|Quantum Race & Pro weights||Whareagle|
May 18, 2001 9:48 PM
|Anyone have the general weights of the Klein Quantum Race and Quantum Pro? I'm trying to validate their claim that the frame and fork are lighter than the Trek 5700/5900 frames and forks... The numbers I have on the Trek frame is 2.77lbs. and .77 lbs. Probably for a 56cm. What's the comparison for the Klein? Any comments?|
|re: Quantum Race & Pro weights||Ian|
May 19, 2001 9:56 AM
|I can tell you that the Quantum Race is heavier than the 5700/5900. The Race uses an Icon Air Rail fork which comes in around 450 grams. The 5700/5900 fork comes in around 350 grams. The 5700/5900 frame is listed at 2.27 pounds and I really don't see any way that the Race is below that.
The Quantum Pro does have an upgraded fork which is similar in weight to the 5700/5900. The Pro does have a different headtube than the Race, but other than that I believe they are the same. The Pro may be as light as the 5700/5900, but they will be so close you would have a hard time telling a difference.
Now if you want to talk about the way they each ride...
Well, lets not get into that.