Monday, September 25, 2006

Light Cross Bike #22: Chris' Ridley

Another Ridley for the Lightweight gallery. This one weighs only 16.97 pounds.

2007 Ridley Supercross (58cm) w/ full carbon Python fork
FSA K-force carbon handlebars (31.8/44cm)
FSA K-force carbon stem (120mm)
FSA K-force carbon seatpost
Dura-Ace 10spd rear shifter
Shimano BL-600 Brake Lever
Dura-Ace 10spd Cranks
FSA 44T chainring
Cyclocrossworld Wetzikin chainguard
Jump Start chain deflector
Dura-Ace 10spd rear derailleur
Ultegra 12-27 cassette
Bontrager XXX-Lite carbon tubular wheels
Tufo Elite LPS tires (30mm)
Crank Brothers 2-Ti Eggbeater pedals
Empella Frog Leg Canti brakes
Empella top mount brake levers
SwissStop brake pads
IRD extra long cable hanger
Fizik Arione saddle
Dura-Ace brake cables/housing
XTR teflon shifter cable/housing
Deda bar tape

Other: FSA RD-488 wheels with Dugast Rhino tubulars, Dura-Ace 12-25 10spd

Chris: "As I said, this weighed in at 16.97lbs. I was surprised since it' such a
large frame. It's a bit heavier with the FSA/Dugast setup which I use for
more technical courses. Thanks for the site!"

Chris' blog is at

Thanks for the submission Chris.

If anyone else has a sub 18 pound cyclocross bike email me at and your bike and build list will promptly be posted on +1lap.


velobob said...

can I ask - how are the xxx lites for durability - do you ride them regularly? I have a set and am thinking of using them for cross.

Anonymous said...

Dude, I think you need to cut your grass, it's getting a little high..