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how much weight(4 posts)

how much weightbear
Aug 6, 2001 4:11 PM
how much weight would the average paint job add to a bike,,a TI bike thats is? thank for your info guys
50-100 gramsDog
Aug 6, 2001 7:48 PM
I've seen figures in that range. That's about 2-4 ounces.

50-100 grams - how to save even more: Free steel frames.42/52 Kelly
Aug 6, 2001 9:43 PM
May as well just buy a steel painted and chromed frame that weighs a little more than Ti, looks better, and is way cheaper.

Invest the money you save by choosing steel instead of Ti. In a few years you will have accumulated enough money to buy another steel frame. Of course you probably won't need one for another 10 years or more. It is almost like a frame-for-life in effect because the money you save by choosing steel finances your future purchases. You are in a much better position financially by choosing steel. Plus you have a great looking, riding frame that is easy to repair, and is already painted.
Aug 7, 2001 1:04 PM
thanks, 2 to 4 oz...thats nothing,,I can loose that in a couple of days If I watch what I eat ( or gain it). I already have a TI bike and hate the looks of it,,love the ride but the Looks makes me sick when I see the pinarello and other Italians bikes go by. I trhink I will painted it r the winter, or buy a PARIS? mmmmmmmm