Monthly archives: January, 2012

Which bore cap do my Hope brakes have?

I just found this very useful document, which shows you the size/part # of each Bore Cap in the Hope Brake lineup, including the tool required to remove it.  Since the bore cap size changed on the new Tech M4’s vs the old Mono M4’s, this was very helpful to me.

Hope Tech M4 Actual Weights

Finally got my Hope Tech M4s with Braided hoses off my old bike.  Below are weights.  Note that rotor weight are taken from the Hope website, as I didn’t take mine off my wheels. Front lever, hose (uncut), and caliper.  Bled, including all lever hardware: 312grams Rear lever, hose (uncut), and caliper.  Bled, including all…

Truvativ XO Crank and Team GXP BB weight

My Bottom Bracket (Truvativ Sram Team GXP) finally came in.  See below for actual weights of the BB, plus the crank arms & BB! Bottom Bracket weight: 108grams XO Crank arms + BB weight: 566grams

Cane Creek Forty ZS44 Short Top Headset – Actual Weight

Actual weight of Cane Creek 40 ZS44 Short headset: 40grams Actual weight of included star nut, bolt, and top cap: 26grams