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Old 11-01-2012, 12:38 PM   #25888
Aurelius
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Phony factory specs?

Last weekend I got a test ride on Specialized's $10,000 S-Works Epic Carbon XTR. They claim it's the lightest production full suspension 29er in the world today. When I asked for specifics, I was told it weighs 18.9 lbs. But when one was weighed, it tipped the scales at 23 lbs, without pedals:

http://www.bikerumor.com/2012/07/16/...ctual-weights/

Where did the extra 4.1 lbs come from?
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