Many of our readers believe a bicycle should be simple and light, and if you’re also one of them, you should actually know how to make your bike at least half a pound lighter. Well, it’s easy – find lighter wheels!
Not only are the lighter wheels beneficial for acceleration, they also help make your bike lighter.
However, you don’t always need to replace your wheels, especially if you think it’s a little expensive proposition. In this case, the best idea would be to use lightweight tubes or tires. This will definitely help lighten your bike a bit, but it would not be the best idea if your trails include sharp-edged rocks. The third option would be to use Eclipse inner tubes, which are made using a special material that weigh almost nothing.
Read more at the following ChopMTB link…