GS LC Cast vs Spoked wheels weight

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by MrVvrroomm, Oct 8, 2019.

  1. MrVvrroomm

    MrVvrroomm Been here awhile

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    Here are the weights of my '18 GSA wheels with tires, tpms, rotors, complete.

    Spoked front = 29.3 lbs with Michelin Anakee 3 8K miles
    Spoked rear = 25.6 lbs with Michelin Anakee 3 8K miles

    Cast front = 29.5 lbs with Michelin Anakee 3 4K miles
    Cast rear = 26.7 lbs with Michelin Anakaee 3 4K miles
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  2. getlucky

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    Wow I heard it was the opposit
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  3. JimVonBaden

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    Nope, the rear is always heavier. Wider wheel, heavier center section to accommodate the torque.
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  4. pistole

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    Jim , I think what he meant was that he thought that spokes were heavier than cast (which was what I thought too).
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  5. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid! Supporter

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    They are. But it looks like a lot more tread on the cast, so that can account for it.
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  6. getlucky

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    Love details like this. Thanks for sharing mrVroom
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