come from the components. The difference between the 2001 Fuel 80 frame (all SLR Aluminum, not even ZR9000) and a current Fuel 100 OCLV frame is about 0.5 pounds.

You can get a Fuel 80 to weigh close to a Fuel 98 or 100 by changing the components....not that it would be worth the cost.

I always thought that the price of the Fuel 100 frame only was rediculous, expecially in 2001 when there was very little difference between the Fuel 80 frame and the Fuel 100 frame. At that time, you could buy a Fuel 80 for less than just the Fuel 100 frame. I think that's one of the reasons that Trek went to a full OCLV on the 98 and 100. They couldn't charge more than $4000 for a bike that had a frame worth $500. Now they can.
 
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