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looking to upgrade landshark(2 posts)

looking to upgrade landsharkgolfer1
Oct 12, 2001 7:44 AM
i've got a 2 year old landshark 853 frame with 93 chorus components and nuke proof hubs w/velocity deep v rims. threaded fork and stem. how could i lighten this bike up. how much weight can i save on a newer updated group and/or going to a non threaded fork/stem combo. what about the wheels? thanks. i'm not a racer, but anything to help me go faster(besides riding more!) can't hurt.
Nothing worth the money.nestorl
Oct 12, 2001 8:29 AM
Changing components and wheels from what you have will save you less than one pound. NOT WORTH IT. It will save you a few seconds one manu many many miles. and will not affect your percivable mph. Instead...look at your Body Mass Index and see if you can shed 3 pounds of fat. Get your BMI to 22! THAT! will make a difference!