RockShox Reverb seatpost actual weight

Just got my seatpost.  It’s a new Rockshox Reverb 420mm length 120mm travel (5″) model, 31.6″ diameter.  This is the heaviest post available, as it’s the largest in every dimension 🙂 Also note that it came WELL equipped with extras in the box, including 2 bleed syringes and fittings, plenty of fluid, the enduro-collar, an…

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

29er Flow Rims on Hope Pro 2 Evo hubs – actual weight

More actual weights: Front wheel: 29″ Stans Notubes Flow rim 32H Hope Pro2 Evo front hub w/ QR caps DT Swiss Supercomp spokes & alloy nipples Actual weight: 900 grams Rear wheel: 29″ Stans Notubes Flow rim 32H Hope Pro2 Evo SS/Trials w/ stock bolts DT Swiss Supercomp spokes & alloy nipples Actual weight: 1100…

Finally, a Honzo 20L build!

Looking forward to building mine up… in the meantime here’s a nice one:

Sram Truvativ XO Carbon Crank actual weight

Just got my Sram XO Carbon cranks in.  See the pics below for actual weight!  I’ll be running these with a 28T Homebrewed Components spiderless chainring, which should weigh in at around 65g.

Configuring Intel SRT on an Asus P8Z68-V Pro without reinstalling Windows

I just picked up a cheapo 32Gb SSD and wanted to try out Intel’s Smart Response Technology.  Here’s how I did it: My system drive is a 1TB Western Digital Black.  My SATA controller was configured as AHCI in the bios/efi.  Changing this to RAID (as required by SRT) causes windows to barf.  Here’s the…