Help lightening my Scalpel

Don’t need another bike for next year. But I need to fix my Scalpel and why not save some weight too.


Frame: Cannondale Scalpel 2009 M, 1963g

Rear Damper: DT XR Carbon (thinking of changing it)

Fork: Cannondale Lefty Speed Carbon XLR, 1260g

Seatclamp: Token, 9g

Headset: Cannondale, 60g

Stem: Cannondale OPI 100mm, -5°, 228g (ti-bolts)

Handlebar: Schmolke TLO 680mm, 88g

Grips: bar tape, 15g

Saddle: Tune Komm-Vor, 95g

Seatpost: AX-Lightness Europa, 110g

Front Derailleur: Shimano Dura-Ace 7900, 74g

Rear Derailleur: Sram XX medium, 189g

Shifter: Sram XX triggers, 197g (including MixxMaster for R1 Racing)

Brakes: Formula R1 Racing with 160/140 Ashima AiRotor, 547g

Crankset: Cannondale Hollowgram SL with 27/42 FRMrings, 600g

Cassette: Recon ti 11-32, 185g

Chain: KMC X10SL, 234g

Wheelset: AX-Lightness Premium MTB, 1020g

Glue: Vittoria, 60g

Tires: A. Dugast Fast Bird 52mm, 1160g

Wire/housing: Shimano Yumeya, 65g

Pedals: Crank Brothers Candy 2ti, 267g

Bottle Cage: Tune Wasserträger Uni, 18g

Total weight: 8468g

The parts that are bold haven’t I yet. Is there better and lighter parts than that? Do you got some other good suggestions on what to do to save some weight but still have an awesome bike?

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