How Do You Make A Bicycle Lighter?
Whether you’re going to participate in a Tour de France or just want to make your bicycle easier to ride, this ‘How-To’ will describe the steps to making a bicycle weigh less. Doing this to your bike creates a more efficient unit so the rider won’t have to do as much work as he/she would with the excessive weight. The ways to do this may differ between riders, depending on what the specific goals may be. You may want to strip the bike down to the frame and rebuild it, take off little things here and there, or just buy all new ultra-light parts. This method can also be tweaked and applied to a small business type environment that may be starting to produce bicycles and need to start concentrating on lean manufacturing. • Look at the big stuff. This means the frame, the wheels, tires, and the handlebars. This applies to any type of bike. If you’re willing to spend the money on a new frame, a titanium or carbon frame will be a much lighter alternative. Explore other options that wont brea