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Discussion: Getting ready for the excitement of Sunday's MTBO race?

in: O-ing; O-ing > 2020-09-03

Sep 3, 2020 10:07 PM # 
Is your new frame lighter as well? Since the last race in the ACT MTBO series I have gone tubeless and installed a smaller front sprocket and cleaned the bike - so looking forward to improved performance.
Sep 3, 2020 10:56 PM # 
Its an old frame - 15 years? Basically retired the bike in 2014, but kept it as a backup.
Sep 3, 2020 11:58 PM # 
Anna Sheldon once won an MTBO WOC medal on a $350 bike.
Sep 4, 2020 12:28 AM # 
Probably wouldn't be able to replicate that feat in current times (not just because there is no WOC).
Sep 4, 2020 1:17 AM # 
So the only weight saving for Sunday is one less link in the chain!
Sep 4, 2020 5:42 AM # 
It’s my dad’s old bike - and he bought it second hand in about 2006. As well as a chain link, it has also shaved off a front derailleur and one chainring - super light!

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