Camelbak Classic has been on the market for a long time. For a good reason, since it comes with anything you could ask for in a small package. Despite the packs’ overall size, it comes with 2,5 liter Camelbak Crux-hydration bladder and a half a liter pocket for the bare essentials.
Narrow-Wide chainrings are the hot stuff right now, and everyone seems to be moving onto 1 by setups. With the arrival of 11-speed and 12-speed wide range cassettes, a single front chainring setup makes sense. Nowadays you can even get wide range 10-speed cassettes which mean you don’t necessarily need to upgrade to a newer drivetrain. Manufacturers like RaceFace offer quality Narrow-Wide chainrings for a decent price, but what if you want to go cheaper? Like a lot cheaper.
Thanks to advances in manufacturing technologies the price of Carbon fiber bikes and components has gone down rapidly. In fact, today you can get a full Carbon fiber saddle online for less than 20$. Sounds good right? That’s why we’re reviewing two different models today.
In January 2017, my Trek Superfly 8 used to weight 14,2 kg. That was just too heavy for Cross Country bike, so something needed to be done. That’s why I started this project of making my mountain bike lighter just to see how light I could make it with a reasonable budget.